EPR Regulations are now in effect

fluorescent lighting tubes

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.

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 […]

DTI awards recognise businesses

As the year winds down, the South African premier business awards have showcased those businesses that have managed to achieve excellence in a difficult financial year. The Department of Trade and Industry Awards recognise a number of business areas, including a lifetime achievement award, which was awarded to dynamic business woman, and Wiphold founder, Gloria […]

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