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#DI2020: Designing new plant-forward African cuisine with Selassie Atadika

Ghanaian experiential chef, Selassie Atadika, started her Design Indaba presentation by asking the audience to close their eyes and think of food they enjoy...

By Angie White 1 day ago

#Budget2020: Plastic bag levy increase the new sin tax?

With the plastic bag levy increased for the fourth time in the 2020 Budget Speech, who will bear the cost?

By Lorren de Kock 1 day ago

5 weird and wonderful ways nature is being harnessed to build a sustainable fashion industry

One of the greatest challenges faced by the textiles and fashion industry is to make itself more sustainable, not just in terms of economic and labour force issues but in the face of ecological necessity...

By Chetna Prajapati 1 day ago

On its 100th birthday, Jungle Oats opens R208m mill in Cape Town

Jungle Oats celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and the iconic brand has just revealed a new mill in Cape Town and a refreshed communication strategy...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

'Bee-washing' hurts bees and misleads consumers

'Bee-washing,' marketing claims that purport to help bees, can diminish the important distinction between a honey bee and native bee...

By Lila Westreich 24 Feb 2020

Is the dress green or red? Planet-friendly couture won't be for everyone but it can lead the way

Jane Fonda hit the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony in a beaded red dress by Elie Saab - a gown she had previously worn at Cannes....

By Mark Liu 14 Feb 2020

Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking

Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...

13 Feb 2020

Riding on the kangaroo's back: animal skin fashion, exports and ethical trade

The Versace fashion house recently announced it had stopped using kangaroo skins in its fashion collections after coming under pressure from animal rights group LAV...

By Dr Fabri Blacklock 13 Feb 2020

75% of HDPE milk and beverage bottles recycled in 2019

In 2019, over 75% of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) milk and beverage bottles were recycled, injecting a significant amount of material back into the market...

12 Feb 2020

Ethical e-tailer Faithful to Nature opens first physical store

Faithful to Nature has opened the doors to its first brick and mortar store...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Feb 2020

Pick n Pay makes progress on plastic waste reduction goals

Pick n Pay has reiterated its pledge that all Pick n Pay branded product packaging will be 100% recyclable or reusable by 2025...

7 Feb 2020

Coca-Cola Beverages SA pilots 2L returnable PET plastic bottles

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa has introduced a 2L returnable bottle made of PET plastic that can be reused up to 14 times...

6 Feb 2020

SA Plastics Pact signed, 2025 targets set for circular economy

South Africa is the latest to join The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Plastics Pact global network, aligned with its New Plastics Economy vision...

6 Feb 2020

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