Useful Links & Websites for Sustainable Living

Industry bodies and Organisations to contact with regards to recycling in South Africa
* Promoting the composting of Food waste/Organics: http://www.orasa.org.za/
* Promoting the recycling of PET (no.1)plastic: http://www.petco.co.za/
* Promoting the recycling of Polystyrene: http://www.polystyrenepackaging.co.za/
* Promoting the recycling of Polyoefin Plastics (LDPE, HDPE, PP): http://www.polyco.co.za/
* Information on Plastics and how to recycle it: http://www.plasticsinfo.co.za/
* Information on Paper recycling: http://prasa.co.za/
* Information on Tin Cans Recycling and Collections: http://collectacan.co.za/
* Information on Tetrapak recycling: http://www.tetrapak.com/za
* Institute of Waste Management of South Africa: http://www.iwmsa.co.za/
* E-Waste Association of South Africa (eWASA) (National): http://www.ewasa.org/

Other Organisations:
* Electronic (E-Waste) Recycling in Johannesburg: http://www.ewaste.co.za/
* Green Building Council of South Africa: http://www.gbcsa.org.za/
* GreenCape: http://www.greencape.co.za/
* WWF South Africa: http://www.wwf.org.za/act_now/green_living/recycle/
* Greenoffice: http://www.greenoffice.co.za/
* OASIS: Using Recycling to improve lives of individuals with mental disabilities: http://www.oasis.org.za/
* WESSA (Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa): http://www.wessa.org.za/

Industry bodies and Organisations to contact with regards to recycling in Namibia:
Recycle Namibia Forum: Contact Anita Witt – RNF Coordinator , Tel : 081 122 6063 / 238919, Fax to Email : 088 652 6263, Website: http://www.rnf.com.na

(See our section on Recycling Collectors for a listing of companies that can collect your recycling in your area.)

Useful Eco-friendly Websites and Directories
* Eco Atlas http://www.ecoatlas.co.za
* Enviropaedia http://www.enviropaedia.com/
* Green Africa Directory http://www.greenafricadirectory.org
* GreenWorks http://www.greenworks.co.za/
* Green Guerillas http://www.greenguerillas.co.za/
* Heritage, the Environmental Management Company http://www.heritagesa.co.za/
* Harmonious Living http://www.harmoniousliving.co.za/
* Life in Balance http://www.lifeinbalance.co.za/
* Liveeco http://www.liveeco.co.za/
* The Green Times ((http://www.thegreentimes.co.za/)
* Urban Sprout http://www.urbansprout.co.za/

Composting and Biodegradable products
* Purchase biodegradable products from Green Home http://www.greenhome.co.za/
* Purchase Bokashi & other Composting products from Earth ProBiotic http://www.earthprobiotic.com/
* Composting Consulting advice and services, based in Cape Town, from ZTL Organics: http://www.ztlorganics.co.za/

Other Conscious Products and Services
- EcoExhibit http://www.ecoexhibit.com/ at the http://www.thebuildingcentre.co.za/
- EcoHeat - environmentally-conscious heaters http://www.ecoheat.co.za/
- Premier Pallets - they will purchase second hand plastic pallets from your company http://www.premierpallets.co.za/
- Spaas - Flat-packed high design office furniture, made locally from FSC-certified wood. http://www.spaas.co.za/

ReUse of Goods
Don’t throw away, sell your stuff online and promote the reuse of goods:
* WISP - find buyers in the Wetern Cape for your unwanted resources and materials: http://greencape.co.za/wisp/
* visit Locanto http://www.locanto.co.za/For-Sale/B/
* Gumtree http://www.gumtree.co.za/

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