Engineering News | Recycling & Waste Management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/waste-management Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:59:55 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 China starts new recycling drive as foreign trash ban widens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-starts-new-recycling-drive-as-foreign-trash-ban-widens-2019-01-15 Reuters WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:44:00 +0200 508513 1547535350 1547534640 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 UN warns of rising levels of toxic brine as more desalination plants are built http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/un-warns-of-rising-levels-of-toxic-brine-as-more-desalination-plants-are-built-2019-01-14 Simone Liedtke WATER Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:00:00 +0200 508351 1547478121 1547478000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 There’s a tiny plastic enemy threatening the planet’s oceans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/theres-a-tiny-plastic-enemy-threatening-the-planets-oceans-2019-01-11 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENT Fri, 11 Jan 2019 12:16:00 +0200 508327 1547203790 1547201760 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Odourless treatment process produces energy, creates jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/odourless-water-treatment-process-produces-potable-water-energy-creates-jobs-2018-11-28 Cameron Mackay Top Water Projects Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505975 1544510956 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769087_resized_watertreatmentworkshysoncellssallyhallstilfontein1022.jpg HYSON CELLS The upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor process is below ground, which allows for natural insulation of the cone structures 511 287 Self-sustaining clean energy system developed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/self-sustaining-clean-energy-system-developed-2018-11-29 Paige Müller Top Energy Projects Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506031 1544697035 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769188_resized_emissionsregulationsrequireoilrefineryupgradesbloomberg0820171022.jpg ZERO EMISSIONS The Hyson Sustainable Energy ‘Power Tower’ allows for the recycling of liquefied carbon dioxide and water used in the energy generation process, resulting in zero harmful emissions 511 287 2019 Petco Awards open for nominations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2019-petco-awards-open-for-nominations-2018-12-13 Tasneem Bulbulia RECYCLING AND WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:20:00 +0200 507468 1544696450 1544696400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Growthpoint prepares for Cape Town’s planned ban on wet waste at landfills http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-prepares-for-cape-towns-planned-ban-on-wet-waste-at-landfills-2018-12-11 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:48:00 +0200 507140 1544514661 1544514480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771630_resized_growthpointthewastetransformersanaerobicdigesteratn1citymallcapetown1220181022.jpg Waste Transformer's aerobic digester at Growthpoint Properties' N1 City Mall 511 287 Mpumalanga remains under strain as water pollution continues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-remains-under-strain-as-water-pollution-continues-2018-12-04 Simone Liedtke WATER / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:16:00 +0200 506514 1543925921 1543925760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Circular economy presents opportunities for Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/circular-economy-presents-opportunities-for-africa-2018-11-30 Jessica Oosthuizen Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504452 1543237342 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765772_resized_humansdorpeasterncapelandfillsitedumpwaste21214duane1022.jpg GROWING SECTOR The waste picker sector is growing and plays a key role in South Africa’s recycling strategy 511 287 Company opens new energy and resource recovery facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-opens-new-energy-and-resource-recovery-facility-2018-11-30 Jessica Oosthuizen Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504741 1543237342 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766722_resized_oricolfacility11181022.jpg RECOVERY FACILITY The Cato Ridge facility is permitted to process hazardous solids, liquids and sludges, which includes solvents, oils and oils sludges, paint sludges, solids, acids and bases 511 287 Pollutec off to a resounding start http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-off-to-a-resounding-start-2018-11-28 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENT Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:52:00 +0200 506017 1543472434 1543416720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 First institutional anaerobic digester launched at NPO’s Johannesburg premises http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-institutional-anaerobic-digester-launched-at-npos-johannesburg-premises-2018-11-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:34:00 +0200 506012 1543415880 1543415640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769152_resized_sanedi1118simone1022.jpg The University of South Africa, Exxaro Resources and the South African National Energy Development Institution on Wednesday launched its first institutional anaerobic digester at nonprofit organisation EARTH Centre’s premises, in Johannesburg 511 287 UCT growing bricks of any shape from urine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-growing-any-shape-bricks-from-urine-2018-11-23 Schalk Burger Building materials Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504595 1542965400 1542924000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766061_resized_uctcivilengineeringbiobrickgrowing10181022.jpg GROWING BRICKS Sand, bacteria, fertiliser and urine produce calcium carbonate bricks in any shape 511 287 Small thermal plants hold promise for regions without grid electricity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-thermal-plants-hold-promise-for-african-economies-srk-2018-11-02 Nadine James ELECTRICITY Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502579 1541067520 1541109600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Danone Southern Africa joins Polystyrene Association of South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/danone-southern-africa-joins-polystyrene-association-of-south-africa-2018-10-25 Simone Liedtke PACKAGING / WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 25 Oct 2018 09:17:00 +0200 502751 1540451995 1540451820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762285_resized_hendrikborndanone1022.jpg Danone SA MD Hendrik Born 511 287 Shoprite to pay South African customers for reusing plastic bags http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shoprite-to-pay-south-african-customers-for-reusing-plastic-bags-2018-10-23 Reuters WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:32:00 +0200 502587 1540301687 1540301520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Coca-Cola says all containers to be made from recyclable materials by 2025 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-aims-to-recover-amount-of-packaging-used-increase-recycled-content-2018-10-19 Schalk Burger Recycling Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501341 1539671139 1539900000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Better recycling requires pact with consumers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/better-recycling-requires-consumer-pact-2018-10-19 