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Tshwane’s plans for a waste management revamp

South Africa’s waste management approach faces numerous challenges, particularly as environmentalists call for traditional waste processing measures to be done away with. Limited resources, population growth and poor infrastructure are increasingly...

Sinotruk builds the perfect waste truck for Africa

Overloading has become standard practice for much of the local waste collection industry. A new vehicle from Sinotruk has been designed with overloading in mind, overcoming the negative effects associated with this common practice. It is no secret...
Sanitary landfill cells at Monrovia Landfill

Waste management made for Africa

As a small company dealing with large projects internationally, Pasco Waste & Environmental Consulting has adopted an operating philosophy that allows it to easily slot in with the communities of the world, especially those in Africa....

A hazardous waste winner

As the first high-hazardous landfill to be constructed in Vereeniging, Gauteng, in 24 years, Averda’s Vlakfontein Class A landfill has been built to the latest local and international standards. From planning through to operation, the Averda team...

Feeding monsters

Piet Steyn, managing director of Oilkol, remembers a time in the late 1950s and 60s when people used to drag trolleys behind them through the streets collecting waste. Over 60 years later, has all that much changed? These people, who were mostly...

A pillar of the waste management community

Buhle Waste is a second-generation family business that is 100% black-owned and -managed. The company strives to achieve excellence in all of its business activities in the communities in which it operates. Buhle Waste strives to be an embodiment...
Nico Eleftheriades, A-Thermal Retort Technologies

Zero-landfill waste management

Hazardous waste management leader A-Thermal Retort Technologies specialises in thermally treating and managing hazardous and toxic waste.  Managing director Nicolas Eleftheriades explains how A-Thermal now offers two new services for their valued...
Skip Truck Traders’ new mini compactor

Smaller is better

A new mini waste collection vehicle is set to revolutionise urban waste management in Africa, especially in townships. John Edwards, MD of Skip Truck Traders, explains what makes these four-tonne mini compactors fit for purpose. Our new four-tonne...