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Dreamcatcher has been working on addressing poor waste management since 2009. A key component of this work has been addressing organic waste. Organic waste – consisting mainly of food and garden waste – is a useful resource that can be recycled and transformed into compost to grow fruit, vegetables, and (Click to read more)
Happy Global Recycling Day everyone! For almost 20 years Dreamcatcher have been working on initiatives to address waste and its impact on public health and environment – you can find out more here. We are proud to be members of the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa and active (Click to read more)
We are always elated to welcome South African and international volunteers! On 15 June 2023, on Worldwide Day of Giving and embracing the central theme of ‘the power of collective action’, we welcomed the Pernod Ricard South Africa team for their annual Responsib’All Day. Jumping in with their sleeves rolled (Click to read more)
At Dreamcatcher we have been lobbying since 2009 for improved waste management in the communities where we work. Many have historically been blighted by poor waste management including burning of waste in the open air, illegal dumping, littering, access to limited recycling services and lack of waste awareness. Our activities (Click to read more)
Earlier this year Dreamcatcher and long-time collaborators from the University of Brighton were successful in a bid to the IGNITE programme funded by Research England, to co-design a community-led Action Plan to address the impacts of waste in the area facilitating the move to a circular economy. This was in (Click to read more)
At Dreamcatcher we have been lobbying for improved waste management for over a decade. Our activities are documented on our website including timeline of work to date and the Made in Melkhoutfontein programme where enterprises were provided with the skills and resources to make crafts from waste materials. A key (Click to read more)