Imagine Durban Informal Recyclers Runner-up in the Community Conservation Award

Tasmi Quazi Participating informal recyclers of Asiye eTafuleni’s Imagine Durban Inner-City Informal Recycling Project were selected as runner-up in the Community Conservation Award category at a prominent awards ceremony on Thursday, 4 July at Summer Place in Johannesburg. In 2013, the Mail & Guardian’s annual Greening the Future awards celebrates a decade of honouring environmental … Read more

Inclusion of Waste Pickers into National and Local Government Plans

By Tasmi Quazi & Richard Dobson Paper presented at the eThekwini-University Research Symposium on 19 September 2012 NPO Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) was commissioned by eThekwini Municipality’s Imagine Durban Project to implement a pilot project to test ways of improving the livelihoods of existing waste pickers operating in Durban, South Africa. By referring to this case … Read more

Press Coverage: AeT’s commendation at the AfriSam-SAIA Awards 2012

Compiled by Tasmi Quazi Two articles have profiled the recent commendation received by Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) at the 2012 AfriSam-South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) Awards for the Inner-city Cardboard Recycling Project. The article titled “Award for aiding paper recyclers” written by Monique Schoeman for The Witness includes pertinent comments from AeT’s Project Leader, Richard Dobson, … Read more