ZAMBIAN BREWERIES KICKSTARTS ‘CHINJA BOTOLO’ BONANZA

Environmentally conscious beer drinkers and savvy entrepreneurs can turn empty beer bottles into hard cash with a new Chinja Botolo campaign launched by Zambian Breweries. A full crate of empty bottles will earn K39, while a single 375/330 ml bottle will net an instant K1 cash under the scheme to encourage consumers to exchange returnable bottles and crates for cash. The COVID-19 drink-at-home message has left the brewery short of recyclable bottles, which are vital to keep the supply chain going. The situation has been

Ezekiel Sekele

HOLDING MANUFACTURERS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF THEIR PRODUCTS

In the field of waste management, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has continued to be a driving force behind manufacturers adopting product designs that reduce negative environmental impact, as well as making it easier to reuse or recycle their products. The recent new legislation in Zambia on EPR has continued to help organisations to demonstrate their deeper commitment to reducing the environmental impact of their products. And with the most governments around the world prioritising policies that are aimed at safeguarding the