Waste management company launches in Malawi

Concerned with unsystematic management of waste in Malawi, South Africa based Malawian owned company Eco-Sol is launching a waste management company in the country.solid waste

The company Waste Magic Systems is to be launched Thursday November 27, 2014 and is specialized in Solid-Waste Management, Sanitation, Water Purification and Primary Health Care.

During the launch of the company, Waste Magic Systems is also set to launch its first product Toilet Smart, a toilet management solution that enables households to ably manage their pit latrines without abandoning filled up ones and septic tanks without relying on vacuum tankers.

“Our vision is to be a leader in solid-waste management, sanitation, water purification and primary health care in the rising diversified rural and urban areas; preserve and improve environmental elements and the quality of lives in the communities,” reads part of the information for the new company.

The company will among several other services provide advice and services on general sanitation, waste collection, recycling and disposal, water purification and health services that include provision of medical supplies, medical equipment and medical products.

The company says it decided to launch Toilet Smart as its first product after observing that there is a gap in the management of both pit latrines and septic tanks.

“Due to the extensive needs and wants in the Malawian market and taking into account that all Malawians and most Africans use pit latrines or septic tanks, it has become clear that there is a gap that has to be filled, hence the introduction of Toilet Smart in the country,” reads the product profile.

Toilet Smart provides biological solutions to the management of pit toilets and septic tanks as it cleans and speeds up degradation process in a pit latrine or septic tank by converting the solids into water and carbon dioxide.

Toilet Smart is an easy to use granular powder, packed in sealed plastic sachets weighing around 300grams containing bacteria with ability to degrade human waste, paper and all organic matter in the pit latrine or septic tank.

Among the benefits of Toilet Smart include capable of lowering the levels in a pit toilet by 6 to 8 centimeters per month, increases the life span of the toilet from a minimum of 5 years to maximum 15 years that’s eliminating the need to dig new holes for a long time.

The substance is also said to be non-toxic that the toilet can be used as soon as Toilet Smart has been applied.

The company information says the company is set to make Malawi a healthy nation through its services

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9 thoughts on “Waste management company launches in Malawi”

  1. Wailing Soul says:

    Hudson Mphande: I believe you are somehow a trained journalist. You may agree with me that this is a very poorly written article. Who actually owns it? You talk of South African based Malawian? who is it? Are you just reading from a website, copying and pasting? By the way don’t you know that we already have such firms operating in Malawi? Check out on Victoria Avenue, next to Rennie’s Travel first floor. Secondly, check on Masauko Chipembere Highway opposite Chris & Sons. There could be others in Lilongwe too. Mzuzu University offers certificate and diploma courses in Waste Management and a couple of people have attended such courses and are running similar ventures so this is not new.
    So Mphande, do some research and don’t rush into a story that has no back as it is in this case where you don’t even know who is behind the said company. Worse still you are mentioning of things that will happen during the launch, why not wait and tell us what happened “at the launch”

  2. chiletso says:

    Where is the launching taking place?

  3. Kaya says:

    Comment #2, I agree with u coz also I want establish among Karonga but not yet now otherwise in future.

  4. analipodi says:

    Waste management company to be run by foreigners???? wake up Malawi. This should have been run by a citizen. Imagine all the way from SA just to manage our wastes here? shame on us!! In SA , the citizens are the ones running these orgs.

  5. kudakuyenera says:

    Imagine an odourless latrine for all

  6. maruwo says:

    Yet another opportunity for our country to get exposed to cutting edge bio-technology, a step towards the right direction…

  7. kukhala says:

    A GOOD PROJECT AND WELCOME TO MALAWI . IT SHALL ALSO ASSIST IN REDUCING UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE COUNTRY.

  8. masoapatali says:

    If I had enough capital I would have come forth and opened a company to supply water in BT. Komabe ndiyesetsa. I will start small. I will start with a small area say Naperi or Chilomoni Fargo and expand as time goes. Now exproling catchment areas. What a market there is in BT!

  9. luis says:

    even for waste come one company from other country.
    its like this that you want to grow?
    take care of your garbage and its cheaper.
    why pay money to outside companies?
    malawian people dont know how to work?
    dont pay teachers but they pay waste.ok

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