Engineering News | Recycling & Waste Management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/waste-management Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:02:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Dept postpones implementation of EPR Regulations for the waste sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dept-postpones-implementation-of-epr-regulations-for-the-waste-sector-2021-01-19 Tasneem Bulbulia WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:16:00 +0200 574290 1611066803 1611065760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Consumers playing role in keeping plastic tubs out of landfills, says Polyco https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consumers-playing-role-in-keeping-plastic-tubs-out-of-landfills-says-polyco-2021-01-15 Tasneem Bulbulia RECYCLING Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:42:00 +0200 573989 1610704284 1610703720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Waste management sector ready to deal with vaccine-related waste, says Averda https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-management-sector-ready-to-deal-with-vaccine-related-waste-says-averda-2021-01-14 Tasneem Bulbulia WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:15:00 +0200 573933 1610634543 1610633700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917954_resized_covid19wastemanagement0120211022.jpg Businesses globally re-evaluated their approach to cleaning and hygiene regimes in 2020 owing to the pandemic 511 287 Materials recovery facility to capture up to 30% of Cape Town recyclable waste https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-recovery-facility-to-capture-20---30-of-cape-town-recyclable-waste-2020-12-11 Schalk Burger ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 571861 1607413600 1607637600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913808_resized_jgafrikapeninsulawastefacilityrubblereuseconstructionstart8201022.jpg 511 287 Record number of companies disclosing sustainability impacts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-number-of-companies-disclosing-sustainability-impacts-2020-12-01 Donna Slater SUSTAINABILITY Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:24:00 +0200 571721 1606833776 1606832640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913432_resized_erichespenheide1022.jpg GRI chairperson Eric Hespenheide 511 287 Solar power industry has opportunity to build recycling value chain from scratch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-power-industry-has-opportunity-to-build-recycling-value-chain-from-scratch-2020-11-18 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 18 Nov 2020 12:11:00 +0200 570415 1610025127 1605694260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911559_resized_srksolarenergysectorwork0620201022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83989_2020-11-18_solar_power_africa_2_-_2.mp477395995DEFF hazardous waste management and licensing chief director Mishelle Govender shares insight on solar PV recycling DEFF hazardous waste management and licensing chief director Mishelle Govender shares insight on solar PV recycling Tech partnership brews beer from re-used water https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-partnership-brews-beer-from-re-used-water-2020-11-06 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 13 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568747 1605085303 1605218400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000907075_resized_breweriesxylem11201022.jpg 'GO' ZONE The speed in which ozone treats water is up to 3 000 times faster than conventional chemical cleaning 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83834_2020-11-02_xylem_water_solutions_-_2.mp423554685Xylem Water Solutions treatment project manager Brendan van Wyk discusses the use of ozone and ultraviolet technology in the cleaning processes in breweries and wineries. Camerawork: Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 21.10.20 Xylem Water Solutions treatment project manager Brendan van Wyk discusses the use of ozone and ultraviolet technology in the cleaning processes in breweries and wineries. Camerawork: Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 21.10.20 Calls for support for waste pickers on the rise https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/calls-for-support-for-waste-pickers-on-the-rise-2020-11-12 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:48:00 +0200 569904 1605273815 1605188880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000909793_resized_mpactpolymerswadevillerecyclingplastic60516duane1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83956_2020-11-13_plastics_colloquium_-_2.mp498857084African Reclaimer Organisation (ARO) chairperson Eli Kodisang speaking during the 2020 Plastics Colloquium. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. African Reclaimer Organisation (ARO) chairperson Eli Kodisang speaking during the 2020 Plastics Colloquium. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. 'New roadmap' needed for South Africa to deal with plastic waste pollution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-roadmap-needed-for-south-africa-to-deal-with-plastic-waste-pollution-2020-11-12 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENT / WASTE MANAGEMENT / PLASTICS Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:14:00 +0200 569900 1605249832 1605186840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000909783_resized_barbaracreecydea1022.jpg Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83946_2020-11-12_barbara_creecy_-_2.mp484915442Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy delivers the keynote address at this year's Plastics Colloquium. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy delivers the keynote address at this year's Plastics Colloquium. