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Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad idea
Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad ideaArticle

Like all cities in the world, Johannesburg, South Africa's commercial capital, has a waste management problem...

Melanie Samson 1 day ago

Informal waste management in Lagos is big business: policies need to support the trade
Informal waste management in Lagos is big business: policies need to support the tradeArticle

The megacity of Lagos has an estimated population of 24 million. And it's constantly growing, putting additional strain on a city that already has serious challenges...

Chidi Nzeadibe et al. 13 Jan 2021

Webinar: Post-pandemic opportunities in packaging
Webinar: Post-pandemic opportunities in packagingArticle

Industry-expert panellists shared insights around the latest packaging trends and technologies at the recent Propak Cape Connect 'Opportunities in Packaging in the New Normal' webinar...

3 Nov 2020

Etihad to test airport technology to help identify medically at-risk travellers
Etihad to test airport technology to help identify medically at-risk travellersArticle

Etihad Airways will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of Covid-19.

15 Apr 2020

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Biosafety Level 3 laboratory boosts veterinary services portfolioArticle

Among a variety of applications, it is also expected that the BSL3 laboratory will play a significant role in identifying high-risk zoonotic diseases that can spread between animals and humans...

3 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020Article

The quickest win of all lies in reticulation efficiency. We currently lose about 25% of treated, expensive drinking quality water to leaks in our cities and towns...

Dhesigen Naidoo 6 Jan 2020

TheLAB: High-tech, eco-friendly accommodation in the Robertson Wine Valley
TheLAB: High-tech, eco-friendly accommodation in the Robertson Wine ValleyArticle

TheLAB has opened one of their signature high-tech, eco-friendly guesthouses at the Rodendal Winery in Robertson...

Ruth Cooper 16 Oct 2019

As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports, wealthy nations seek solutions at home
As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports, wealthy nations seek solutions at homeArticle

Less than two years after China banned most imports of scrap material from abroad, many of its neighbors are following suit...

Kate O'Neill 11 Jun 2019

When biodegradable plastic is not biodegradable
When biodegradable plastic is not biodegradableArticle

The idea of a "biodegradable" plastic suggests a material that would degrade to little or nothing over a period of time, posing less of a hazard to wildlife and the environment...

Isabel Thomlinson 6 May 2019

2019 office décor trends - tips to keep pace
2019 office décor trends - tips to keep paceArticle

Décor trends evolve continually, and it is not financially viable to redecorate your office space with every new trend. However, more millennials hold senior positions, Generation Z is also entering the workplace...

Leon Breytenbach 1 Mar 2019

Reconsidering South Africa's approach to waste pickers
Reconsidering South Africa's approach to waste pickersArticle

Fistoz Notyawa, 28, is a waste picker who lives on a landfill in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) in the Eastern Cape...

Lucas Nowicki 22 Feb 2019

Our complicated relationship with plastic: 5 essential reads
Our complicated relationship with plastic: 5 essential readsArticle

From its arrival decades ago, plastic has transformed modern life. But in 2018, the alarm over the plastic pollution crisis sounded louder than ever...

Martin LaMonica 27 Dec 2018

H&M Foundation drives circular fashion through textile recycling facilities
H&M Foundation drives circular fashion through textile recycling facilitiesArticle

As part of H&M's mission to become "truly circular" by 2030, its charitable arm, the H&M Foundation, has opened two hydrothermal textile recycling plants in Hong Kong...

19 Sep 2018

Hotel Verde Zanzibar opens doors to guests, promotes responsible tourism
Hotel Verde Zanzibar opens doors to guests, promotes responsible tourismArticle

On 21 March 2018, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will open its doors to guests for the first time...

6 Mar 2018

#BizTrends2018: Recycling of wastewater is the key to water security
#BizTrends2018: Recycling of wastewater is the key to water securityArticle

Could it be that recycling the water we have is the key to water availability relief...

Theunis Coetzer 7 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Coffee will continue to influence the world
#BizTrends2018: Coffee will continue to influence the worldArticle

Coffee helps millions of people worldwide to get out of bed in the morning. It's one of the world's most popular beverages, and one that has shaped society and industry...

