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Lego reveals first prototype brick made from recycled plastic bottles

The Lego Group has unveiled a new prototype Lego brick made from recycled plastic. The prototype uses PET plastic from discarded bottles and is the first brick made from a recycled material to meet the company's quality and safety requirements.

20 hours ago

Billions in export revenue at risk if suppliers don't cut carbon emissions - study
Billions in export revenue at risk if suppliers don't cut carbon emissions - study

South African suppliers who fail to transition towards net-zero products and services alongside their multinational (MNC) counterparts stand to lose billions of rands in export revenue, according to a new study by financial services provider Standard Chartered.

23 hours ago

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To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Discarded single-use plastic shopping bags (SUPBs) are a growing environmental menace. Dubbed the 'white flower' in South Africa, the negative effects of SUPBs include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves through their production, and endangering marine life through entanglement and ingestion.

By Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 2 days ago

Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types
Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types

The truth is we are not returning to normal as we knew it before Covid-19, and many South African consumers are grappling with a range of emotions as they consider what the future will look like.

By John Watling 3 days ago

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