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World Environment Day: Environmental Awareness Expo

To celebrate World Environment Day the Zero Waste Foundation joined an environmental awareness expo hosted in Johannesburg.

The Future of Sustainable Fashion Brands

Trailblazing sustainable fashion brands are emerging in response to the demand for circularity in the fashion industry.

Top Scorers in the Sustainability Football League 2021

As the Premier League draws to a close, we look at which football teams have dominated the Sustainability League in 2021 with green initiatives on and off the field.

The Future of Sustainable Fashion: the rise of rental, repair and resale

Textile waste, carbon dioxide emissions, water consumption and unethical labour are just a few of the criticisms levelled at the fashion industry.

Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic vs Virgin Plastic

What are the differences between post-consumer recycled plastic and virgin plastic?

Waste and Recycling Overlooked at COP26

COP26 was successful in getting world leaders to commit to limiting global warming temperatures to 1.5°C. However, waste and recycling were overlooked in the discussions. In this piece, we review the main outcomes of COP26 and highlight its link to waste and recycling.

Net Zero vs Carbon Neutrality

The release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report last year, has spurred discussions on setting carbon commitment goals such as Net Zero and Carbon Neutral.

UK Plastic Packaging Tax: How to prepare your business?

The new UK Plastic Packaging Tax applies to single-use plastic produced with less than 30% recycled content. Is your business prepared for the UK Plastic Tax coming into effect from the 1st of April 2022?

Are you ready for the organic waste ban?

In the Western Cape, municipalities and businesses will be required to divert 50% of organics from landfills from 2022, leading up to a 100% ban in 2027.

Is it Achievable to Get to Net Zero?

Zero Waste solutions form an integral part of the global response to climate change and the race to net zero.

If you have to have waste, do you know the least environmentally harmful solution for it?

Whilst waste management isn’t the focus at COP26, we cannot deny the impact that waste has on our planet.

Do you know what’s in your waste stream?

We’ve all taken out the trash at some point, but have you ever stopped and taken a close look at the waste you’ve generated?