Jonathan Robinson 19 Dec 2017

Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainability
Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainabilityArticle

Sustainability in the property sector is becoming more important than ever, says William Hughes, business sustainability consultant at Mazars...

4 Dec 2017

Greywater systems to save gardens (and property values) during dry summers
Greywater systems to save gardens (and property values) during dry summersArticle

Greywater systems are an excellent way to keep your garden looking great, especially in times of drought or water restrictions, which will add to the aesthetic appeal of your home when you decide to sell, says Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.

1 Dec 2017

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MSC Cruises push shipbuilding, design boundaries in agreement with FincantieriArticle

MSC Cruises has officially taken delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside - a new prototype pushing the boundaries of innovative shipbuilding and design - at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy....

30 Nov 2017

The good news about plastic waste
The good news about plastic wasteArticle

Waste plastics contaminate our food, water and air. Many are calling for a global ban on single-use plastics because throwing them "away" often means into our river systems and then into the world's oceans...

Deirdre McKay 16 Nov 2017

Seven ways wine farms can protect SA's natural resources
Seven ways wine farms can protect SA's natural resourcesArticle

Cavalli wine estate shares seven environmentally friendly tips that can help other wine farms protect their natural resources and become custodians of the land they farm on...

25 Oct 2017

China bans foreign waste - but what will happen to the world's recycling?
China bans foreign waste - but what will happen to the world's recycling?Article

The dominant position that China holds in global manufacturing means that for many years China has also been the largest global importer of many types of recyclable materials...

Christine Cole 24 Oct 2017

PhD chemistry students Anton Hamann (left) and Jonathan Hay with the ‘Closed-Cold-Water-Recycling-System’ they developed for their laboratory in the De Beers Building at Stellenbosch University. Photo: Stefan Els
SU chemistry students reduce water use in lab by 3,000l per weekArticle

Stellenbosch University chemistry PhD students Monica Clements, Jonathan Hay and Anton Hamann have reduced their laboratory's water consumption by at least 3,000l per week...

2 Oct 2017

FEDHASA committed to sustainable and responsible tourism in practiceArticle

FEDHASA says its members are committed to practising sustainable tourism and adhering to the United Nations' World Tourism Organisation's mandate...

27 Sep 2017

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FEDHASA calls on members to become innovative in saving waterArticle

With level five water restrictions officially in effect in the city of Cape Town, the Federal Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) Cape region has joined calls to become innovative when considering water usage cutbacks...

13 Sep 2017

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Water wise tourism: How to save water and maintain a luxury offeringArticle

Since opening in 2013, Hotel Verde has focused on sustainable tourism. The hotel hosted a Twitter chat to engage industry players on the topic of water wise tourism in Cape Town...

12 Sep 2017

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Wildlife and environmental management top priority at Tomjachu Bush RetreatArticle

The Tomjachu Bush Retreat prides itself in the preservation and protection of the indigenous natural environment within its property. With an abundance of animal, bird and plant life, the retreats'...

16 Aug 2017

Conscious Cape Town cola brand crowdfunds for expansion
Conscious Cape Town cola brand crowdfunds for expansionArticle

Cape Cola is running a crowdfunding campaign to raise enough money to expand its locally-sourced, ethically-produced cola soft drink business...

1 Aug 2017

2017 trends in SA property and design
2017 trends in SA property and designArticle

Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, shares his list of the top five property trends and features that are likely to make their mark on SA's local scene this year...

10 Apr 2017

Factors that determine property value
Factors that determine property valueArticle

Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, provides his top five hard and fast factors that are guaranteed to influence the value of any home...

28 Feb 2017

Waste is not a liability, but a future resource
Waste is not a liability, but a future resourceArticle

In South Africa, we have proven that this is possible within the tyre waste stream, but there are a few significant elements that have determined the success...

Stacey Davidson 30 Jan 2017

Three cities that tackle modern civic problems successfully
Three cities that tackle modern civic problems successfullyArticle

Take a look at how city planners have found ways to manage 21st-century urban obstacles in these three cities...

