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January 2018

Linda Godfrey CSIR Presentation Waste Research Development Innovation Road Map

January 26, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Green Cape, 18 Roeland Street
Cape Town, WP South Africa
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Linda Godfrey, Manager of the Waste Research, Development and Innovation Roadmap Implementation Unit at the CSIR, has very kindly offered to come and give the organics recyclers more information regarding the current work that is being done at the CSIR. They are currently investing in quite a number of research projects and post-graduate scholarships on organic waste beneficiation, in order to increase the diversion of organic waste away from landfill into higher value end-use solutions. http://www.wasteroadmap.co.za/ They are also committed…

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June 2018

Organic Waste Landfill Ban – Opportunity for economic growth in the organic recycling industry

June 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tygerberg Nature Reserve South Africa
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Agenda Organic Waste Landfill Ban Event 19th June 2018 Presentations in PDF format, click on link below to download Eddie Hanekom, Environmental Affairs, Organic Waste Ban Presentation Melanie Ludwig - Organic Waste Landfill Bans and Economic benefits Tyron Hartle Organics Presentation - Final Draft (1) Postwink ORASA Presentation_19Jun18

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July 2019

Demystifying Bio-Plastics: 11 July 2019 V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

July 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Presentation Downloads Melanie Ludwig ORASA, ORASA Update Berenice Westmore, Postwink: Field Testing of Compostable Packaging and Guidelines for local composters Rob van Hille The Moss Group:Insights from research on plastic packaging  Lorren De Kock, WWF: The South African Plastic Pact William Stafford, CSIR: An overview of current research on carrier bags  

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September 2019

ORASA Members Meeting

September 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Green Cape, 18 Roeland Street
Cape Town, WP South Africa
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November 2019

ORASA Gauteng Introductory Meeting 19th November 2019

November 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

On 19 November, we had our first Gauteng event to introduce ORASA to potential members in the organic recycling space here in Joburg. We had 20 people attend the function from composters, waste management companies, farmers and other related industries. Emile Fourie and Berenice Westmore came up from Cape Town for the function to present the ORASA vision and objectives.

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ORASA Education Seminar – 21st November 2019

November 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Green Cape, 18 Roeland Street
Cape Town, WP South Africa
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ORASA held its final education seminar for 2019 on 21 November at Green Cape in Cape Town. The event focused on green building trends and the biogas sector and included an overview of the waste accreditation process being implemented by the City of Cape Town. Presentation Downloads Eric Buti, Accreditation for waste producers and generators Hein Fourie, The Importance of Biogas in the Recycling of Organics Jason Gifford, SABIA Southern African Biogas Industry Association      

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