Tetra Pak® South Africa joins PETCO

In an increased effort to drive collection and recycling of liquid board packaging (LBP) in South Africa, Tetra Pak South Africa will join the PET Recycling Company NPC (PETCO), a well-established Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO). Tetra Pak’s membership commences on 1 January 2023.

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Waste sector income and plastic recycling is on the up thanks to strategic sustainability partnerships

More than 40 local, district and provincial municipalities countrywide have benefitted from strategic sustainability partnerships in 2021/2 – not just improving waste collection and PET plastic recycling rates, but also creating much-needed income opportunities in the sector and helping develop South Africa’s circular economy.

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Partnership aims to restore the heavily polluted Juksei River in Alexandra

The infamously polluted Jukskei River has received the attention of a non-profit organisation, Khulisa Social Solutions, and the leading global hybrid cloud and AI, who have partnered to clean it up and make it safe and sustainable for over 700,000 dwellers in Alexandra and other surrounding communities.

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Going green with sustainable, responsible lead-acid battery recycling

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old vehicle battery once you replace it? If you recycle it with authorised recyclers, it will be recycled and reused to make new batteries. If, however, your old battery gets disposed of with other household items, it may end up in a landfill, where the battery components such as lead, plastic, and acid can leak into the soil, causing environmental damage and harm to people and animals.1

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Taking care of business NPO introduces novel way for local manufacturers and distributors to fight waste and support SMME’s

# Businesses can reduce their waste to landfill by donating to innovative NPO that develops entrepreneurs

# Programme enhances triple bottom line and BBBEE scorecard

# Black beneficiaries comprise 100% of Taking Care of Business’ waste reselling and repair programmes

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Global Startup Awards Africa Opens Applications for 2022/23 Season:

Competition to give African startups global visibility and investment opportunities via GIIG Africa Fund

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COP27: We must finance the transition to net zero

Ahead of his COP27 Finance Day Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) panel on mobilising capital today, Ninety One founder and CEO Hendrik du Toit says finance must follow the carbon to ensure a lasting transition to net zero.

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Digital-led approach driving innovation and quality in consulting engineering

Carel van Niekerk, Technologist: Engineering Management, WSP in Africa and Roelie Oelofse, BIM Manager, WSP in Africa, discuss digital transformation at WSP and how it’s empowering our engineering experts to deliver projects ever-more effectively.

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Probe launches new generation MaxLi 2.0 Prismatic Lithium battery – ideal for solar

Building on the success of the MaxLi Lithium battery range, power and energy solutions company Probe has launched a new generation MaxLi 2.0 Prismatic Lithium battery as part of the Probenergy range. Supplied by innovative South African company TeslaTech, the wall-mountable battery is ideal for renewable energy power backups/UPS and energy storage systems for both home and business applications.   

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COP27: The Investment Opportunities from Accelerated Climate Action

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