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Durban ICC Appoints New Marketing, Sales And Events Director

Image: Scott Langley, Durban ICC’s newly appointed Marketing and Sales Director

The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of Marketing, Sales and Events Director.

Business And Fundraising Breakfast Raises R76 000

Image: (Left to right) Graham Power, Fay Coleman, Ian du Randt, Megan Coleman and Craig McIntosh. Photographer: ©Brendan Bromfield

On Friday, 22 September 266 business men and women attended the Unashamedly Ethical business and fundraising breakfast, held at the Elangeni Hotel and organised by Compass Cares’, the corporate social investment arm of Compass Medical Waste Services.

Unashamedly Ethical

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The Unashamedly Ethical business and fundraising breakfast will take place on Friday, 22 September at the Elangeni Hotel in Durban.

Talking Waste Management

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The National Waste Management Strategy (2011) specifies that all metropolitan municipalities, secondary cities and large towns must have initiated programmes for waste separation at source.

Reaching For The (Green) Stars

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The move towards sustainability is increasingly evident in South Africa’s built sector, reports Tamara Oberholster.

Are We Running Out?

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Is the current preoccupation with load-shedding keeping South Africans in the dark about our next looming crisis? Asks Gillian Klawansky.

Putting Carbon Neutrality Into Gear

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One of the biggest things mankind must do to tackle climate change is alter how we transport people and goods, suggests lindsey grubb.

Tackling Climate Change Using “Best Of Breed” Technology

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Not that long ago the term “climate change” was viewed with scepticism by most of the world. Steadily, as scientists assembled more and more evidence relating to the causes and potentially drastic effects of climate change, it steadily sunk in – becoming the harsh reality we now know.

Green Facts


Essential facts and eye-opening stats.

Selfish Sustainability?

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I have been uncomfortable with the concept of “sustainable development” ever since I first came across it in second year Geography, back in the 90’s, writes Simon Gear.



This patented innovative product has been locally designed to use an existing geyser (hot water boiler) to reduce your electricity bill by up to 40%.

A healthy B-BEEE Deal For Compass Medical Waste Services

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Leading healthcare risk waste (HCRW) management company, Compass Medical Waste Services, recently announced an innovative Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) deal that will set a precedent for companies wishing to fully embrace the spirit of this initiative.

Finding Energy

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South Africa is looking harder for a solution to its power shortages reports Lesley Stones.

Global Forest And Paper Industry CEOs Discuss Future

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The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) eighth biennial International CEO Roundtable recently took place in Germany.

New ‘One Environmental System’ To Stamp Out Overregulation

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Although welcomed, the new environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations are also underpinned by contention, writes Brindaveni Naidoo.

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