Media

 NEWS AND EVENTS

TITLE
AUTHOR
SOURCE
LINK
Celebrating Women is Needed to Change Gendered Institutional Cultures Josè Frantz Daily Maverick, 9 August 2019 https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2019-08-09-celebrating-women-is-needed-to-change-gendered-institutional-cultures/
A ton of Waste Collected Esmé Erasmus TygerBurger, 24 July 2019 https://issuu.com/tygerburger/docs/tygerburger_durbanville_-_24_july_2
UWC-based initiative exploring how to clean up SA’s filthy cities Staff writer Cape Times, 2 May 2019 https://www.iol.co.za/capetimes/news/uwc-based-initiative-exploring-how-to-clean-up-sas-filthy-cities-22367430
Making Africa Green Again: UWC Welcomes SA’s Good Green Deeds Programme Nicklaus Kruger UWC News, 8 March 2019 https://www.uwc.ac.za/News/Pages/Making-Africa-Green-Again-UWC-Welcomes-SA%E2%80%99s-Good-Green-Deeds-Programme.aspx
WATCH: ‘Better waste management can create jobs’ Rapula Moatshe Pretoria News, 14 August 2018 https://www.iol.co.za/pretoria-news/watch-better-waste-management-can-create-jobs-16565989

 Webinar Series

The Chair in Waste and Society hosts a Webinar Series which serves as an interactive forum for research engagement. The series is organised by Dr Suzall Timm.

To receive future Webinar invitations, please send your contact details to info@wasteandsociety.co.za

Date
Presenter
Topic
Recording
18 June 2020 Prof Martin Oteng-Ababio
(Ghana)
Facilitator: Dr Melanie Samson
(University of the Witwatersrand)
The informal e-waste recycling sector in Agbogbloshie Ghana: One label, many lives  DOWNLOAD
16 July 2020  Prof Kubanza
(University of the Witwatersrand)
Facilitator: Dr Lizette Grobler
(University of the Western Cape)
Some happy, others sad: exploring environmental justice in solid waste management in Kinshasha  DOWNLOAD
30 July 2020  Thea Schoeman and Liza Marie Volschenk
(University of Johannesburg)
Facilitator: Dr Suzall Timm (University of Johannesburg
TBC: Perceptions about separation at source in Johannesburg and Drakenstein DOWNLOAD
14 August 2020 Charlotte Nell
(Stellenbosch University)
Facilitator: Dr Marlin Hoffmann (University of the Western Cape)
Change in household waste composition over time  DOWNLOAD
3 September 2020  Waste Society
(University of Lapland)
Facilitator: Prof Catherina Schenck
(University of the Western Cape)
Meet and greet session (limited attendance)
https://wastesociety.com/
DOWNLOAD
17 September 2020 Prof Jutta Gutberlet
(University of Victoria, Canada) Dr Melanie Samson
(University of the Witwatersrand)
Facilitator: Prof Linda Godfrey
(CSIR)
TBC: Discussion between Prof Gutberlet and Dr Samson on informal waste reclaimers  DOWNLOAD
1 October 2020  Prof Catherina Schenck and Dr Lizette Grobler
(University of the Western Cape)
Facilitator: Prof Derick Blaauw
(North West University)
 Littering: Perceptions from Drakenstein, Mankweng and Calvinia
14 October 2020   Prof Rebecca Davios
(Texas State University)
Facilitator: Prof Rinie Schenck
(University of the Western Cape)
TBC: Illegal dumping in the USA 
5 November 2020  Mr Alex Kimani: University of the Western Cape
Facilitator: Dr Rissa Niyobuhungiro
(University of the Western Cape)
TBC: Illegal Dumping in Drakenstein Municipality 
12 November 2020  Mr Johnathan Goeiman:
(University of the Western Cape)
Facilitator: Dr Takunda Chitaka
(University of the Western Cape)
The ‘Bakkie Brigade’ in Cape Town’s urban waste economy: exploring waste mobilities and the precariat 

 

 

The objectives of the Waste & Society webinar are as follows: 
  • To share information among different stakeholders
  • To encourage the exchange of knowledge among different stakeholders
  • To build an analysis of key challenges and issues in the waste management sector
The deliverables of the Waste & Society webinar series ARE: 
  • Interaction with relevant stakeholders (public and private) in the waste management sector
  • Platform that brings together postgraduate students from different universities to share information and exchange ideas
  • Information sharing among different stakeholders
  • Cross-border platform of engagement about waste management on the continent and internationally   
To receive future Webinar invitations, please send your contact details to info@wasteandsociety.co.za