Emile Uys 14 Oct 2016

Making extended producer responsibility sustainable
Making extended producer responsibility sustainableArticle

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...

Hermann Erdmann 16 Aug 2016

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Imperial invests in state-of-the-art warehouse for healthcare sectorArticle

Imperial Health Sciences is expanding...

6 Jul 2016

Hotel Verde Zanzibar
Tanzania and Zanzibar get new 'green hotel'Article

Bakhresa Group and Verde Hotels to build Zanzibar's 'greenest hotel...

6 Jul 2016

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Bakhresa and Verde Hotels team up for Zanzibar's greenest hotelArticle

Bakhresa Group has appointed SA's Verde Hotels to...

5 Jul 2016

Silverstar Casino implements Bokashi Bran Food Waste Recycling system
Silverstar Casino implements Bokashi Bran Food Waste Recycling systemArticle

Tsogo Sun's Silverstar Casino has implemented the Bokashi Bran Food Waste Recycling system, resulting in a 76% reduction in the tonnage of food waste...

5 May 2016

Get active - change your world
Get active - change your worldArticle

The time for action is now! Greenpop, a Cape Town-based tree-planting and eco-education organisation, has opened applications for their annual Zambia Festival of Action...

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Call to enter Zambia Festival of Action
Call to enter Zambia Festival of ActionArticle

Greenpop, the Cape Town-based tree-planting and eco-education organisation, has announced that applications have opened for its annual Zambia Festival of Action.

28 Oct 2015

Investment in long-term approach towards waste management key to success
Investment in long-term approach towards waste management key to successArticle

Plastics are one of the most used materials in today's world because of its various properties, ranging from cost saving and light weighting to durability and longevity...

Delanie Bezuidenhout 20 Apr 2015

MAN Truck, Bus SA set benchmark for sustainability
MAN Truck, Bus SA set benchmark for sustainabilityArticle

MAN Truck and Bus SA has officially announced the conversion of its Pinetown assembly plant to solar power. The truck and bus chassis assembly plant is now capable of operating entirely off solar energy...

10 Apr 2015

Recycling system enables First Car Rental to cut water usage
Recycling system enables First Car Rental to cut water usageArticle

The Cape Town depot of First Car Rental has reduced municipal water usage by nearly 80% since installing the eWasha Washbay Water Recycling Plant...

31 Mar 2015

Cash security essential in shopping malls
Cash security essential in shopping mallsArticle

With cash circulation in South Africa increasing year-on-year, at around 6%, coupled with the recent spike in shopping centre robberies, SBV Services has developed a system that has been successful in reducing the potential for criminal activity at shopping malls.

17 Sep 2014

PRASA urges public to recycle
PRASA urges public to recycleArticle

In a world of consumption and waste, recycling is quite possibly one of the easiest things you can do to keep our planet cleaner and healthier. The excuses for not recycling vary from being inconvenient and time-consuming to creating jobs for waste pickers on rubbish dumps.

20 Sep 2013

Biodegradable apparel from Puma
Biodegradable apparel from PumaArticle

What comes from the earth will be returned to the earth. This truism now seems to apply to clothes and shoes as well, all for the sake of saving the environment.

Somaya Stockenstroom 4 Mar 2013

Cash continues its hold in South Africa
Cash continues its hold in South AfricaArticle

Beyond 2020, trends predicted include non-cash payment methods and removing the circulation of cash (and as a result guns and crime) from society, thus fulfilling the talk about becoming a cashless society.

19 Feb 2013

SA's agriculture sector key to sustainable food supplyArticle

Agriculture and food-production activities represent the future of our country's development. They hold the key to poverty alleviation and job creation. They create the platform for rural development and the provision of basic needs. More importantly, they are the essence of having an economically, environmentally and sociably sustainable food supply in the future.

Gareth Lloyd-Jones 12 Oct 2012

Waste management system leads to zero waste to landfillArticle

The Valverde Country Hotel in Muldersdrift north west of Johannesburg has implemented the bokashi food waste management system. The hotel has already implemented a worm-farm recycling system for fresh food waste but was looking for a solution to recycle their cooked and non-worm friendly waste.

15 Mar 2012

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