Recycling sparks boom in second-hand market

Trading in second-hand goods is as old as business itself – and now it’s enjoying a rising new wave of popularity, to the benefit of both buyers and sellers, says […]

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The week in recycling: Friday 23 March

Recycling Technologies raises €4.2m from crowdfunding UK-based Recycling Technologies has closed a fundraising campaign on Crowdcube, raising three times the amount of its target, two weeks after opening it to […]

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Running shoes, fresh from the ocean

Footwear giant Adidas have announced that they shipped and sold over 1 million pairs of shoes in 2017 that were manufactured using plastic components that had been recovered from the […]

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Message in a coffee cup

Starbucks is being held to a decade-old recycling pledge they made in terms of using more sustainable packaging. Almost 900 000 people are calling on the coffee giant to move […]

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PETCO and partners relieve pressure on Western Cape recycling capacity

Above (left to right): Shahid Kazmi (Extrupet), Caspar Elbers (Propet), Peter White (Propet), Alison Davison (City of Cape Town), Gregg Adams (Department of Environmental Affairs), Naas du Preez (Oasis Water), […]

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The crisis of cash: a wakeup call for the recycling industry

With China cutting back on the amount of recycling it takes from Australia, the glory days of easy recycling have come to a grinding halt. Worldwide the growth in citizen […]

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Tourism taps into lessons learned from Cape Town water crisis

Tourism brings in almost 10% of South Africa’s GDP, which makes it imperative that the country doesn’t suffer any jobs losses as a result of the water crisis in the city […]

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South Africa’s Smart Cities are Driving Sustainability

Property development and nature might not automatically go hand in hand, but more and more developers are moving towards incorporating nature into building design. Green spaces prove popular, even in […]

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Life Healthcare opens water filtration plant in the Western Cape

Life Healthcare, one of South Africa’s largest private healthcare groups, opened its water filtration plant at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital at the start of March. The plant meets the strict […]

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GROUNDSWELL ~ supporting enviropreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur committed to solving environmental challenges? Can your product or service unlock possibilities in water and resource sustainability? Business development specialists Fetola are launching GROUNDSWELL, a new initiative […]

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Smart recycling solutions for Vietnam and beyond

Global Fiberglass Solutions, an American smart recycling and manufacturing firm, has made its transcontinental business collaboration debut by signing a partnership agreement with the Minh Hung Group in Ho Chi […]

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The future of artificial football pitch recycling 

​Artificial turf surfaces becoming more and more common in world football The use of artificial turf pitches is a major aid to football development FIFA recently completed the relaying of […]

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Help a charity to check their reputation

Have your company’s reputation checked and receive a Reputation Check for your charity of choice With the Festive Season drawing near, Reputation Matters is offering organisations the opportunity to invest […]

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u|Chief October 2017

Download u|Chief Here are the four editions of the October 2017 edition. You can view them as digital flipbooks below, or click on the link below each version to download the […]

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