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#TwygAwards: A celebration of sustainable South African fashion
#TwygAwards: A celebration of sustainable South African fashionArticle

Designers and brands creating innovative, sustainable work in South Africa's fashion industry were honoured at the inaugural Twyg Awards, held in Cape Town on Thursday...

22 hours ago

Homeless people ask judge to find Dan Plato and JP Smith in contempt of court
Homeless people ask judge to find Dan Plato and JP Smith in contempt of courtArticle

An urgent application by seven homeless people to have Cape Town's Mayor, a member of the Mayoral Committee and the City's head of safety and security imprisoned for 30 days for contempt of court will be heard in the Cape High Court on 26 September...

1 day ago

Lungo Katete announced as Miss Earth South Africa 2019
Lungo Katete announced as Miss Earth South Africa 2019Article

Miss Earth South Africa has always advocated for the development of young women in South Africa as environmental ambassadors or warriors...

1 day ago

From bottle to bag: Nationwide roll-out of PnP bags made from recycled plastic
From bottle to bag: Nationwide roll-out of PnP bags made from recycled plasticArticle

In line with Pick n Pay's plastic waste reduction initiatives, the retailer is rolling out a new, affordable reusable bag made from recycled plastic waste, which will be replaced by Pick n Pay for free...

1 day ago

Circular cities of the world: What can green infrastructure do?
Circular cities of the world: What can green infrastructure do?Article

As the population of the world's cities grows, so too does resource and energy use as well as waste generation. We can combat these issues with a circular economy that uses nature as a template.

Daniel Johnson 2 days ago

#AreYouGoingToRecycleThat: South Africans urged to interrogate their waste
#AreYouGoingToRecycleThat: South Africans urged to interrogate their wasteArticle

South Africa's National Recycling Day is coming up on 20 September 2019, presenting an opportunity for citizens and businesses to reflect on their waste habits...

3 days ago

#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVen
#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVenArticle

GetVen is a South African online marketplace to find and book space for meetings, events and production, and has announced its arrival

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Sep 2019

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement, Sundays on National Geographic
Activate: The Global Citizen Movement, Sundays on National GeographicArticle

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement is a six-part documentary series from National Geographic and Procter & Gamble, co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 16 Sep 2019

A female Aedes albopictus mosquito feeding on a human host. James Gathany/CDC
Ethiopia must do more to stop recurring chikungunya outbreaksArticle

Ethiopia's second largest city, Dire Dawa, is dealing with a chikungunya fever outbreak. Around 20,000 cases of the mosquito-borne viral infection have been reported since the outbreak started in March 2019...

Eunice Anyango Owino 16 Sep 2019

What you need to know about the new draft laws for Organic Waste Composting
What you need to know about the new draft laws for Organic Waste CompostingArticle

On 4 September 2019, the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries published the Draft National Norms and Standards for Organic Waste Composting under the National Environmental Management Act: Waste Act, 2008 (NEMWA) and National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) for comment...

16 Sep 2019

From left to right: Victoria Soutar, Moratwe Masima, winner Miss Earth South Africa 2019 Lunga Katete, L'Oreal Magro and Miss Earth South Africa 2018 Nazia Wadee. Image supplied.
Lungo Katete crowned Miss Earth South Africa 2019Article

Lungo Katete was recently crowned Miss Earth South Africa 2019 at Tsogo Sun Hotels' Rosa venue at the Palazzo at Montecasino...

16 Sep 2019

Could fungi save the fashion world?
Could fungi save the fashion world?Article

Environmental action group Extinction Rebellion is disrupting London Fashion Week to highlight the harms of throwaway culture and the concurrent climate emergency that the clothing market contributes to...

Sam Vettese and Ian Singleton 13 Sep 2019

5 steps to set yourself up for a VC investment
5 steps to set yourself up for a VC investmentArticle

Most investment proposals sent to VC don't even break through to the decision-making stage...

Sean Sanders 13 Sep 2019

Gauteng Health MEC, Dr Bandile Masuku
Sama challenges health and safety issues in GautengArticle

Non-compliance of health and safety standards at public health facilities is putting both patients and healthcare practitioners at risk, and must be addressed...

