Keep used oil out of the environment

SELF-EMPLOYED mechanics operating in urban township areas of the Western Cape and Gauteng seem to be enjoying booming business if a recent research survey is anything to go by. The ROSE Foundation (Recycling Oil Saves the Environment) recently commissioned an in-depth survey on independent mechanics informally operating from their homes in Langa, Khayelitsha, Phillipi, Mitchells Plain, Soweto and Alexandra, and …

Olegra Oil Empowering BBB-EE Business And Changing Lives

The importance of BBB-EE business strategies and restructured business ownership is a well-known reality in South Africa, that few organisations have succeeded in. However, in the used oil industry, Olegra Oil has made a real difference in the lives of the previously disadvantaged, while building a profitable business model. Olegra Oil is an example of what is possible when businesses …

Meet the Eco-Warriors of the oil business in South Africa

Eco-entrepreneurs are making a living in South Africa by collecting and transporting used oil – which is a hazardous waste. 1 litre of used oil can contaminate 1 million litres of water and so it is essential that this common by-product of most mechanised processes is kept out of the environment! Johannesburg, South Africa – Used motor lubricant is dirty, hazardous …