ZB Recycling

JAVA FOODS JOINS HANDS WITH MANJA PAMODZI TO CREATE A GREEN ECONOMY

Zambian Breweries’ recycling initiative – Manja Pamodzi Limited – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Java Foods to collect recyclable waste from its factory as part of the food processor’s contribution to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) framework designed to increase manufacturers’ roles in building a green economy.

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

ZEMA partners with ZB to promote Extended Producer Responsibility

The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has stepped-up promotion of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regulations Statutory Instrument No. 65 of 2018 by launching a media awareness campaign to highlight existing waste minimisation and recycling practices. ZEMA has underscored the role of manufacturers in taking responsibility for packaging waste by partnering with the Zambian Breweries to highlight economic opportunities associated with sustainable waste management practices. ZEMA Director-General John Msimuko thanked Zambian Breweries for accepting to join the initiative which seeks to highlight