Waste management

Surprising results from waste management innovation

Innovative ways for municipalities to meet their sanitation and waste management obligations even where power or water are in short supply.
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Ouagadougou sanitation project reduces number of flood victims

A sub-project for sanitation of the outlying districts of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, has reduced the number of people affected by flooding, according to an AfDB Report.
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How to leverage IIoT to power Africa’s smart cities and grid

Coupling infrastructure projects with IIoT from the onset will improve their optimal use as Africa develops its smart cities and smart grids.
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Kenya’s 2-in-1 facility to treat faecal waste and produce biofuels

The 2-in-1 design is an innovative concept for the treatment of faecal waste while generating sustainable biomass fuel for local commercial buyers.
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Using waste management to widen the job circle

South Africa’s national waste policy has been aligned with the concept of the circular economy, in hopes of job creation.
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Accelerating the circular economy through waste to value

Philanthropic organisation Bestseller Foundation has created a Waste to Value Accelerator in Kenya.

Partnership promotes circularity, zero waste and sustainability strategies

UL and Rubicon will work to extend third-party validation services such as standards for circularity, recycled content and waste diversion.
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ECOWAS region: Call for the development of waste to energy projects

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) seeks to conduct pre-feasibility studies for waste to energy projects.
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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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