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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

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

Woolworths, WWF-SA enter second partnership

The World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa and Woolworths have announced a second five-year partnership, following the success of the first three-year sustainable business partnership...

12 Aug 2016

Faithful to Nature collaborates with Topic to confirm label claims

Organic online retailer, Faithful to Nature has entered into an industry safeguarding partnership with Topic, a consumer-led NPO that uses laboratory testing as well as farm and factory visits to establish whether ingredients are verified and label claims accurate.

12 Aug 2016

Pioneer is growing its hybrid corn seed scheme further into Africa

Dupont's Pioneer unit hopes to expand its hybrid corn seed partnership with African governments and aid groups, to Tanzania, after setting up programmes for farmers to use its seed in Ethiopia and Zambia...

By Tshepiso Mokhema 11 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Kate Schrire and The Creamery of the crop

Strawberry basil, white nectarine, jasmine blossom, hot cross bun, pistachio, and Catawba grape are not your average ice cream flavours and when 'garden mint' in a sugar cone tastes like exactly that, it must be true that The Creamery is the cream of the crop in the ice cream business...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Aug 2016

#FreshOffTheShelf: Blood Serpent, Africa's first carbon neutral beer

South African brewer, Darling Brew has launched Blood Serpent, the first carbon neutral beer in Africa. Darling Brew is a microbrewery located in Darling in the Western Cape...

28 Jul 2016

Fresh idea replaces plastic bag

According to the Plastic Free July initiative, it's estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean...

By Emma Jordan 19 Jul 2016

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