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Dealerships discover benefits of going green and conversing

In 2013 we trundled along to Hillfox in Johannesburg to attend the opening of a new Kia dealership. Hardly big news you might think...

By Mark Smyth 3 days ago

Wire Glasses: Sustainable eyewear made in London and Harare

These John Lennon-style Wire Glasses are made from a single wire in Harare, Zimbabwe on frames that are 3d printed in London...

By Katie de Klee 29 Nov 2016

Mpact Recycling calls consumers to take greater care when disposing of recyclables, help create jobs

With the formal sector's increased investment into new recycling capacity, Mpact Polymers operation accounts for 85 direct jobs and indirectly, an anticipated 1,000 additional jobs are expected to be created within the recycling industry...

22 Nov 2016

A circular fashion economy is about more than clothes

When you shop for a new jumper, how much thought do you give to the fate of the one it will replace? Do you dump a jacket because it starts to look ragged, or falls out of fashion? More and more, the clothing industry is wrestling with the same questions...

By Lynn Oxborrow 22 Nov 2016

DAFF sets West Coast Rock Lobster quota higher than recommended

DAFF has decided to set the West Coast Rock Lobster total allowable catch for the 2016/17 fishing season at significantly higher levels than recommended by fishery scientists, instead of reducing it by a third...

21 Nov 2016

Woolworths replaces plastic microbeads with biodegradable alternatives

Woolworths is replacing all the plastic microbeads in its private label beauty and personal care products with biodegradable ingredients in support of the environment...

18 Nov 2016

McDonalds SA commits to 100% cage-free

In a move that will spare thousands of hens from a life inside cramped battery cages, McDonalds South Africa has announced plans to switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025...

15 Nov 2016

Game of Thrones characters feature in SodaStream's 'Shame or Glory'

SodaStream International has released a video featuring two iconic characters from HBO's Game of Thrones series...

15 Nov 2016

UCOOK aims to ensure zero waste

Online dinner kit delivery service UCOOK, in ensuring that packaging is recycled or leftover food is redistributed, is tackling waste in two ways...

14 Nov 2016

New Montagu Dried Fruit and Nuts fryer delivers a better roast

Montagu Dried Fruit and Nuts has installed a new, state-of-the-art frying system with top-of-the-range roasting and salting functionality...

3 Nov 2016

Commercial giants recognised for energy savings

The City of Cape Town and its partners have recognised Old Mutual, Ackermans, and the Clicks Group for their substantial reduction in energy usage...

3 Nov 2016

Winners of Green Wine Awards announced

Green Wine Awards honours wine producers who play an integral role in the provision of eco-friendly wines and celebrate wine producers who are passionate about conserving the land...

28 Oct 2016

Manufacturers should apply a 'cradle-to-grave' approach

The key to reducing rubbish in SA, says MD of MPact Plastic Containers (MPC), Loutjie de Jongh, is for manufacturers to apply a "cradle-to-grave" approach to their products...

28 Oct 2016

Woollies tops the scoreboard in renewable commitment

A Greenpeace report shows Woolworths is still making the greatest progress in its renewable energy commitment, while Shoprite is bottom of the heap...

28 Oct 2016

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