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Sunlight raises recycling awareness through packaging innovation

Over 5 years' worth of development work has culminated in the launch of Sunlight's new 100% recycled and recyclable bottle...

1 day ago

#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa

In line with its World Without Waste campaign, The Coca-Cola Company is accelerating the collection and recycling of PET plastic bottles across Southern and East Africa...

18 Mar 2019

The Waterpod: improving access to affordable drinking water in Africa

The Waterpod could be Africa's answer to providing access to safe, affordable drinking water, while at the same time fighting the environmental scourge of single-use plastics...

15 Mar 2019

High levels of E.coli confirmed around the Knysna estuary

SANParks manager for Knysna Megan Taplin has confirmed that unacceptably high levels of E.coli have been found in the vicinity of the Ashmead Channel...

13 Mar 2019

The major source of ocean plastic pollution you've probably never heard of

"Nurdles" may sound cute but they pose a huge risk to the marine environment. Also known as "mermaid tears", these small plastic pellets are a feedstock in the plastic industry...

By Claire Gwinnett 12 Mar 2019

Husband and wife team lands multi-million rand Shoprite contract

Mike and Thina Maziya's plastic manufacturing and recycling company, Verigreen, has been awarded a multi-million rand contract with Shoprite Group...

11 Mar 2019

Green economy to grow SA economy

South Africans must look at waste from an economic perspective as the green economy of the waste sector has the potential to create jobs and empower small, medium and micro-sized enterprises...

11 Mar 2019

How is the auto industry responding to eco-sustainability?

The automotive industry has emphatically joined the green movement over the past decade...

8 Mar 2019

Wild Coast Sun achieves first-in-Africa Net Zero Waste certification

Sun International's Wild Coast Sun has achieved Africa's first Net Zero Waste rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa...

1 Mar 2019

South Africa must end its coal habit. But it's at odds about when and how

South Africa's power utility Eskom is in crisis. In recent weeks, this has been brought home to South Africa's 58 million citizens as major power cuts hit the country...

By Jacklyn Cock 28 Feb 2019

Damning report on Eskom air pollution

Over a period of 21 months, Eskom's coal-fired power plants belched pollutants that exceeded South Africa's already weak air quality standards close to 3,200 times...

By John Yeld 27 Feb 2019

Polystyrene Association presents solutions tackling employment, housing and waste

At the Polystyrene Association of South Africa's recent annual general meeting it unveiled plans to increase the collection and recycling rate of post-consumer polystyrene...

25 Feb 2019

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