Schalk Burger Recycling Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501334 1539671139 1539900000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Improved, integrated healthcare waste management policy needed – health dept http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-integrated-healthcare-waste-management-policy-needed-health-dept-2018-10-17 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:55:00 +0200 502076 1539786565 1539784500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 E-waste recycling sector still underdeveloped in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-waste-recycling-sector-still-underdeveloped-in-south-africa-2018-10-17 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:57:00 +0200 502043 1539778536 1539773820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Informal waste pickers should be integrated into formal waste management sector, suggests analyst http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/informal-waste-pickers-should-be-integrated-into-formal-waste-management-sector-suggests-analyst-2018-10-17 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:17:00 +0200 502039 1539773849 1539771420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 EnviroServ returning to its roots following Shongweni malodour issue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviroserv-returning-to-its-roots-following-shongweni-malodour-issue-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501952 1539694633 1539694260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760658_resized_wastemanagementshongwenilandfillaerialviewin2018102018enviroserv1022.jpg Shongweni landfill, in KwaZulu-Natal. 511 287 Used oil industry offering significant job creation potential, says foundation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/used-oil-industry-offering-significant-job-creation-potential-says-foundation-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke OIL / JOB CREATION Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:08:00 +0200 501937 1539691786 1539691680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vinci lays first kilometre of fully-recycled motorway http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vinci-lays-first-kilometre-of-fully-recycled-motorway-2018-10-10 Reuters ROADS Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:13:00 +0200 501388 1539166509 1539166380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Woolworths to trial plastic bag free store http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/woolworths-to-trial-plastic-bag-free-store-2018-10-09 Reuters WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:49:00 +0200 501242 1539075279 1539074940 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Marine waste a pressing issue, but few solutions in sight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marine-waste-a-pressing-issue-few-resolutions-in-sight-2018-10-05 Dylan Slater Environment Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499546 1538467579 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757647_resized_wave.jpg 511 287 Mars’ sustainable generation plan achieves key milestones globally, locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mars-sustainable-generation-plan-achieves-key-milestones-globally-locally-2018-10-01 Tasneem Bulbulia SUSTAINABILITY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:50:00 +0200 500239 1538401959 1538401800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vinyl association appoints Spangenberg as new CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vinyl-association-appoints-spangenberg-ceo-2018-09-28 Schalk Burger PEOPLE Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499007 1537859693 1538085600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754812_resized_savaceoadrispangenberg9181022.jpg ADRI SPANGENBERG The input of current and new members is welcomed to support work on Extended Producer Responsibility 511 287 Behavioural change a hurdle across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/behavioural-change-a-hurdle-waste-management-company-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498521 1537859686 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753673_resized_interwastewastemanagementrecycling09181022.jpg RECYCLE, REUSE, REPURPOSE Waste management companies play an important role in providing alternative channels of waste disposal to assist in encouraging citizens to adopt a recycling culture 511 287 Closure, rehabilitation of landfills a major issue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/closure-rehabilitation-of-landfills-a-major-issue-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498734 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754371_resized_landfilladobestock09181022.jpg JAM-PACKED JUNK Once filled to capacity, landfills must be closed and decommissioned 511 287 Managing waste generation crucial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/managing-waste-generation-crucial-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498700 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754280_resized_demolitionwasteadobestock09181022.jpg EXPLOSIVE OPPORTUNITIES There are many waste streams where significant opportunities exist for diversion such as organic waste or construction and demolition waste 511 287 Petco submits industry waste management plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petco-submits-industry-waste-management-plan-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498675 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754150_resized_janinebasson09181022.jpg JANINE BASSON Petco is well placed to continue delivering results in this next stage of South Africa’s environmental legislation 511 287 Plastics industry should strive for zero pellet loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-industry-should-strive-for-zero-pellet-loss-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498730 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754288_resized_amixtureofrawandrecycledplasticresinorplasticpelletsarehandledforaphotographathilexpolycosmanufacturingplantinmilesburg.jpg PROBLEMATIC PELLETS Pellet, flake and powder loss has several negative impacts on individual companies, the plastics industry as a whole and the environment 511 287 Enviroserv fined R10m for collusion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviroserv-fined-r10m-for-collusion-2018-09-27 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 27 Sep 2018 12:37:00 +0200 499888 1538044784 1538044620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Recycled PET use held back by collection rates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/significant-pet-engineering-recycling-held-back-by-collection-rates-2018-09-21 Schalk Burger WASTE MANAGEMENT Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:33:00 +0200 499512 1537541484 1537540380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755896_resized_ccbsa10918dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Vinyl association appoints Spangenberg CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vinyl-association-appoints-spangenberg-ceo-2018-09-14 Schalk Burger APPOINTMENTS Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:52:00 +0200 498832 1536933562 1536933120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Plastics SA launches clean-up day, drive to reduce ocean waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-sa-launches-clean-up-day-drive-to-reduce-waste-to-ocean-2018-09-07 Schalk Burger Plastics recycling Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497000 1535985415 1536271200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0