ReSource In the Hot Seat

Taking a holistic approach to e-waste

South Africa’s electrical and electronic equipment (e-waste) industry offers huge potential for SMMEs and larger-scale businesses within the circular economy. ReSource speaks to Malcolm Whitehouse, general manager at AST Recycling, about the...
Engineered Linings Marketing Executive Hein Jansen van Vuren

Environmental protection our core focus

Engineered Linings (EL) is a division of PSV Industrial and has been servicing the industrial and mining sectors for 33 years. Marketing Executive Hein Jansen van Vuren describes how EL provides the best-quality product for specific applications in...
Nkoko Sekete, regional manager, Dr PD Sekete, founder and Thabang Sekete, business development manager

Health first

Founded by a medical doctor who wanted to improve his township patients’ health, Buhle Waste has its roots in healthcare so it was only natural that it should grow to become a leading medical waste management company. Thabang Sekete, business...
Pravashen Naidoo. Picture: Supplied

A bright Idea

Pravashen Naidoo, 34-year-old CEO and founder of eWaste Africa, started his business with one brilliant idea: keeping the hazardous materials from lightbulbs out of South Africa’s landfills. Five years, three awards and one major expansion later,...

Across borders

Brent Mahoney* of Averda SA recently returned from an incredible, year-long adventure – spanning three continents – where he gained a global perspective on localised landfilling.   While Averda was establishing itself as a leading waste...

Tyre industry initiative on a roll

REDISA has achieved much with regard to developing the tyre recycling industry, even winning the Circular Economy Governments, Cities and Regions Award at Davos earlier this year. But the story doesn’t end there – Stacey Davidson, director, REDISA,...

A continued commitment to the environment

The South African waste management industry is becoming increasingly prominent in the public space, as civil society demands greater accountability from both industry and government. This consciousness, and conscience, of the importance of ethical...