Webb Meko
SOUTH AFRICA
Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy

Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy[Webb Meko] The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#YouthMonth: How Repurpose Schoolbags give a child choice, not charity

#YouthMonth: How Repurpose Schoolbags give a child choice, not charity[Sindy Peters] Since its launch in 2013, Rethaka has manufactured and distributed 10,000 Repurpose Schoolbags in six African countries, recycling 400,000 plastic bags in the process...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
A landfill is no place for plastic bottles

A landfill is no place for plastic bottles[Sindy Peters] Because their usefulness extends well beyond their original purpose, and to bury them in earth is exceptionally wasteful...

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Hermann Erdman
SOUTH AFRICA
Investing in a circular water economy in SA

Investing in a circular water economy in SA
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[Hermann Erdman] The UN World Water Development Report: Wastewater, the Untapped Resource indicates that for decades, people have been using fresh water faster than nature can replace it...

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Hermann Erdman
SOUTH AFRICA
A solution to economic growth? Try circular economies

A solution to economic growth? Try circular economies
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[Hermann Erdman] SA has been rated as one of the worst-performing African countries in terms of entrepreneurship...

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Hermann Erdman
SOUTH AFRICA
Making extended producer responsibility sustainable

Making extended producer responsibility sustainable[Hermann Erdman] Manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned about the rising costs of product manufacturing - particularly the costs associated with the end-of-life disposal of these products...

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Pasqua Heard
SOUTH AFRICA
Three circular economy projects in South Africa

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[Pasqua Heard] Environmentally friendly bricks, sustainable heating, and the re-use of underutilised resources are just some of the projects that are pioneering a degree of circular economy thinking in South Africa...

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Hermann Erdman
SOUTH AFRICA
Entrepreneurs will be key custodians in transition to a circular economy

Entrepreneurs will be key custodians in transition to a circular economy[Hermann Erdman] Every year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) brings together the world's business, economic and political leaders in Davos to discuss the challenges and future of the world economy. The theme for this year was Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#YouthMonth: 'The choice began with a needle and thread' - Zaid Philander

#YouthMonth: 'The choice began with a needle and thread' - Zaid Philander[Sindy Peters] As Youth Month draws to a close, we interview activist and entrepreneur Zaid Philander on his social enterprise I Scream & Red...

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