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The city’s former recycling czar is championing a plan to convert dog waste into gas to power lights and equipment in city parks, The Economist reports.

September 3, 2015

New initiatives around recycling and energy as well as the city’s membership in the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group underscore Johannesburg’s commitment to a greener future, allAfrica reports. 

May 29, 2014

A city short on electricity but brimming with garbage explores a solution to both problems, the AP reports.

March 17, 2014
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