Waste economy: Related resources


GreenCape has been working with companies and government to showcase examples of the successful reuse of builders' rubble and demolition waste in the construction industry. Read more


The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), delivered by GreenCape, develops mutually profitable links between companies from all industrial sectors, so that under-utilised resources such as energy and water, and/or... Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of the successful reuse of builders' rubble and demolition waste in the construction industry. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of the successful reuse of builders' rubble and demolition waste in the construction industry. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of the successful reuse of builders' rubble and demolition waste in the construction industry. Read more


GreenCape has released a new case study which focuses on the reuse of builders rubble from an old berm (raised barrier) in Hermanus. Read more


In response to business interest and requests for information, GreenCape has developed a report on the business case for biogas from solid wastes in the Western Cape. Read more


During the recent Cape Construction Expo, held on 23 August 2017, GreenCape and Stellenbosch University’s Civil Engineering Department highlighted the collaborative work being done to determine whether processed rubble can... Read more


Building on the momentum gained from recent workshops to consider value addition from organic residues in fruit & vegetable value chains and livestock value-chains, GreenCape has developed three reports highlighting... Read more


The Annual Trade and Industry Policies and Strategies (TIPS) Forum was held at the Development Bank of South Africa with this year's theme being Industrialisation and sustainable growth. Read more


On the 29th and 30th October 2016, two members from the GreenCape WISP team participated in the Social Fabric Off-cuts Project. Read more


This paper discusses the opportunities and barriers to effect a shift from a waste management mindset for organics to a sustainable resource use mindset, in order to drive the development... Read more


On the 23rd August 2016, GreenCape hosted a cocktail & networking event on organic waste treatment and the criteria that makes.

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A builders' rubble business case on the Cape Town market illustrates that at least R1.1 million worth of high quality sub-base material could be available per month. 

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The guide supports the implementation of alternative waste management in South Africa and provides an overview of how alternative waste management projects can be developed. 

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CSIR, GreenCape and WMRIG convened a workshop looking at the challenges facing the informal sector, as well as inclusive models to support, develop and value the sector. 

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GreenCape's 2015 Market Intelligence Reports for investors and businesses in the green economy are now available.

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The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, in collaboration with GreenCape, held a workshop on construction and demolition waste (C&DW).

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GreenCape's Waste Economy Project would like to commission a service provider (legal firm) with specialists in legislation and regulations pertaining to energy, waste & environmental management, development & planning.

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Thank you to all who attended our Waste Workshop last week, and a special thanks to Barry Coetzee for presenting on the update of the City's Integrated Waste Management Plan. Read more