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07 08 2022 | 08:42

SOUTH AFRICA: PETCO awards companies for sustainable waste management

With 70 community collectors spread across the port city of Durban, start-up Isphepho Enviro has won the award for the best environmental awareness initiative in the Sustainable Waste Management…

07 08 2022 | 08:15

NAMIBIA: EU-funded two waste buy-back centres to be set up in Windhoek

As part of Namibia's solid waste management strategy, two waste buy-back centres will be set up in the capital Windhoek by 2024. The project is funded by the European Union (EU). The city of…

28 07 2022 | 20:19

ALGERIA: AND equips three wilayas with a selective waste sorting system

While Algeria recycles only 30% of its 13 million tons of waste produced annually, the National Waste Agency (AND) will install a selective waste sorting system in the wilayas of Boumerdès, Oran and…

28 07 2022 | 20:16

KENYA: New law on sustainable waste management enacted

After months of controversy surrounding Kenya's Green Economy Implementation Plan (GEIP), the East African government has embarked on drafting a new law on sustainable waste management. The text is…

22 07 2022 | 10:29

Ivory Coast: AFD lends €130 million for wastewater management in Yopougon

French Development Agency (AFD) is confirming a €130 million loan for sanitation in Yopougon, in the autonomous district of Abidjan in Ivory Coast. The financing is intended for the construction of…

12 07 2022 | 19:49

The results are in ♻️ 😲

A couple of months ago 250,000 people came together to take part in the biggest ever investigation into household plastic. Now we can finally reveal the investigation results – and they are …

05 07 2022 | 08:09

KENYA: Switzerland’s HZI sets up in Nairobi for waste-to-energy

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI), a waste management technology provider based in Zurich, Switzerland, is setting up operations in Kenya through a partnership with environmental solutions company Sintmond…

05 07 2022 | 08:02

GHANA: Electronic waste recycling centre to be inaugurated in October 2022

While Ghana generates 170,000 tonnes of e-waste every year, a quarter of which ends up in the Agbogbloshie landfill on the outskirts of Accra, the government is preparing to inaugurate an e-waste…

26 06 2022 | 07:57

NIGERIA: Recycling waste ensures schooling for the needy

With 22 million people in Nigeria illiterate, financial professionals through the Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA), are launching the "Recycling for Education Campaign".

23 06 2022 | 18:22

KENYA: UN-Habitat provides Taita Taveta with a waste recovery planτ

While Taita Taveta County in the northern part of Kenya generates an average of 190 tonnes of solid waste every day, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) will install a waste…

01 06 2022 | 16:55

At Greening the Islands Observatory meeting priority solutions are identified for Gozo as it aims towards reaching carbon neutrality by 2030

Global experts, local stakeholders and community establish a task force for Gozo to implement the island’s sustainable transition, coordinated by GRDA with GTI support

01 06 2022 | 09:36

MOROCCO: Casablanca obtains land for municipal waste treatment

In Morocco, the port city of Casablanca will set up a landfill with a waste recovery and sorting centre on a 260-hectare plot of land being acquired by the municipal authorities. The installation…