In today’s market, companies have to consistently look for methods to be more competitive than their rivals in the industry. Many companies are struggling to find that “edge” that can make them more desirable to their potential customers. When the economy is in a situation...

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South Africa's devotion to sustainable development seeks to protect environmental resources, while balancing the broader social and economic challenges of a developing society. For the waste materials in South Africa, this involves the use of resource efficiency, product design, raw materials, waste minimisation and prevention...

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What is an Environmental Consultant?   An environmental consultant is someone who works on a contractual basis for both public and private sectors. The greatest benefit is therefore this: we can conduct environmental studies independently with scientific knowledge and a wide range of technical expertise. This includes...

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Since 1907 plastic has been utilised as the preferred material for numerous products for example, bags, straws and water bottles etc. Plastic is a non-renewable and unstainable resource as it is derived from fossil fuels. In addition, plastic is not bio-degradable with only a limited amount being recycled. The...

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As water quality monitoring forms part of monthly operational aspects related to compliance requirements associated with Water Use Licences (WUL), Environmental Monitoring Programmes (EMPr) and general duty of care (NEMA Section 28) it is vital to ensure correct sampling procedures according to specific water resources. Numerous...

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Quite often we hear the phrase “alien invasive species” or “alien species”, however do we know what this means and how to handle these species if found on our property?   To assist with this, the following defines the two most common phrases: Alien species: A species that is not...

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  GENERAL BACKGROUND INFORMATION   The aim of an Environmental Management System is to achieve an equilibrium between the environment, society and the economy. Internationally and locally within South Africa, new and existing developments need to meet the needs of environmental sustainability and societal expectations, all while promoting...

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