MultiChoice and NamiGreen in e-waste disposal partnership

NAMIBIA – The Namibian subsidiary of MultiChoice, a satellite TV service provider, has chosen NamiGreen, an electronic waste management company to recycle its electronic waste in Namibia. The agreement between the two partners was concluded on August 13th, 2021. Satellite TV service provider MultiChoice is looking to reduce its environmental impact through the sustainable management of its electronic waste in Africa. The company based in the Namibian capital Windhoek will recycle MultiChoice’s e-waste.  “This includes their DStv and GOtv boxes and other electronic devices, such as phones, gadgets, etc.,” said NamiGreen.…

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Recycling company Mr. Green Africa receives a Certified B Corporation

AFRICA – Mr. Green Africa, a plastic recycling company that is backed by Dutch family-backed impact investor DOB Equity, has become the first waste management and recycling company in Africa to be a Certified B Corporation. The B-Corp certification establishes Mr. Green Africa as a pioneer in the recycling sector and has also enabled it to start measuring its social and environmental impact. It will also gain access to a community of like-minded companies, who are all working towards improving that impact. As a B-Corp, Mr. Green Africa’s end goal…

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Lafarge Egypt launches cement with lower CO2 footprint and recycled content

EGYPT – Lafarge Egypt, a cement maker and a member of LafargeHolcim Group, has unveiled EcoLabel cement, a new product comply with the company’s green criteria, the first in Egypt. Solomon Baumgartner Aviles, CEO and Chairperson of Lafarge Egypt, said at a press that the new products comply with the company’s green criteria, including having a lower CO2 footprint and recycled content. “Our Hydrocem Plus EcoLabel and Hydrocem EcoLabel represent the industry’s broadest range of green cement for high-performing, sustainable and circular construction,” Aviles said. “With the rollout of this…

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