environment | Infrastructure news - Part 3


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Can water be nationalised?

There has been a massive public outcry over the recent Zimbabwe National Water Authority’s (Zinwa) ban on the drawing of bulk water from boreholes. Thousands of residents have described the decision as illegal. They has aired their frustration and...

Wired for waste

Christine Beukes, managing director of Oilkol, believes that, while technology is an important factor in building a sustainable future, respect for the environment is truly vital. Collecting, handling, disposing or treating waste has become a...
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Sustainable solutions to emissions reduction

The November 2013 United Nations climate change conference identified human actions as the dominant cause of global warming and highlighted anurgent need to reduce carbon emissions by at least 4% per annum in order to stay within the global carbon...

Sappi aiming to reduce water usage

Sappi wants to cuts its water usage and in its Southern African supply chain. The company is aiming to cuts its water usage by 10% by 2015, against a base year of 2007. The company has reduced its water use by 4% globally between 2009 and 2013....

HP & Kenya’s E-Waste Recycling Program

HP’s collaboration to develop the East African Computer Recycling Center will create hundreds of green jobs and protect health and the environment. Source: HPSource URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFRduGczA_U

New law forces Scottish business to recycle

Scottish businesses face the possibility of being fined if they do not comply with new recycling laws. The Waste (Scotland) Regulations stipulate that Scottish businesses had to begin presenting paper, card, plastic, glass and metals separately for...