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When circular economies work

Thu Feb 25 08:38:25 UTC 2016

Understanding the waste tyre management fee

Mon Feb 22 08:35:32 UTC 2016

Collaboration key to socio-economic development

Wed Feb 10 08:24:35 UTC 2016

More engineers needed in SA

Thu Jan 21 08:18:41 UTC 2016

Mathe group-boosting KZN’s economic growth through waste management

Fri Jan 08 08:15:51 UTC 2016


Newly launched NMMU Testing Centre to enhance research

Wed Dec 23 07:59:39 UTC 2015

Seeing the big picture and fine detail of recycling’s social and environmental impact

Mon Dec 21 07:56:24 UTC 2015

Road accidents deadliest cause of loss of life in the country

Thu Dec 17 07:52:48 UTC 2015

Closing the loop on the water cycle

Fri Dec 18 07:50:09 UTC 2015

Three billion people will join the global consumer class over the next two decades, accelerating the degradation of natural resources and escalating competition for them. Nowhere is this growing imbalance playing out more acutely than the water sector. 

Circular economy no longer an option but is imperative to socio-economic development

Thu Dec 17 07:47:36 UTC 2015

The recent announcement of the European Commission’s new Circular Economy Package has been seen by many as a step backwards, rather than pushing more ambitious targets.

REDISA Awards round up photo story

Wed Dec 16 07:42:07 UTC 2015

2015 has been a busy and productive year for REDISA, with several milestones achieved in the second year of operation. 

What Happens to Your Waste

Thu Sep 03 10:35:40 UTC 2015

The path to economic growth is circular

Sun Oct 04 09:09:51 UTC 2015

Economic growth in Africa could be accelerated by the implementation of circular economies similar to the REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa) waste tyre management plan, according to a recently released international study.

Leading the future

Wed Sep 02 12:49:58 UTC 2015

As we celebrate women’s month this August we need to reflect on the progress made in the advancement of women in our country.

Education key to changing perceptions about the environment

Open to schools goers in the Eastern and Western Cape, the entry deadline for the Puku Children’s Literature Foundation Story Competition is open until 24 July, 2015.

Moving towards a resource revolution-to save the environment

Wed Jul 15 09:52:24 UTC 2015

Making a living from waste

Sustainability Week - Get ready to put ideas in motion

We are closer than we think to running out of raw materials

Wed Aug 19 09:51:41 UTC 2015

By 2050, if current consumption and production patterns remain the same and with a rising population expected to reach 9.6 billion, we will need three planets to sustain our way of life. 

World Economic Forum – how to make sustainable development a reality

Sun Jun 14 09:49:49 UTC 2015

The 25th World Economic Forum on Africa aims to focus on the continent’s efforts to enhance competitiveness, invest in human capital, strengthen risk resilience and harness opportunities arising from technology adoption in all sectors.

No retreads in job creation at REDISA

Wed Sep 02 09:53:25 UTC 2015

The value of women in waste

Wed Sep 02 09:54:06 UTC 2015

Women such as Octavia Matamela, Operations Manager at Dawhi Rubber Recycling in Germiston, exemplify the shift towards an industry that complies with the environmental laws and follows ethical processes. 

Eden district municipality calls for zero waste

Wed Sep 02 09:52:30 UTC 2015

Public private collaboration can go a long way towards successful waste management and ultimately cleaning the environment. Proof of this is the Eden district municipality which by working together with REDISA is keeping the local communities free of tyre waste specifically.

Storytelling continues to bring people together

Wed Sep 02 09:53:52 UTC 2015

On 25 May 2015, Africans around the world will celebrate Africa Day. Africa Day presents an opportunity for South Africans to reconnect and recommit themselves with the aim of developing a better Africa and a better world.


Working towards a sustainable future for South Africa

Sun Oct 04 10:04:01 UTC 2015

Sannie Phasha-A woman on the move

Wed Sep 02 09:53:39 UTC 2015

REDISA, by resolving the waste tyre problem through a circular economy approach, is developing jobs and small business opportunities within the sector. 

Global Road Safety Week

Wed Sep 02 09:52:50 UTC 2015

As we celebrate the 3rd UN Global Road Safety Week from 4-10 May 2015, it’s a good reminder to keep safety as a top priority while on the roads. 

Equality for women is progress for all

Tue May 05 10:06:10 UTC 2015

Training and skills transfer is essential for successful SMME business development

Waste tyres used to curb cable theft

With cable theft increasing, South African entrepreneurs have stepped up

Collecting waste -a way of life

Fri Jun 19 10:02:24 UTC 2015

IT work experience is empowering future leaders

Wed Sep 02 12:46:58 UTC 2015

REDISA, by resolving the waste tyre problem through a circular economy approach, is developing opportunities within the technology sector. 

Urban Mining Provides a Solution For E-Waste In SA

Thu Nov 06 16:04:55 UTC 2014

Currently only 20% of the world’s e-waste is recycled annually.

REDISA is Changing Lives

Thu May 15 09:08:23 UTC 2014

as skills shortages within sectors such as engineering remains an issue, the private sectors’ contribution to education in the country cannot be underestimated

Partnerships key for socio-economic growth

Wed Aug 19 10:12:57 UTC 2015

REDISA (Recycling and Economic Initiative of South Africa), in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Affairs has successfully implemented a circular economy within the tyre industry and the benefits are clearly being demonstrated. 

Sky’s the limit with REDISA

Wed Mar 18 09:56:50 UTC 2015

Developing young women to be research and development pioneers

Tue Aug 11 10:03:26 UTC 2015

According to the Women in Engineering organisation, in a global economy with rising unemployment and a desperate need of scarce skills, increasing the number of women in engineering within any company or country is a competitive advantage. 

Tyre tips to keep motorists safe this Easter

Tue Apr 07 09:30:13 UTC 2015

As we celebrate the Easter holiday this April, it’s important to keep safety as a top priority while on the roads. While the country is continuously working to provide the best transport infrastructure, what remains a challenge is the high number of road accidents.

PUKU Children's Literature Foundation Help Clean-Up Grahamstown

Fri Feb 13 16:14:11 UTC 2015

PUKU Children’s Literature Foundation held a big clean-up in Grahamstown

Research is my passion

Wed Jan 21 12:24:13 UTC 2015

Global air quality a cause for concern

Tue Jan 13 10:09:18 UTC 2015

Waste tyres - a source of cost effective fuel for cement kilns

Tue Jan 06 10:08:03 UTC 2015