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The WikiCell: Nature-inspired edible packaging

WikiFoods aims to eliminate the overuse of plastic in food packaging...

By Emile Uys 23 Sep 2016

From "optional" to "community habit": changing recycling behaviour among our future generation

As South Africa starts to discover the potential of our local recycling industry, stakeholders and key contributors are exploring how best to unlock the full value chain...

By Gaopaleloe Mothoagae 19 Sep 2016

Reform: From trash to furniture in Cairo

Reform Studio is a Cairo-based design studio that turns old plastic bags into furniture by creating an eco-friendly material called Plastex...

By Katie de Klee 13 Sep 2016

Sarah Collins of Wonderbag launches the global Coalition of Action

Sarah Collins, social entrepreneur and founder of the Wonderbag, launched the Coalition of Action on Wednesday, 31 August in Cape Town to unite communities and leaders across the globe to address many of the world's 2030 Sustainable Development Goals...

2 Sep 2016

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa announces R205m line upgrade

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa is upgrading its Phoenix plant at an estimated cost of R205m, to boost production capacity and speed up turnaround times...

1 Sep 2016

Skip Fashion Exchange drives sustainability in the fashion industry

The Skip Fashion Exchange, featuring as a pop-up shop at Melrose Arch from 9am - 6pm on 26 August to 4 September 2016, offers participants a unique chance to exchange their high-end clothes for premium replacements. Amanda Du Pont, Palesa Mahlaba and Roxy Burger have all contributed to the exchange, so there are some celebrity fashion items in the mix.

25 Aug 2016

Coca-Cola halts India plant over pollution issue

LUCKNOW - Coca-Cola has temporarily halted operations at a bottling plant in northern India over alleged environmental violations, an ongoing controversy which has dogged its factories in the country...

23 Aug 2016

Engen's Pure Water On Tap offers refillable options to consumers

Answering a call from customers for quality and affordable water, Engen's Pure Water On Tap water bars enable customers to either refill their own bottles or purchase pre-filled supplies at reduced rates...

23 Aug 2016

Winners of the Fairlady Women of the Future Awards for 2016 announced

True to its tagline, 'The smart read for smart women', Fairlady announced the winners of its annual Fairlady Women of the Future Awards, in partnership with Santam, at an exclusive VIP luncheon at Summer Place in Hyde Park, Johannesburg this afternoon...

19 Aug 2016

New agribusiness models embed sustainability in agriculture

GWK is an important example of the basic principles that...

17 Aug 2016

Chilli of Soweto added to international Ark of Taste, on show in September at Slow Food Soweto

Soweto farmer, Phila Cele has had his Chilli of Soweto added to the international Ark of Taste, making it the 45th on the list of species and products unique to South Africa...

17 Aug 2016

Making extended producer responsibility sustainable

Manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned about the rising costs of product manufacturing - particularly the costs associated with the end-of-life disposal of these products...

By Hermann Erdmann 16 Aug 2016

Ecoffee Cup launches, a reusable takeaway cup

Ecoffee Cup, a local South African brand has launched today, Monday, 15 August, a unique range of reusable and recyclable takeaway cups that are also stylish, in response to the waste epidemic that sees 100bn single-use coffee cups thrown away each year...

15 Aug 2016

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