Recycling

COVID-19 wasn’t all bad. For one thing, it has increased interest in our environment and individuals are starting to pressure corporations to improve their non-financial reporting. Corporations want to comply to keep their shareholders and customers happy but some still struggle to implement ESG. ESG (environment, social and governance) is a refinement of CSR (corporate

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What is the single most important moment in a shopping centres life? There are memorable moments when the centre is fully let, when it trades successfully, its first anniversary and awards. But for those with retail in their blood, it is the night before the opening. The heady mix of anticipation, uncertainty if the crowds

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Hazardous material disposal suffers from that familiar South African malady of being brilliant on paper but often lacking in execution. Not all the time but sufficiently to be a concern. Hazardous waste means any waste that contains organic or inorganic elements or compounds that may, owing to the inherent physical, chemical or taxological characteristics of

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The industrywide march to sustainable practices is having an impact on waste reporting. Clients are becoming more demanding in the scope and depth of their reports and we are having to adapt, something we are happy to do. Reporting on the volume of waste being sent to landfill has long been a feature of professional

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We are – without doubt – seeing new recycling trends. Notwithstanding a sluggish economy we are being inundated with clients looking to change their waste management service provider. Waste management, like many other services, has become inefficient over time and clients have become accustomed to accepting mediocre service. Previously clients were prepared to wait until

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Billed as the biggest one-day civic action in human history the organizers expect millions of people in 180 countries to participate each year. 19 September was 2020’s World Clean Up Day. It certainly draws attention to our environment and clears mountains of refuse. But is it enough? To be effective in cleaning up the world

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