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Infographic: Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling

Find out what small changes you can make when it comes to recycling with our handy infographic.
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Women clean up at cleantech awards

Women took the lead at the annual Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa, with four companies owned by women taking awards....

A little hope goes a long way

sarah---thumbA small NGO called Nourish helps communities around the upmarket game reserves of Hoedspruit benefit from a range of interventions, such as a library, skills development, a food garden and a moringa plantation.

Recycling is at the heart of Soulart

soulart-2---thumbThe 10 young designers at Soulart recycle waste, turning it into artful, sought-after items. They work under the genial eye of founder Brian Sibusiso Mokhachane, who says his initiative is helping to create jobs and tackle drug abuse and littering.

ABI recognises South Africa’s young recyclers

ABI thumbKwaZulu-Natal featured highly in this year's ABI Schools Recycling Programme, with Ekuthuleni Primary School grabbing the grand prize. The competition teaches children to care for the environment

Pitch in and help clean-up South Africa

recycling thumb Parliamentarians learned about recycling and its value to the national economy during a study tour of the Kraaifontein Integrated Waste Management Facility and Tuffy Manufacturing in Cape Town. Recycling keeps the environment clean and creates jobs, they heard.

The artist at work: Mbongeni Buthelezi makes beauty out of waste

South African artist Mbongeni Buthelezi recycles plastic litter, adds some heat and melts it all on to his canvas to create some of the most audacious pieces of art. A regular exhibitor on the local and international art scenes for almost 20 years, he has been hailed as one of the country's most innovative artists.

Volunteers clean up South Africa’s coastline

ICC-slide-2Every year, thousands of volunteers around the world pitch in to help the Ocean Conservancy's global clean up. In South Africa, they picked up over 10 000kg of rubbish in 2014.

South African fly farm to produce protein from waste

South African fly farm to produce protein from waste

The world's largest commercial fly farm, which will harvest the larvae of 8.5-billion flies to produce food for chickens, pigs and farmed fish, is under construction in South Africa, premised on an innovative waste-to-protein concept that could revolutionize the global animal feed market.

Recyclable living for all by 2016

South Africa aims to have all households in the country's large centres separating their own waste into recyclable and non-recyclable material by 2016.

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