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No water crisis in Hammanskraal: City of Tshwane

There’s disagreement over the quality of water in Hammanskraal, with the City of Tshwane insisting it’s safe to drink. But the Human Rights Commission told residents at a community meeting, that it isn’t. The HRC says it intervened...

Duzi contamination is wake-up call for boards

The accidental release of some 240 tons of toxic effluent into the Msunduzi River in Pietermaritzburg last week should alert governing bodies to the importance of identifying and addressing environmental and social risk in all their activities....

Keynote speakers announced for Landfill 2019

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is pleased to announce that Boyd Ramsey and Professor Linda Godfrey will be the keynote speakers for the Landfill 2019 Conference and Exhibition. IWMSA is very excited to announce that,...

Waste pickers remain key to recycling industry

Informal waste pickers recycle 90% of the recyclables collected from households in South Africa, possibly saving municipalities up to R750 million in landfill space every year. This is according to Professor Rinie Schenck, waste management...