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Flowmeters can reduce wasted energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flowmeters-can-reduce-wasted-energy-2020-10-23 Cameron Mackay Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 06 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568064 1604400584 1604613600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 WWF launches plastics report, encourages deeper collaboration to end pollution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wwf-launches-plastics-report-encourages-deeper-collaboration-to-end-pollution-2020-11-04 Donna Slater PLASTICS & PACKAGING Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:41:00 +0200 569160 1604498416 1604497260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nurdle spill reignites Greenpeace’s plea for single-use plastic ban https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nurdle-spill-reignites-greenpeaces-plea-for-single-use-plastic-ban-2020-11-04 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Wed, 04 Nov 2020 11:42:00 +0200 569104 1604486161 1604482920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000907922_resized_nurdlesplasticbeach01120201022.jpg Plastic nurdles 511 287 SABS calls for stricter self-regulation around hazardous waste disposal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-calls-for-stricter-self-regulation-around-hazardous-waste-disposal-2020-10-19 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Mon, 19 Oct 2020 16:30:00 +0200 567658 1603118946 1603117800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Acquisition expands provider’s range of wrapping solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-expands-providers-range-of-wrapping-solutions-2020-10-05 Mc'Kyla Nortje Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566338 1601891231 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901998_resized_frommpackagingomcv2000withbandwrapping1020201022.jpg WRAPPING IT UP The OMC-V2000 machine is indicative of FROMM’s innovative approach to ensuring the highest possible level of product protection and load securing 511 287 Expansion set for completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-supply-expansion-set-for-completion-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566089 1602679441 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901288_resized_waterengzimileconsuphill1022.jpg UPHILL BATTLE One of the challenges faced during the project entailed an uphill installation which Zimile Consulting Engineers successfully completed without complications 511 287 Tech helps address nonrevenue water loss https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-helps-address-non-revenue-water-loss-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566087 1602679571 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901283_resized_waterengxylemsmartballwater10201022.jpg SMART DETECTIVE The Smart Ball water leak detection an assessment tool can be deployed without having to disrupt the flow within the system 511 287 Proactive national water programme on the cards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-national-water-programme-on-the-cards-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566076 1602769881 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901249_resized_waterengdbsatreatmentplant10201022.jpg FINANCIAL FILTER The DBSA looks to offer a proactive infrastructure and financial based water reuse sub-programme as part of its national water programme 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83505_2020-09-22_dbsa.mp428635055 DBSA disruption specialist Johann Lübbe and infrastructure finance specialist Konstant Bruinette discuss the progress being made on a new national water programme that the DBSA is developing. DBSA disruption specialist Johann Lübbe and infrastructure finance specialist Konstant Bruinette discuss the progress being made on a new national water programme that the DBSA is developing. E-commerce spurs single-use packaging https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-commerce-spurs-single-use-packaging-2020-10-01 Mc'Kyla Nortje Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566097 1602832869 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901778_resized_ohoatpackagingsustainable1022.jpg RECYCLED WINE BOTTLES Company develops packaging solution that is plastic-free and made from recycled wine bottles 511 287 Data-driven approach for water approached https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-driven-approach-to-water-distribution-promoted-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566079 1602839498 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901256_resized_waterengroyalhaskoning10201022.jpg TANK TRACING A data-driven approach will help optimise water use and its infrastructure suggest Royal HaskoningDHV 511 287 Easy-to-assemble water storage tanks launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/easy-to-assemble-water-storage-tanks-launched-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566071 1602843608 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901279_resized_waterengcircotankstructamaxitank10201022.jpg TANK TOP The Maxi range of tanks offers water storage capacity of up to 1.5Mℓ 511 287 Innovative recycling initiative receives funding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-recycling-initiative-receives-funding-2020-09-17 Theresa Bhowan Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565105 1601369102 1601589600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899260_resized_sasolpackaching1020201022.jpg KEEP IT CLEAN Sasol has committed to fund 25 additional Packa-Ching mobile units across South Africa 511 287 Creecy hints to inclusion of green components in economic recovery plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creecy-hints-to-inclusion-of-green-components-in-economic-recovery-plan-2020-10-01 Terence Creamer ECONOMIC RECOVERY Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:05:00 +0200 566167 1601565788 1601561100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901504_resized_barbaracreecy09191022dylan.jpg Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 Maintenance work completed during lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-work-completed-during-lockdown-2020-09-25 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564216 1600681218 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897103_resized_workingheighskyriders09201022.jpg SAFE SUSPENSION Being able to safely complete a task while suspended from a structure takes a specialised team which Skyriders offers 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83303_2020-08-21_skyriders.mp426673975Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn discusses a recently completed maintenance project that required specialised rope access expertise. Camerawork: Halima Frost. