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SA Plastics Pact: The Phase 1 List- Do You Know What Is Going to Be Banned from Landfill?

September 21, 2021


The SA Plastics Pact members have committed to phasing out 12 plastic items, by December 2021. Do you know which items are going to be banned from landfill?

Clean-up and Recycle South Africa Week

September 14, 2021


Clean-up and Recycle SA Week aims to create awareness on the increasing amounts of litter strewn across our beautiful country. We commemorate this important event by highlighting some of the clean-ups we have conducted, through our Zero Waste Foundation. Can you spot the differences?

THE JOURNEY TO NET ZERO: PART 2- RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COMPANIES IN SETTING AND IMPLEMENTING ROBUST NET-ZERO TARGETS.

September 6, 2021


Following from our first piece on Net Zero Vs Science Based Targets: What Is the Difference and Which Approach Is Better? We now take a close look at the recommendations put together by the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) on how corporates can set and implement robust Net Zero targets.

DO YOU HAVE A SOLUTION FOR YOUR E-WASTE?

August 30, 2021


As of 23 August 2021, all Electrical and electronic equipment (“EEE”) waste are effectively banned from landfill sites across South Africa. Unsure of where to send your e-waste? Over the years, Don’t Waste has a compiled a host of accredited and compliant solutions for the diversion of e-waste from landfill.

THE JOURNEY TO NET ZERO: PART 1- NET ZERO VS SCIENCE BASED TARGETS

August 23, 2021


The term Net Zero is becoming a hot topic, as more corporates and government agencies take action by committing to emission reduction targets, in an attempt to create climate change resilience across the world. Follow our 3-part series as we navigate through the process of Net Zero target setting.

Clean Up of Public Space Around Garden Route Mall

August 16, 2021


Our Zero Waste Foundation team at the Eastern Cape, supported by the Don’t Waste Group, conducted a superb clean up of the public spaces around the Garden Route Mall, restoring the beauty and integrity of the area.

The Impact Of Waste Area Planning On Improving Environmental Performance And Waste Cost Savings

August 1, 2021


Our client, a large food manufacturing company with a footprint across the African continent, sought assistance with improving its environmental performance and reducing waste costs. This case study highlights the impact of efficient waste area planning, one of several interventions that we implemented in achieving the client’s goals.

Country Club Beach Clean Up

July 23, 2021


The Zero Waste Foundation, supported by the Don’t Waste Group, joined forces with Pick n Pay’s People n Planet and KZN Beach Clean Up to conduct a clean-up at the Country Club Beach in Durban, South Africa.

UK Plastic Packaging Tax: A Step To Reducing Plastic Waste?

July 18, 2021


Did you know that the United Kingdom is set to pass a new sustainable and environmentally-friendly plastic packaging tax system that will come into effect on 01 April 2022? Here’s a summary of what to expect.

How to Futureproof Football: Part 2- Guidelines for Efficient and Effective Waste Management Strategies at Football Clubs.

July 12, 2021


As football fever winds down, we end our two-part series on Future Proofing Football by looking at various waste management strategies that football (and other sporting) clubs can implement to support their journey towards sustainability.

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