13 Sep 2019

Mines need to step up on sustainability
Mines need to step up on sustainabilityArticle

The mining industry is feeling the heat from government, communities, investors, environmental organisations and even consumers to implement sustainable business practices and reduce the impact of mining on the environment...

12 Sep 2019

New waste recycling app to bridge the truck owner, customer gap
New waste recycling app to bridge the truck owner, customer gapArticle

Wrapp, a new waste recycling solution working off the grid from a used ship container, is connecting independent truck owners and the customers who need waste removed via an easy-to-use mobile app...

11 Sep 2019

Image source: Getty/Gallo
Medical waste and duty of careArticle

Medical facilities have a legal and ethical duty to dispose of medical waste according to very stringent regulations...

10 Sep 2019

Separated display screens (TVs) at the site. Alison Stowell
How potential of massive e-waste dump in Ghana can be harnessedArticle

Agbogbloshie in Ghana is a vast urban area that houses a massive e-waste recycling dump. Situated on the banks of the Korle Lagoon alongside the Old Fadama slum, it is home to around 80 000 people...

Alison Stowell 10 Sep 2019

Burger King SA introduces dual-restaurant model
Burger King SA introduces dual-restaurant modelArticle

Burger King South Africa launched in May 2013 as a halaal-certified restaurant brand and over the last six years has only offered 100% pure halaal beef patties on the menu and steered clear of non-halaal products...

Issued by Burger King 9 Sep 2019

Sarah Berro backstage at the 2019 Loeries in Durban, South Africa. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: Impact BBDO's Sarah Berro on making a difference with socially-conscious campaignsArticle

Waste Management Coalition's 'Toxic Flag' by Impact BBDO received the Dove Public Service Award at the 2019 Loeries...

Maroefah Smith 9 Sep 2019

South Africa wastes 10m tonnes of food annually
South Africa wastes 10m tonnes of food annuallyArticle

A 2017 report by the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) - Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures - found that South Africans waste a third of all food in the country...

9 Sep 2019

Burger King introduces bacon at select SA restaurants
Burger King introduces bacon at select SA restaurantsArticle

Burger King SA is introducing a dual-restaurant model this month that will see some of its restaurants serving bacon as part of their menu...

6 Sep 2019

South African companies have strengths on which to build on, particularly in telecoms Shutterstock
South Africa's new economic proposals highlight the role of servicesArticle

South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently published a package of economic policy proposals that warrant serious consideration...

Justin Visagie 6 Sep 2019

Siemens unveils Cape Town smart city visualisation
Siemens unveils Cape Town smart city visualisationArticle

Automation company Siemens recently unveiled a data visualisation of Cape Town ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa conference...

5 Sep 2019

Loeries 2019 Dove Public Service Award goes to the Toxic Flag in Lebanon
Loeries 2019 Dove Public Service Award goes to the Toxic Flag in LebanonArticle

The Loeries 2019 Dove Public Service Award went to the Waste Management Coalition's 'Toxic Flag' by Impact BBDO. The campaign forced debate in Lebanon on the use of incinerators to alleviate the garbage crisis...

Issued by Loeries 4 Sep 2019

Internship opportunities with CoCT for unemployed grads
Internship opportunities with CoCT for unemployed gradsArticle

As part of Cape Town's 2020 intake for the Infrastructure Skills Development Grant (ISDG) training programme, unemployed graduates with qualifications in Information Systems and Technology, Cost and Management Accounting, or Environmental Health, are urged to apply for a three-year long internship with the City...

4 Sep 2019

Postgraduate studies with the future in mind
Postgraduate studies with the future in mindArticle

Considering postgraduate studies? To invest time, energy, finances, perhaps putting a promising career on hold, and asking for sacrifices from your close relations - all this must surely add up to considerable reward, or why bother?...

Carla Enslin, Issued by Vega School 3 Sep 2019

Woolworths to trial recycled paper shopping bags
Woolworths to trial recycled paper shopping bagsArticle

Woolworths is trialling bags made out of 100% recycled paper for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases at its Blue Route store in Cape Town...

3 Sep 2019

Smart cities will depend on faster adoption of 4IR
Smart cities will depend on faster adoption of 4IRArticle

If you are not digital it will be very difficult to be competitive in industry, or in the buildings you produce. Because what you are building is here for the next 50 years, and it has to be green, smart and automated...

