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New rules for waste collection come into effect

The National Domestic Waste Collection Standards, which sought to redress the past imbalances in the provision of waste collection services, would have come into effect on February 1 Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa published the standards under the National Environmental Management: Waste Act. It aimed at providing a uniform framework within which domestic […]

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Home Recycling Tips

Recycling saves energy, landfill space and natural resources. Home recycling requires a trivial amount of time, yet offers substantial benefit to the homeowner as well as the environment. According to the EPA, the national recycling rate is just 30%. Increasing materials recycling in the US to 60% could save the equivalent of 315 million barrels […]

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