• Food and organic waste in the circular economy

    May 26, 2021, 13:31 PM by Mpho Firewater
    Food waste or food loss refers to food intended for human consumption which is discarded without being eaten, where organic waste generally refers to biodegradable, compostable waste from homes, businesses, institutions, and industrial sources. Examples include food scraps, yard and garden trimmings, food-soiled paper products and biosolids.
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  • Managing landfills to maintain a clean environment

    May 17, 2021, 11:27 AM by Mpho Firewater
    EnviroServ Waste Management operates 13 hazardous and non-hazardous waste treatment and disposal facilities in South Africa and Africa.
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  • Technical waste management support

    May 7, 2021, 14:48 PM by Mpho Firewater
    EnviroServ’s accredited state of laboratory was established in the early 1990s, the first waste analytical laboratory in South Africa to receive SANAS accreditation, offering expert advice to our customers about testing and handling their hazardous waste materials, and assisting in the analysis and classification of waste.
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  • Waste Recycling and On-site Waste Management

    Apr 22, 2021, 10:16 AM by Ian Schwikkard
    From factories to office blocks, shopping malls to hospitals, waste minimisation through reduction, re-use and recycling should now be an essential part of all business operations as South Africa moves towards a circular economy.
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  • Spill containment with EnviroServ’s absorbent product range

    Apr 13, 2021, 14:21 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    Spills occur in many industries which EnviroServ Waste Management services. When dealing with hazardous materials spills, the containment phase is a critical part of incident management, as the threat to life and property are high.
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  • EnviroServ gives back to our communities with Dress a Learner programme

    Mar 31, 2021, 14:35 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    Since 2014, EnviroServ’s Dress a Learner programme has clothed more than 3 000 needy learners in the communities around our operations.
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  • Fluorescent tube waste has an important place in the circular economy

    Mar 26, 2021, 13:43 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and fluorescent tubes are found everywhere – from households, factories, roads, schools, hospitals, stadiums, hotels and vehicles, to torches and chicken hatcheries – the list is endless.
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  • World Water Day

    Mar 22, 2021, 09:47 AM by Ian Schwikkard
    World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March to focus on the importance of freshwater, and this year the theme is “valuing water”.
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  • Plastic recycling in Gauteng

    Feb 23, 2021, 16:10 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    Currently we have solutions for 87 different types of plastic, and in Gauteng alone, diverted around 3500 tons of plastic last year with the help of 16 plastic recyclers.
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  • EnviroServ joins government efforts to support circular economy

    Feb 23, 2021, 15:21 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    South Africa’s Cabinet has approved the National Waste Management Strategy 2020, which will see policy and strategy supporting the circular economy concept.
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  • Greetings this festive season

    Dec 18, 2020, 11:35 AM by Mpho Firewater
    After a year of unprecedented times, the festive season is finally upon us. EnviroServ operations, excluding critical operations, will be closed from Thursday 24 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021.
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  • EnviroServ helps to grow a Port Elizabeth recycling business

    Oct 28, 2020, 13:51 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    EnviroServ Waste Management has assisted the Khulanathi Buy Back Centre in Port Elizabeth with equipment and funding to further the community based depot where waste collectors can sell recyclable waste such as paper, plastic, cans and glass to recycling companies.
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  • EnviroServ staff take environmental action for World Clean-Up Day

    Oct 2, 2020, 12:20 PM by User Not Found
    On September 19, the world marked an annual global social action programme aimed at combating the global solid waste problem, including that of marine debris.
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  • Holfontein food garden feeds the community

    Aug 20, 2020, 14:24 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    The Holfontein community adjacent to the Holfontein landfill site has always been a reminder of how much work our government still has to do to address societal imbalances.
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  • EnviroServ feeding the hungry in times of Covid-19

    Aug 20, 2020, 14:23 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    The impact of the pandemic on ordinary South Africans is immeasurable. Small businesses have suffered and those that are still in existence continue to suffer, barely meeting targets.
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  • EnviroServ wins at the 2020 Oliver Top Empowerment Awards

    Aug 18, 2020, 13:44 PM by User Not Found
    EnviroServ was honoured at the 2020 Oliver Top Empowerment Awardson Thursday, 23 July, winning the Top Empowered Company: Education and Skills Development Award.
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  • Enter the IWMSA's Central Branch Waste Management Awards

    Aug 4, 2020, 11:34 AM by Ian Schwikkard
    The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa has launched its Central Branch Waste Management Awards and they are looking for clean, green organisations who take pride in going the extra mile for the environment.
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  • EnviroServ commissions micro encapsulation plant to comply with legislation

    Jul 20, 2020, 12:07 PM by Ian Schwikkard
    New legislation developed in recent years to further minimise the impacts associated with the disposal of waste to landfill got the waste management experts at EnviroServ to put their thinking caps on.
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  • EnviroServ assists with dough waste solution

    Jun 23, 2020, 11:23 AM by Ian Schwikkard
    Food waste is a global problem, and for the food industry, wastage can be the difference between profit and loss.
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  • Offering contaminated Covid-19 waste disposal

    May 28, 2020, 11:14 AM by Ian Schwikkard
    With more businesses back in operation under Level 4 of the government’s Risk Adjusted Strategy for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
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