• Zero-Landfill Waste Management

    In the November edition of ReSource Magazine our managing director Nicolas Eleftheriades explains how our unique thermal desorption plant is able to destroy “more than 99.9%”of hazardous waste, and is geared to achieve zero waste to landfill. “Hazardous waste management leader A-Thermal Retort Technologies specialises in thermally treating and managing hazardous and toxic waste. Managing […]

  • Solid Waste Management Market worth $340bn by 2024

    Global Solid Waste Management Market is set to reach USD 340 billion by 2024, as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Ongoing adoption of optimized treatment techniques coupled with rising environmental concerns will drive the solid waste management market size. Increasing generation of municipal solid waste owing to large scale urbanization […]

  • Landfill 2017 to be held at operational landfill site

    Waste management professionals from all sectors will gather this month for the Landfill 2017 conference and for the first time ever the event will be held at an operational landfill site. The KwaZulu Natal Landfill and Waste Treatment Interest Group (LaWTIG) of the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) will host the event […]

  • Cape Town addresses drought, climate change with SA’s first true green bond

    In the face of global climate change and the worst drought in living memory, the City of Cape Town issued South Africa’s first true green bond last month. The proceeds of the hugely successful issuance will be used to fund and refinance green projects in the city, including its emergency water-supply schemes designed to address […]

  • Europe Waste-to-Energy Market Analysis to 2021

    Research and Markets has published the latest Market Analysis by Geography, by Technology (Physical, Thermal, Biological), Competitive Landscape, Key Company Information – Growth Trends and Forecasts. Europe is the market leader for waste to energy market. According to Research and Markets the region accounted for more than 60 per cent of the total market share […]

  • The Green Fund to Facilitate Investment in Green Initiatives

    The Green Fund aims to provide catalytic finance to facilitate investment in green initiatives that will support poverty reduction and job creation. Importantly, the Fund will only support initiatives which would not have been implemented without its support. The Green Fund is additional and complementary to existing fiscal allocations supporting the transitioning of the South […]

  • Medical Waste Management Market Plying for Significant Growth During 2017 – 2025

    Medical Waste Management Market: Overview  Medical waste refers to waste produced at health centers, hospitals, dental clinics, physicians’ offices, blood banks, and veterinary hospitals as well as clinical research centers and laboratories. Any waste which is produced at the time of services rendered or research carried out on animals or human beings need to be […]

  • Waste-to-Energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy

    The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting, says Webb Meko.* Sustainability efforts and growing interest in the circular economy are driving developed and developing nations to look inward and focus on ways to conserve and make the most out of their resources. Advanced waste-to-energy (WTE) programmes offer municipalities and […]

  • Plastics and packaging industry collaborate to find solutions to marine litter

    The 2017 African Marine Waste Conference took place in Port Elizabeth recently, and was attended by about 200 delegates from nine African states and a further ten countries from other continents. Managed by the Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) under the leadership of Dr Tony Ribbink, CEO of SST, the conference aimed to continue the concerted […]

  • Smart businesses are seeing the value in sustainable waste management

    The drivers of sustainable waste management include the combatting of financial, environmental, reputational and operational risks, however, significant opportunities exist for companies to unlock the financial and reputational benefits associated with sustainable waste treatment and processing methods. Pressure on landfill space, particularly in South Africa, has resulted in the restriction of certain waste types on […]

  • Waste-to-energy is way forward for SA’s waste sector

    Leaders in the South African waste management industry have their sights set on expanding the country’s waste-to-energy potential. Exploring this has two significant benefits. Firstly, it provides an alternative to landfilling as the country is fast running out of landfill capacity. Secondly, this form of recycling provides a source of renewable energy which helps the […]