SA Zero Waste Have The Solutions For Hazardous Waste

There are different types of waste. Every household has got general waste, mining industries have industrial waste and then there is hazardous waste.

Every type of waste can be identified and disposed of in the correct way. Businesses usually has more paper waste and this waste can be recycled.

There is a solution to all different kinds of waste and the answer is simple SA Zero Waste. Our aim is zero waste. Defining waste can be easy. Different types of waste groups are as follow:

General waste – this waste group is easily identifiable as household waste. This type of waste does not pose an immediate threat to man or the environment. This can be garden waste, normal household waste, and small amounts of the disposing of packaging, and so forth. It may however with decomposition and rain produce leachate which poses a danger to man.

Mining waste – This waste group can be in the form of minerals, tailings, waste rock, or slimes produced by the mining industry or resulting from the activities at a mine.

Hazardous waste – This waste group contains waste that is contaminated by poison, corrosive agents, flammable or explosive substances, chemical or any other substances which may pose a detrimental or chronic impact on human health and the environment.

Highly hazardous waste – This waste group contains significant concentrations of highly toxic constituents persistent in the environment and bio-accumulative

Moderate hazardous waste – This waste group is highly explosive, flammable, corrosive, or reactive.

SA Zero Waste is the answer to all these waste groups and having a waste management system in place might be just what you need. sa zero waste specializes in the removal, treatment, and disposal of all types of waste including emergency spill response should you need it.

Having a company that can remove waste, react to an emergency spill, and disposes of the hazardous materials correctly and time might be just what you need.

Phone sa zero waste today for your emergency waste response plan.

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SA Zero Waste Has Got A Waste Management System For Your Company

What is waste management System?

A waste management System is a system in place to dispose of waste correctly. This process includes the collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste. A large company such as sa zero waste ensures the process of treating solid waste and offers a variety of solutions for recycling items that don’t belong in the trash.

Waste management companies include the reduction of the source of waste and identify items for reuse, animal feed, recycling, and fermentation. Having a waste management system in place, you can reduce the fill-in landfills and assist in a greener and cleaner South Africa.

Waste Management Systems are important for the protection of the environment through effective waste management techniques to protect our health, overall wellbeing and the environment. Through doing this we can help prevent pollution and protect the environment for future generations.

What is the impact of waste on the environment?

Without taking any notice of the environment as we go about our daily routines, we carry on each day polluting the earth with vehicle emissions, smoke, fabrics, and mine that are all operational, that we have never stopped and thought what if the world was a cleaner, healthier place to live in. What if the pollution of air, land, and water could stop. Only now that we have been forced to stop and look at the world through different eyes, have we seen the impact human activity has on the environment and the world we live in.

As we have seen on the news during the national lockdown, the earth can breathe now. Skies are clear leaving us with cleaner air to breathe, the birds are enjoying the oceans and seas again, greatly benefitting from our absence. In some states, even water quality appears to have improved. In Cape Town, we have even seen penguins walking the streets due to no human activity.

Fish are now visible in small canals as the water becomes clearer every day without us polluting the cities with vehicle emissions and fabrics polluting the air. The forced shutdown of the nation, gives nature a chance to rebuild, reform and breathe.

These are only a few things we took for granted by being so busy every day that we haven't taken the time to appreciate the things nature has to offer. sa zero waste has aimed for Zero Waste for a long time and with your co-operation, we can make this possible.

We have all had a long and hard time to think about our businesses and what is the next logical step. And together we can make a better future for all South Africans by implementing a waste management System.

By implementing a waste management System for your company, you will be making a contribution to zero waste in South Africa, recycling what can be recycled and following the proper route to dispose of waste.

Phone sa zero waste today to implement your waste management System for your company. Our aim is Zero Waste. And if you implement the best waste management System with sa zero waste, you can make a difference.

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SA Zero Waste Is Ready To Assist After The National Lockdown

As we are sure all of you feel the same, due to the lockdown, we are unable to carry out our passion for waste management and Spill response for the time being. As the National state of Lockdown was declared and as a matter of the safety of our employees, sa zero waste had to abide by the law. After the lockdown, we will be in full operation and ready to assist in any situation, whether it is waste management or spill response, we will be here for you.

Here is a reminder of the services we have to offer around Gauteng and Mpumalanga. As one of the leading waste management Companies In South Africa, sa zero waste strives to provide our clients with all the services they require:

-Non-hazardous waste removal and salvaging, reclamation and recycling
-Civil construction field (earthmoving and road surface rehabilitation)
-Mining rehabilitation of disturbed soil and the sustainable utilization of the land for agronomy purposes thereafter
-Supplying the relevant logistics and applicable infra-structure
-Composting and soil carbon sequestration and the amelioration of soil
-Improving a Company's carbon footprint

Waste Management Companies In South Africa it is important for us to constantly upgrade our Logistics and equipment, in order to apply to remove, process and transport all types of non-hazardous and hazardous waste, as well as registering certain waste products, as safe animal feed.

