For the first time as a stand-alone event, IFAT Africa became the hub for environmental technology in Southern Africa. Over 1,800 visitors gathered over three days at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from September 12 to 14, 2017.
Why Africa? The South Africa water utilities industry is valued at approximately $3bn per annum.
South Africa mechanically recycled 292 917 tons of plastics in 2015 – an increase of 3% year on year from 2014. The South African waste sector is valued at approximately $bn1.7bn per annum.