So hungry you could eat the plate? This Cape Town startup has made it big with edible bowls

2019-10-14 20:32

A Cape Town start-up company which produces edible food bowls has grabbed international attention, netting funding from the organisers of the 2020 World Expo set to be held in Dubai.

Scientists want to dump hundreds of plastic blocks into the sea to solve litter mystery

2019-06-26 19:01

Where does the plastic washing out to sea end up? A new study aims to shed light on the subject, but concerned citizens want to stop it from going ahead.

In response to Herman Mashaba on Joburg's state of cleanliness

2019-01-20 07:00

Residents expect waste management service levels to be met and clean up campaigns that are mere public engagements cannot be a substitute for proper waste management, write Trish Hanekom and Washington Nyabeze.


Clicks, Food Lovers Market, Pick n Pay, Spar, Shoprite, and Woolworths are all dropping the confusing recycling info on their packaging – here’s how their new unified approach will look

2019-08-27 12:01

New labels will read simply ‘Recycled’ or ‘Not Recycled’, dropping a complicated system of numbers and signs.

Crisis looms as waste piles up

2019-02-18 09:46

A health crisis is looming in Pietermaritzburg and surrounding areas as Msunduzi waste management workers have embarked on an indefinite illegal strike.

Watch: These incredible toilets are changing the world

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