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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

Cool technology with a conscience

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine, which the company says will eliminate all emissions associated with refrigeration...

14 Jul 2016

Addressing packaging waste one pizza box at a time

GreenBox is a reconfigurable pizza box designed for multiple use...

By Kate Walker 11 Jul 2016

Sustainable plastic products made out of air pollution

AirCarbon is a plastic polymer made out of methane emissions that would otherwise be polluting the air...

By Katie de Klee 4 Jul 2016

#YouthMonth: 'The choice began with a needle and thread' - Zaid Philander

As Youth Month draws to a close, we interview activist and entrepreneur Zaid Philander on his social enterprise I Scream & Red...

By Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2016

CEO lines up Unilever goals with society

If you had to select a single global advocate and envoy for the modern notion of sustainable business, it would most likely be Unilever CEO Paul Polman, whose message to business, and the world, is so wide-ranging and heartfelt it verges on the messianic...

By Tim Cohen 27 Jun 2016

Vaal Mall expansion nears completion

The Vaal Mall's extensive R420m expansion and revamp, nine years after opening, is nearing completion and already offers shoppers more choice...

7 Jun 2016

Woolworths achieves seafood goals

Eight years ago, Woolworths introduced its sustainable seafood policy and since then has become South Africa's first retailer to sign the WWF-SASSI Retail Charter...

3 Jun 2016

LVG Plants invests R25m in solar water heating facility

LVG Plants, a Woolworths horticulture supplier, has invested R25m in a solar water heating facility...

2 Jun 2016

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre gets Green Star rating

The extension of Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria has been awarded a four-star Green Star Retail Design rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) for the effort undertaken to develop its first building phase on environmentally friendly design and construction principles...

31 May 2016

Woolworths sets Good Business Journey goals for 2020

Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) has announced its Good Business Journey (GBJ) goals for 2020...

30 May 2016

Pioneer Foods and Energy Partners roll out national solar programme

Pioneer Foods recently joined forces with Energy Partners to roll out a national solar programme, which entails the installation of large commercial solar systems with a combined size of over 2531 kilowatt peak (kWp) at five of Pioneer's manufacturing facilities...

26 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Fairtrade consumers can realise Africa's potential

Who doesn't love a cup of deliciously brewed coffee to kick start their day? Or a block of dark chocolate for a midday-pick-me-upper?

By Lynsay Sampson 24 May 2016

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