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Unilever commits €1bn to clean future

Unilever is committing $1,168billion (€1billion) to investigate how to transition away from fossil fuel derived chemicals for its cleaning and laundry products by 2030.

Research shows recycling method to revive crumb rubber market

BIR Tyres & Rubber Committee discovered that there is a possibility of recycling of ELTs into secondary raw materials for tyres.
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Solar to manufacture cool drinks and power the grid simultaneously

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa is expanding the solar power generation capacity of its manufacturing facilities.

Shining a light on recycling solar PV modules

The first global assessment into the most promising approaches to end-of-life management of solar PV modules has just been released by NREL.
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South Africa’s waste management strategy promotes circular economy

The South African waste management strategy will compel major metros to include and integrate the informal sector into the waste management space by 2021.

What COVID-19 has taught us about plastic in the environment

World Environment Day on 5 June highlighted whether plastic still has a place in a world where a “new normal” requires bold and innovative solutions.
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S.Africa: Repurposing waste as an alternative energy source

South Africans are exploring alternative energy sources, while reducing landfill mass, by turning to the repurposing of waste material.
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Global Recycling Day 2020 praises recycling heroes across the world

Foundation calls on people around the world to think about how they can get involved to help spread the message in the lead up to Global Recycling Day.
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South Africa bans liquid waste from landfill

The banning of liquid waste from landfill signals a shift in South African waste legislation, encouraging the waste industry to seek sustainable solutions.

Op-Ed: What should we do when recycling is not recycled?

South Africa's plastic recycling is now at 43% and has overtaken Europe in these statistics but some municipalities remain apathetic to separate waste.

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