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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?

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.

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.

How to Futureproof Football: Part 1- What does the sustainability log look like?

July 5, 2021


With a Festival of Football taking place at the moment in Europe and the Americas, this two-part series looks at some of the most popular football clubs in the UK and the various sustainability programmes that they have initiated. We then explore the various waste management strategies that football clubs can implement to expedite their own sustainability goals, and set the tone for changing the mindsets and behavior of their legions of fans worldwide.

A Guide For Sustainable Post COVID-19 Recovery In The Hotel Industry.

June 25, 2021


As the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the hotel industry has a chance to reflect, reset and do better. Here’s our quick green guide on how hotels can begin a sustainable recovery from the pandemic.

How South Africa is fighting plastic bag pollution?

June 2, 2021


In April 2021, the South African Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE), in consultation with relevant stakeholders, gazetted new amendments to the plastic bag regulations. Read our insight on these new regulations and our analysis on alternative options as well as the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme.

What can be done with waste? A look into innovative and localised recycling in some African Case Studies.

May 25, 2021


The World Bank estimates approximately 2 billion metric tons are generated annually, and is expected to exceed 3.4 billion tons by 2050. As the world becomes more aware of the impacts of negligent practices in waste management, some individuals have found innovative ways to manage and recycle waste in their respective countries. We take a look at a few interesting “eco-preneurs” across the African continent.

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