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Research into the resilience of SMMEs has highlighted global opportunities for South African businesses which apply green principles to their work processes and products.
The Digital Global Biogas Cooperation (DiBiCoo) hosts its second stakeholder workshop in South Africa, in partnership with Greencape, on 20 October.
The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality’s beneficiation of bio-solids project has won GreenCape’s inaugural Green Economy Change Champions Competition. The project adds value to bio-solids produced as wastewater treatment facilities.
Once a decision has been taken to actively reclaim wastewater within a given infrastructure, designing and planning the treatment plan raises all manner of questions.
Increased interest by businesses to explore and use biogas and other bioenergy technologies to secure and reduce energy demand, improve water efficiency and reduce and beneficiate waste streams all mean an increasing need to establish financing mechanisms to support biogas projects.
The core aim of the Digital global Biogas Cooperation (DiBiCoo) is to prepare markets in emerging countries for the uptake of sustainable biogas technologies and projects
South Africa’s waste economy has the potential to contribute R11.5 billion annually to the country’s GDP, according to the Department of Environmental Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries.
Many local government structures, municipalities and businesses have expressed interest in waste-to-energy technologies.
As a South African project partner for the Digital Global Biogas Cooperation (DiBiCoo) project, Greencape will host a workshop on the current market and legislative framework of the biogas sector in South Africa on Tuesday 29 June.