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 21.08.2020 Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn discusses a recently completed maintenance project that required specialised rope access expertise. Camerawork: Halima Frost. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 21.08.2020 IS programme gaining momentum https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/is-programme-gaining-momentum-2020-09-25 Tracy Hancock Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564243 1600681218 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897260_resized_ncpcsiprogrammeesilthuli1022.jpg RECYCLING REWARDS Esilthuli Plastic Recycling is growing its production of recycled plastic products, creating jobs through its involvement in the Industrial Symbiosis programme 511 287 Industry appeals to country to separate paper products for recycling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-appeals-to-country-to-separate-paper-products-for-recycling-2020-09-25 Tracy Hancock Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564221 1600771410 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897163_resized_paperintorecyclingbin11022.jpg RECYCLING TRENDS South Africa’s paper recovery rate for last year is at 68.5% with 1.2-million tonnes of recyclable paper products diverted from landfill 511 287 Industry body submits plastic-waste guidelines to govt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-submits-plastic-waste-guidelines-to-govt-2020-09-25 Tracy Hancock Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564228 1600771481 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897128_resized_childrenrecyclingplastics0820201022.jpg PLASTIC STATS In 2018, 46.3% of all plastics placed on the market was collected for recycling in South Africa, with 352 000 t of plastics recycled 511 287 South Africa should ramp up e-waste recycling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-ramp-up-e-waste-recycling-2020-09-25 Tracy Hancock Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564233 1600771547 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897933_resized_astrecyclingewaste1022.jpg REUSING RESOURCES With up to 99% of all components that comprise information technology devices being recyclable, the world’s finite resources can be saved 511 287 Creecy shares strides govt has made in circular economy efforts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creecy-shares-strides-govt-has-made-in-circular-economy-efforts-2020-09-17 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:13:00 +0200 565045 1600343820 1600341180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol to become first raw material supplier signatory of Operation Clean Sweep https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-to-become-first-raw-material-supplier-signatory-of-operation-clean-sweep-2020-09-15 Donna Slater PLASTICS & PACKAGING Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:23:00 +0200 564830 1600177436 1600176180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Circular economy to be promoted through new waste strategy − Creecy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/circular-economy-to-be-promoted-through-new-waste-strategy-creecy-2020-09-14 Donna Slater RECYCLING Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:32:00 +0200 564735 1600096211 1600090320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Japan continues to assist in oil cleanup off Mauritius coast https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japan-continues-to-assist-in-oil-cleanup-off-mauritius-coast-2020-09-02 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Wed, 02 Sep 2020 15:20:00 +0200 563756 1599053874 1599052800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Insimbi ‘cautiously optimistic’ as earnings fall https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insimbi-cautiously-optimistic-as-earnings-fall-2020-08-24 Simone Liedtke METALS Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:04:00 +0200 562917 1598278517 1598277840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Canal Walk awarded 5-Star Green Star rating for environment-conscious initiatives https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/canal-walk-awarded-5-star-green-star-rating-for-environment-conscious-initiatives-2020-08-19 Donna Slater PROPERTY Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:24:00 +0200 562448 1597830726 1597829040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892820_resized_canalwalk1022.jpg 511 287 Fuelled by consumer demand, Tetra Pak takes steps to green processes and products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuelled-by-consumer-demand-tetra-pak-takes-steps-to-green-processes-and-products-2020-08-18 Donna Slater FOOD & BEVERAGE Tue, 18 Aug 2020 15:01:00 +0200 562366 1597756301 1597755660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 The use of recycled plastic used to store electrical energy demonstrated in the US https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-use-of-recycled-plastic-used-to-store-electrical-energy-demonstrated-in-the-us-2020-08-13 Rebecca Campbell WASTE/ENERGY STORAGE Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:56:00 +0200 562007 1597332778 1597326960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000891776_resized_cengizozkanmilhri1022.jpg Left to right: Professors Cengiz and Mihri Ozkan. 511 287 Coca-Cola changes Sprite packaging to increase recycling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-changes-sprite-packaging-to-increase-recycling-2020-08-07 Tasneem Bulbulia FOOD & BEVERAGE; RECYCLING Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:02:00 +0200 561595 1596809833 1596808920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Stricter compliance regulations for chemical disinfectants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stricter-compliance-regulations-for-chemical-disinfectants-2020-07-23 Theresa Bhowan Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560078 1596544746 1596751200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887339_resized_chemspetrochemsindustrocleanemmacorder0820201022.jpg EMMA CORDER Consultations determine which chemicals would best suit a company’s requirements and assists in providing a methodology that would best suit the application of these products 511 287