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How much does your waste contribute to your carbon footprint?

World leaders at the Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow are currently investigating strategies to tackle climate change.

Will technology be able to stop climate change?

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an authoritative body on climate change, paints a damning picture. It is irrefutable: Human behaviour has caused the earth to heat up faster than initially predicted. And if we don’t act now, the global warming temperature will increase to or exceed 1.5 degrees C, resulting in devastating heat waves, famine and even mass extinctions. As the world seeks solutions at the Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, we ask: Will technology be able to stop climate change?

Are you fighting food waste or fuelling the climate crisis?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report highlights the clear link between food waste and climate change.

Waste Management and the Fight Against Climate Change

Ahead of COP26 Climate Change summit in November 2021, we think it’s important to frame waste management within the context of climate change.

The Race We Don’t Want to Win: 5 Key Takeaways from the IPCC report

In the lead up to COP26 in Glasgow in November 2021 and in light of the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

The Journey to Net Zero: Part 3- The Importance of Waste Audits (Do You Know What You are Sending to Landfill?)

We conclude our 3-part series on the journey to net zero by highlighting the importance of waste audits in relation to setting and meeting net zero targets.

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

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.

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?

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

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?

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.

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.