We have emergency spill response Vehicles, Fully equipped with large quantities of spill response Material and Equipment For Waste Disposal to handle any kind of Emergency Spill. sa zero waste have Forklifts, TLBs and Bobcats available on standby for any size load recovery anywhere in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and surrounding Areas, 24 hours a day. We have access to some of the most cost-effective techniques and products available in South Africa to restore any contaminated land back to its original state.

Our bioremediation products contain naturally occurring as well as added non-native microbiology. Contact us if you are looking for Equipment for Waste Disposal. sa zero waste - We do it as well as any other big company out there if not better, at a fraction of the cost.

Recycling Paper – Your First Step To Make A Difference

Thinking about the amount of paper we use on a daily basis, whether it is in the office, at school or at home, is often something we take for granted. But have we thought about the impact it has on the environment?

Recycling 1 ton of paper saves 17 mature trees, 26mᶟ of water, 2.3mᶟ of landfill space, 2 barrels of oil and 4,100-kilowatt hours of electricity. Recycling paper reduces the number of raw materials consumed on a daily basis. This means that fewer trees are being cut down for paper production. By recycling paper, you can contribute to this serious problem we are facing global warming and air pollution. Recycling paper constitutes a 74% reduction in gas emissions and a 35% reduction in water-polluting emissions.

Saves landfill space – Landfills are becoming overfull with little or no space for new waste. The aim is the reduction of the environmental impact of waste, during the manufacturing, converting /printing, collecting, sorting and recycling processes to ensure the optimal and environmentally sound recycling of used paper and board products. By recycling paper, you can contribute to improved air and water quality.

The process of paper Waste Recycling involves mixing used paper with water to break it down. It is then chopped up and heated, which breaks it down further into strands of cellulose, a type of organic plant material, this resulting mixture is called the pulp, or slurry. It is strained through screens, which remove any glue or plastic that may still be in the mixture then cleaned, de-inked, bleached, and mixed with water. Then it can be made into new paper. The same fibres can be recycled about seven times, but they get shorter every time and eventually are strained out.

SA Zero Waste is the company of choice when it comes to recycling paper and we can work in conjunction with companies, schools and hospitals that want to make a difference.

SA Zero Waste is registered and fully accredited with: The INSTITUTE of WASTE MANAGEMENT in SOUTHERN AFRICA (IWMSA) and as such, we are able to provide our clients with a Certificate of Compliance in terms of the relevant regulations and statutes, thereby ensuring that the respective company has followed all relevant legal protocols, incumbent upon them.

Phone sa zero waste for all your recycling needs. We are ready to assist.

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Improper Waste Disposal – The Effects On Human Life And The Environment

Waste management is the precise name for the collection, transportation, disposal or recycling and monitoring of waste. This term is assigned to the material, waste material that is produced through human being activity.

Improper waste disposal not only has an impact on humans but also on the environment. When waste disposal isn’t done correctly, it can affect the following:

Soil contamination – Soil contamination has a harmful effect on human health. It will increase the exposure to toxic and harmful chemicals thus increasing health threats to people living nearby and on the degraded land. Living, working or playing in the contaminated soil can lead to respiratory diseases, skin diseases, and other diseases.

Water contamination – The main problem caused by water pollution is that it kills organisms that depend on these water bodies. Dead fish, crabs, birds and sea gulls, dolphins, and many other animals often wind up on beaches, killed by pollutants in their habitat. Pollution disrupts the natural food chain as well.

Pollution – Pollution not only affects humans by destroying their respiratory, cardiovascular and neurological systems; it also affects the nature, plants, fruits, vegetables, rivers, ponds, forests, animals, etc, on which they are highly dependent for survival. 

Effect on global warming – The emission of greenhouse gases particularly CO2 is leading to global warming. Every other day new industries are being set up, new vehicles come on roads and trees are cut to make way for new homes. All of them, in a direct or indirect way, lead to an increase in CO2 in the environment. 

Improper waste disposal has severe effects on not only the environment but on our future in this country. Having an experienced and licenced professional waste disposal company, like sa zero waste will ensure that the sustainable execution of legal protocol, pertaining to Waste Management is done correctly.

SA Zero Waste offers any company a sustainable, compliant and cost-effective Integrated Waste Management proposal with regards to general and non-hazardous waste.

Phone sa zero waste for your sustainable, compliant and cost-effective waste disposal.

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