Reza Daniels, head of research and development at Redisa, speaks to Business Day TV.

Reza Daniels is head of research and development at the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of SA (Redisa). BUSINESS DAY TV: Using tyres as a test case, Redisa, short for Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of SA, helped to create an industry out of a major waste product and last year saw the University of Cape Town set about researching the larger economic benefits of the waste stream industry. Their findings were released recently and should probably be making Treasury take note, especially ahead of the upcoming budget. Reza Daniels is the head of research and development at Redisa and joins us now in the News Leader studio. Reza … tyres is one thing, the entire economy is another and you talk about monetising waste streams, which could have a significant impact of up to 1% on GDP. How would you monetise other waste in the economy? REZA DANIELS: The approach is to follow a similar model to Redisa where, because waste has no property right. One of the things tha...

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