Managing your solar panel waste
Dr Mark Williams-Wynn, R&D Manager from EWaste Africa estimates that PV waste is expected to reach 1.4 million tonnes worldwide by 2030. South Africa has 17 million solar panels installed to date, and most of these will require end-of-life (EOL) management before 2040. EWaste Africa has recently constructed equipment to be able to recycle solar […]
Electronic & Lighting Waste Solution – GCIP
EWaste Africa now offers a legally compliant and cost-effective recycling and refurbishment for your end-of-life solar panels. This will help you to reduce your environmental footprint.
PREVENT Waste Alliance
EWaste Africa is proud to announce that we have joined the PREVENT Waste Alliance as of January 2022. This alliance brings together organisations from the private sector, academia, civil society and public institutions, all with an interest in promoting innovative solutions for a functioning circular economy worldwide. We believe that joining this alliance shows our […]
EPR Regulations are now in effect
The EPR Regulations and Notices of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act of 2008 are in effect in South Africa as of 5th November 2021. These regulations and notices cover lighting, electrical & electronic equipment and packaging. This means that anyone (person or company) who imports or manufactures these items is responsible for their end-of-life management.
EWaste Africa launches ISO accredited WEEE recycling facilities
EWaste Africa hosted a virtual launch of its two ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited waste recycling facilities on LinkedIn Live and YouTube Live on Thursday, 14th October 2021.
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 […]
Winners for the 2017 GAP Innovation Competition Announced
“E-Waste Africa wins in the Green Category of the 2017 GAP Innovation Competition”
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Luminophosphor powder recycling process
EWaste Africa and UKZN have partnered to commercialize a luminophosphorus rare earth recovery plant. Further news will follow soon…
Innovation Pays Off For Young Entrepreneur
“South African company addresses on irresponsible disposal of light bulbs by offering recycling solutions.”