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Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collab

Earlier this year, Nestlé Smarties globally announced its switch to 100% recyclable paper packaging. The sustainable packaging solution was introduced to the South Africa market in March...

2 days ago

Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles

The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

14 Apr 2021

Woolworths implements further single-use plastic reductions in stores

Woolworths is expanding its 'plastic shopping bag free' policy to 52 more stores and has announced the replacement of plastic packaging with kraft packaging in 'Ripe and Ready' avocados...

13 Apr 2021

Nike Refurbished programme gives footwear a second life

Nike has launched a new refurbishment programme in the US that accepts returns for pre-worn footwear, which is then refurbished and cleaned to be resold at Nike stores at a discount...

13 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Justice Tootla, managing director of Averda

Justice Tootla hopes to make a practical contribution to saving the environment for future generations by using technology to help organisations manage their waste responsibly...

By Sindy Peters 9 Apr 2021

2 vital tools for carbon tax compliance

While businesses only need to calculate their liability and submit their carbon tax return once a year, compliance with the Carbon Tax Act itself is not a once-off accomplishment, nor is it as difficult to achieve as some organisations think...

By Eckart Zollner 7 Apr 2021

Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest

Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear...

30 Mar 2021

Public comment sought on ERP in the waste sector

Draft amendments to the regulations and notices regarding Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the Waste Sector have been published for public consultation...

29 Mar 2021

Justice Tootla appointed new MD of Averda

Effective 1 March 2021, Justice Tootla is the new managing director of Averda. With over 20 years' experience within various industries...

25 Mar 2021

Biodegradable cigarette butts a potential source of toxic pollution

A group of third-year microbiology students from Stellenbosch University (SU) have determined that biodegradable cigarettes can have unintended consequences including environmental damage...

19 Mar 2021

Annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey results released

Plastics SA, in conjunction with the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO), recently released the annual South African Plastics Recycling Survey...

19 Mar 2021

Corona pilots beer packaging made using surplus barley

Corona has introduced a new circular form of packaging for its six-packs, made using repurposed surplus barley straw...

18 Mar 2021

Getting greener and cleaner with Dell Technologies and Pinnacle ICT

Partnering with Dell Technologies at a local level, Pinnacle will strive to create awareness around e-waste and provide collections points to make it easier for organisations to drop off their e-waste at centralised locations...

Issued by Pinnacle ICT 15 Mar 2021

New campaign promotes recycling of food and beverage cartons

Fibre Circle is calling on South African food producers to help drive awareness that food and beverage cartons are recyclable...

15 Mar 2021



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