Ten recyclables to keep aside for recycling collectors
In a country with high unemployment and poverty, recycling is a source of income for a growing number of people. Coupled with poor refuse and recycling habits at household level*, the informal collection and trade of recyclables provides a living for an estimated 60 000 to 90 000 men and women countrywide.
Business can reconnect with its purpose as pandemic restrictions ease
South Africa has faced innumerable challenges during the past two years, from the consequences of years of state capture to living under a pandemic-induced state of emergency. Pandemic restrictions, along with unprecedented levels of hunger and poverty, have frayed the social fabric and tested our resilience as a nation.