The gift of giving - 2016-12-12

In today's day and age we all are so wrapped up in improving our standing in life that it seems that most people are insulted by the people standing at robots begging especially if they have their kids with them, cargaurds at shopping malls asking for a 50c gets scolded at like they stole out of your car while you were gone. We all live our liv... more

Breakdown on the water restictions - 2016-11-15

Citizens of our beautiful country are currently under the choke hold of mother nature. Water Restrictions is a major precaution to ensure the sustainability of one of the most important resources on the planet. LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS The City of Cape Town has approved level 3 water restrictions, effective from 01 November 2016 until furth... more

5 Weeks to Christmas are you ready? - 2015-11-03

There of lots of healthier to our planet gift ideas - here are a few: Buy rechargeable batteries to go with new electronic toys. Encourage propper disposal of used small batteries. i.e.: small battery disposal programs offered by participating Woolworths, Pic n Pay, Shoprite etc. Consider gifts that don’t require wrapping, such as tickets... more

Black Soldier Flies a new waste management - 2014-10-30

The world’s largest commercial fly farm, which will harvest maggots from about 8.5 billion of the insects housed in giant cages, is under construction near Cape Town, a project developers say is a first step toward shaking up the global animal-feed market. The 8,500 square-meter (91,493 square-foot) undercover facility, being built by Gibr... more

pre-xmas advice to go green and save - 2014-10-17

Visit the farmers market – It’s been said that each ingredient in the average Christmas dinner travels 1500 kilometers to get to our table. Shopping and buying from local farmers means your food travels less distance, using less gas, and in turn produces less carbon dioxide emissions. Plus it is usually fresher! Use the foods you h... more

The reason behind Waste recycling - 2014-10-14

Historically, South Africa followed the “end-of-pipe approach to waste management. i.e. Generated waste was collected by the municipalities and disposed of in landfill sites. The focus, at the time, was on finding more space for more landfill sites. Environmental issues have now become a matter of public concern and enviromental awareness is ... more

10 GOING GREEN TIPS - 2012-02-05

Save energy to save money. Set your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter and a few degrees higher in the summer to save on heating and cooling costs. Install compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) when your older incandescent bulbs burn out. Unplug appliances when you're not using them. Or, use a "smart" power strip that se... more

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