"waste" tag
The architectural potential of plastic waste showcased through the night lighting of the installation.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can plastic waste be the answer to low-cost housing?

Building with plastic waste: a public art installation in Cape Town

A Wecycler in Action
Image: Wecylers

Bottom-up + Top-down Support = People Centred Urban Solutions

Top-down actors enabling bottom-up, community practice in urban planning and infrastructure development: the Lagos case study


Watch: Can City Project

In a city with over 20 million residents, waste is produced on a large scale in Sao Paulo. Watch how this creates an opportunity for waste collectors to turn cans in to beautiful stools.

Cape Town develops & promotes Waste exchange system

The City’s Waste Exchange Programme (IWEX) is a free online system that enables waste generators and users to exchange waste materials. IWEX facilitates the re-use of waste between interested parties and aims to contribute to the reduction of recyclable waste in Cape Town’s landfills.
Currently IWEX has 413 registered users and 1 484 contacts have been initiated […]