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Making Money out of Organic Waste: Nairobi, Kenya

posted on 6 April 2011 by Anonymous
A business example for the profitability of organic waste when recovered can be found in the case of EcoH Holdings.

E-Waste Academy

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
The United Nations University's (UNU) "Solving the E-waste Problem" (StEP) Initiative and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) are organizing a week-long "E-waste Academy" for Western African policymakers, government...

Pan-African Forum on E-waste

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
Organized by the Secretariat of the Basel Convention, with the financial support of the European Commission, the Government of Norway, Hewlett-Packard and Dell, the aim of this forum is to bring together stakeholders from the Governments of Africa...

Workshop: Comment Optimiser la Contribution des Petits Entrepreneurs Privés pour Améliorer l’Accès à l' Assainissement dans les villes des Pays en Développement?

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
The French network of Young Professionals "Projection" (réseau Projection) organises in cooperation with WaterAid Burkina Faso and the Center of Water Professions- Centre des Métiers de l’Eau (CEMEAU), an international...

WasteCon 2012: Wrestling with Waste

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
This will be the first time that WasteCon will grace the shores of the Eastern Cape at the East London International Convention Centre (ELICC), South Africa’s only Beachfront Convention Centre. The WasteCon 2012 organising committee has...

Bank Loan Secures Recycling Jobs in Namibia

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
29 March 2011 Namibian recycling company, Wilco Recycling, which compacts material for export to South Africa, has received a business loan from the Development Bank of Namibia. The company collects bottles and cans, crushing and baling them for...

Bringing recycling to the Windhoek community

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
April 2009 A new initiative to encourage the Windhoek residents to recycle their waste has taken off in their community. Recycling stations placed in spots regularly visited make it easy to recycle their glass, metal, paper and plastic waste....

Ambitious recycling plan launched

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
29 February 2012 The lanfill sites in Windhoek are filling rapidly but each resident can help by recycling their refuse. By recycling people are helping in putting valuable materials back into the manufacturing stream and this helps to reduce the...

South African Waste Information Center (SAWIC)

posted on 25 November 2011 by Anonymous
This Waste Information Centre provides the public, business, industry and government with access to information on the management of waste in South Africa.  The Centre also provides users with access to the South African Waste Information System...

E-Waste Alliance

posted on 18 June 2012 by Anonymous
The e-Waste Alliance is a non-profit organisation which helps to coordinate responsible management ofthe entire electronic waste (e-waste) stream in a one-stop shop format. E-Waste Alliance provides a constructive solution to the problems associated...