Taru Madangombe 3 Sep 2019

How young Africans are going green in business
How young Africans are going green in businessArticle

The youth are the driving force for action on climate and the environment. That was the message hammered home to delegates at Africa Climate Week earlier this year...

Franck Kuwonu 3 Sep 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
'Africans can do business with the UN'Article

What must businesses in Africa do to win tenders from the UN? Are there opportunities for African women entrepreneurs?

Kingsley Ighobor 2 Sep 2019

FoodNext.Africa dmg events' flagship innovation conference now in its third series
FoodNext.Africa dmg events' flagship innovation conference now in its third seriesArticle

Dmg events is proud to introduce a focused B2B conference for the food and beverage market, FoodNext.Africa...

Issued by dmg events Africa 30 Aug 2019

Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environment
Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won't save the environmentArticle

InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.

Yossi Sheffi 30 Aug 2019

Dr Tapiwa Chiwewe, research manager for IBM Research, South Africa
#HASA2019: AI is a game changer in attaining universal health coverageArticle

Artificial intelligence (AI) has tremendous potential for reaching the universal health coverage goal of access to quality healthcare, not only in South Africa, but also the rest of the contintent....

28 Aug 2019

Handcrafted handbags with heart from WeAllShareRoots
Handcrafted handbags with heart from WeAllShareRootsArticle

South African handbag brand WeAllShareRoots was created with sustainable development and poverty alleviation in mind...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Aug 2019

Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa
Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern AfricaArticle

On 30-31 July 2019, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted over 500 delegates representing the entire fresh produce supply chain in Cape Town at the 9th Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 28 Aug 2019

The pitfalls of confessing to past environmental law transgressions
The pitfalls of confessing to past environmental law transgressionsArticle

Companies that have used a 'rectification' process to admit to and pay for past environmental law transgressions could be forgiven for feeling jittery...

28 Aug 2019

Coal mines need to be taken to task over water pollution
Coal mines need to be taken to task over water pollutionArticle

Coal mines in Mpumalanga have polluted about 90% of groundwater in the Highveld region alone..

28 Aug 2019

WWF and SA retailers team up to simplify recycling labels
WWF and SA retailers team up to simplify recycling labelsArticle

Some of SA's biggest retailers, with the aid of WWF, are rolling out standardised recycling instructions, known as On Pack Recycling Labels (OPRLs), which will indicate whether the packaging can or cannot be recycled...

28 Aug 2019

Genetic improvement in aquaculture is key for food security
Genetic improvement in aquaculture is key for food securityArticle

Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products...

28 Aug 2019

Syngenta, Chep cultivate seeds of success in Zambia
Syngenta, Chep cultivate seeds of success in ZambiaArticle

Innovative supply-chain solutions have helped a global agribusiness boost efficiency and safety, cut costs and provide a better solution for its customers - the farmers of Zambia...

27 Aug 2019

Liquid, hazardous waste now prohibited from landfill disposal
Liquid, hazardous waste now prohibited from landfill disposalArticle

Recently implemented local legislation has banned all liquid waste from landfill - signalling a massive shift in South African waste legislation and placing significant importance on the effective management of such waste by waste producers and the waste industry alike...

27 Aug 2019

Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoid
Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoidArticle

Considering the tough economic environment, it has never been more important for small businesses in the logistics sector to keep their supply chains healthy and eliminate costly mistakes...

26 Aug 2019

Green chemistry labs teach students a sustainable and innovative mindset
Green chemistry labs teach students a sustainable and innovative mindsetArticle

The chemical industry has been responsible for numerous technological advancements, but also many environmental problems and disasters...

Devin Latimer 26 Aug 2019

Image credit: Ad Stars.
Cheil Worldwide Hong Kong named Agency of the Year at 2019 Ad StarsArticle

The Grand Prix, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the 2019 Ad Stars were recently announced in Busan, South Korea...

26 Aug 2019

Image credit: Loeries.
#Loeries2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The full list of winners for the 41st Annual Loerie Awards, which concluded on Saturday, 24 August 2018 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all!...

23 Aug 2019

Calling the victors to their spoils. © Loeries.
#Loeries2019: All the Friday night winners announced!Article

The Friday night winners of the 41st Annual Loerie Awards, which took place on 23 August 2019 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all!

23 Aug 2019

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