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#SustainabilityMonth: Turning an invasive plant into an eco-friendly opportunity

Nigeria-based green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba is helping change the story in the riverine community of Bayeku in Ikorodu, Lagos by turning an invasive water plant that chokes Nigeria's waterways into a source of income...

By Sindy Peters 15 hours ago

Nedbank Green Wine Awards reward Earthbound wines

At the recent Nedbank Green Wine awards, Earthbound received two awards for its Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - Organically Grown Overall Winner and Organically Grown Best Red Wine...

16 hours ago

Woolworths launches 30% plant-based plastic milk bottle

In a first for the dairy industry in South Africa, Woolworths has launched an innovative green milk bottle, consisting of 30% plant-based plastic...

20 Oct 2016

New campaign for LABELWISE creates awareness of eco-labelling

A new campaign, LABELWISE, launched on 18 October 2016 to help South Africans understand what impact the content of their shopping baskets and smart devices can have on saving the planet and empowering local communities...

20 Oct 2016

PepsiCo pledges healthier offerings

NEW YORK - PepsiCo set new targets for more healthful food and beverages Monday and announced pledges to reduce product packaging and limit water use...

18 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Organic supermarket opens in Nigeria

A New Earth, a boutique organic and eco-living store based in Beirut, Lebanon, recently announced its opening in Lagos, Nigeria. The expansion is testament to the owners' belief in moving towards a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable way of living.

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: The immersive consumer experience

Some brands are taking event activations to the next level by creating beautifully conceptualised spaces as a new touchpoint to enhance consumer experiences. Here's how Pernod Ricard has done so, while keeping sustainability top of mind...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Green Worx uses enzyme technology to limit ecological footprint

Green Worx Cleaning Solutions recently became the first bio enzyme company in South Africa to be certified as compliant with the Certified Quality System ISO 14001 : 2015 standard...

By Sindy Peters 3 Oct 2016

The WikiCell: Nature-inspired edible packaging

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

By Emile Uys 23 Sep 2016

Central Square opens at SA's first green, mixed-use city precinct

Central Square at Menlyn Maine opened today in Tshwane, introducing some of SA's most environmentally-friendly, customer-friendly and innovative shopping experiences...

21 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

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