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Revolutionising the manufacturing industry's environmental impact

According to the Business Environmental Leadership Council a staggering three-quarters of all carbon emissions are generated by corporations...

2 Jul 2015 06:00

Sustainability: a lever for growth

Sustainability is becoming more and more about business as companies realise that it can be a lever for growth...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Jun 2015 07:30

Greenwashing: claiming eco-friendly status due to biodegradability

According to the Safer Choice Standard, for a green cleaning product to genuinely be eco-friendly, it must meet certain minimum standards...

By Clinton Smith 26 Jun 2015 08:00

Lego plans to build a sustainable future

NEWSWATCH: The toy company has announced the launch of a $1-billion programme to replace the plastic used in manufacturing its iconic building blocks with sustainable materials. The Lego Group also plans to make its packaging more eco-friendly...

24 Jun 2015 12:00

Waste to wealth: the hidden potential of waste from fruit

South Africa produces millions of tonnes of fruit each year that are exported, consumed locally, or processed into value-added products...

By Marilize Le Roes-Hill and Pamela J Welz 23 Jun 2015 06:51

Sidel presents latest PET Packaging solutions at Drinktech Africa

Sidel, a global provider of liquid packaging solutions, today announced its debut participation at Drinktech Africa...

22 Jun 2015 13:52

Environmental programmes lower costs - Dr Mehran Zarrebini

According to Dr Mehran Zarrebini, head of British-based PFE International, investing in environmental programmes does not raise business costs, it reduces them...

12 Jun 2015 11:02

Ackermans challenges retailers to save electricity

Ackermans recently participated in a BBC radio debate about the future of Africa's energy supply...

12 Jun 2015 10:40

Tiny beads, big problem, easy fix

Every day, millions of people around the world wash their skin and brush their teeth with products containing tiny pieces of plastic...

By Chelsea Rochman and Sara Kross 8 Jun 2015 08:46

Protecting the ocean could boost economy by USD900bn: WWF

More than $920bn could be generated by 2050 and 180,000 jobs created by expanding the ocean's protected zones, according to a study by WWF...

8 Jun 2015 06:54

Waste not, want not

From wasted economy to wasted planet: why changing our consumption patterns is a choice we must make!

By Achim Steiner 5 Jun 2015 09:09

Beyond recycling: solving e-waste problems must include designers and consumers

Agbogbloshie, Ghana is in the news again. International media such as The Guardian, Al Jazeera and the Washington Post have helped turn this place into an infamous example of electronic waste (e-waste) dumping...

By Josh Lepawsky 1 Jun 2015 08:31

Ackermans receives recognition for SWATT project

Ackermans has won an accolade for its energy-saving project at this year's African Utility Week Industry Awards...

26 May 2015 06:43

Michael Back receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Back of the Backsberg Estate is the recipient of the prestigious Drinks Business UK, Lifetime Achievement Award for 2015...

22 May 2015 11:05

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