The discussions at this forum will focus on major waste issues currently facing the Western Cape and analyse some of the methods which have been proposed to eradicate these challenges. Industry experts will present on topics related to single use plastics, waste characterisation, circular economy and the socio-economic benefits of PET recycling in South Africa. We will also review the impacts of plastic pollution and unpack an amazing community waste collection programme which is underway.
The City of Cape Town’s Draft Water Strategy (full document) has opened for public comments and recommendations. The primary purpose of this strategy is to ensure that the city will be more resilient to future droughts. The draft strategy: Articulates the City’s plan to ensure greater water ...
Whilst the president is to give us clarity on how Eskom is to be restructured, solutions towards decentralised energy are becoming increasingly attractive to avoid electricity system facing collapse and fixing distressed power utility Eskom.
With the threat of diminishing natural resources such as gold and platinum, South Africa can no longer rely on these industries to drive industrial development. Urban mining might be the solution to this challenge. Read more about it here.