Ban of all electrical and electronic waste from landfill: 23 August 2021
Waste electrical and electronic equipment (referred to as WEEE or e-waste) is one of the fastest-growing types of waste worldwide. Unfortunately, it is also very hazardous due to the chemicals and components found in it. For this reason, the South African National Environmental Management: Waste Act defined e-waste as hazardous. The dangerous and toxic components […]
Tough choice: do we dispose or recycle CFL light bulbs?
Breaking a light bulb and in particular, the modern energy-saving compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) is a normal occurrence – a lamp either breaks or goes to light bulb recycling because it got burnt and thus the need for a solution to recycle light bulbs. To one person, light bulb disposal is as easy as sweeping […]
Deputy Minister Ms Barbara Thomson’s Keynote address at the opening of Africa’s first light Bulb recycling plant
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