30 10, 2017

Inventory Management Systems

South Africa, as part of its mandatory reporting requirements to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), is required to produce National greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories biennially. These inventories account for the nations emissions in five main sectors: Energy, Industry, Waste, Transport and Agriculture Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU). The inventory [...]

18 07, 2016

Donald Trump’s take on environmental issues

TRUMPING THE TRUMP – THE JOKER IN THE PACK  By Alan Banister  How do you stop Trump in his tracks? Easy: ask him to go through his statements of environmental issues to see what a shallow mind he has. But, after all, he’s a Republican, who believes in less interference from government and more control [...]

4 07, 2016

South Africa’s Waste Management Act

Waste management in South Africa is governed by the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008). The Waste Act supports the waste management hierarchy in its approach to waste management, by promoting cleaner production, waste minimisation, reuse, recycling and waste treatment with disposal seen as a last resort in the management [...]