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Would you like a glass recycling bag with that car?

In what was hailed as a first for the motor industry, a renowned vehicle brand has partnered with The Glass Recycling Company to facilitate the placement of glass banks at all its dealerships countrywide. The reuse and recycling of raw, process and...

ACMP calls for review of the Waste Act

The possible impact of the current definition of waste in the Waste Act on job creation, the national climate change response strategy, innovation and international trade barriers was the topic of a briefing of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee...

What happens to hybrid and EV car batteries?

As the hybrid and electric vehicle markets continue to grow in the US, so too grows the number of batteries in these vehicles that eventually will need to be recycled. And while the heaviest volumes of discarded batteries are still years away from...

Coca-Cola and SodaStream in environmental debacle

A legal battle is ensuing between The Coca-Cola Company and SodaStream after Coca-Cola in South Africa issued a cease-and-desist letter in relation to SodaStream’s global ‘The Cage’ campaign. The Cage is – just that – a giant cage, filled with used...

Nigeria jumps on the green bandwagon

Kaduna State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources Zakariya Shamaki announced that the federal government has completed the construction of a plastic recycling plant in the state. Shamaki spoke at the ongoing ministerial press briefing...