Food waste - a forgotten waste stream. Let's talk
I just want to commend your organisation for the service you are offering and to let you know that myself and other households on our street in Constantia Park are 100% behind the initiative. I am a confirmed ‘ Greenie’ and your service is saving me a long drive every month to drop off my recycling. It is high time that South Africans develop a conscience regarding waste and the detrimental effects on the environment. Stephanie Kruger
AS natural resources become scarcer and more expensive, we need to find new ways to create a more sustainable environment. Businesses can contribute by building a circular economy.
A circular economy involves decoupling economic growth from the extraction and consumption of scarce resources and making existing resources productive for as long as possible. Employing a circular supply chain would help make processes — such as product design, procurement and waste management — more efficient and productive. Here are three ways that business can start:
(Adapted from "How Businesses Can Support a Circular Economy" at HBR.org.)