Oudebosch Camp Kogelberg designed by Architecture Co-Op

Heart of the Fynbos

Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town on 27 October 2016. (more…)

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German Federal Ministry of Education and Research honoured the newest 25 awardees for their innovative green ideas from various fields of research

Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development

For the eighth time the “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” culminated in a festive award ceremony at which the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research honoured the newest 25 awardees for their innovative green ideas from various fields of research and promoted an international exchange. Musaida Mercy Manyuchi, […]

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Green Worx Cleaning Solutions wins 2016 South African Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation

Proudly South African manufacturer wins international sustainability award

Based on its recent analysis of the biological cleaning market, Frost & Sullivan recognised Green Worx Cleaning Solutions with the 2016 South African Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed an innovative element in a product by leveraging leading-edge technologies. […]

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good reasons for using plant-based plastic instead of conventional polyethylene

Woolworths launches first plant-based milk bottle

Woolworths has announced the launch of an innovative green milk bottle consisting of 30% plant-based plastic, a first for the dairy industry in South Africa.  The entire Woolworths fresh milk range will now be packaged in the new plant-based bottles, giving consumers the opportunity to enjoy milk today with tomorrow in mind. (more…)

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The Mashesha stove is available from Sustainability Professionals

Mashesha stove uses less wood and burns cleaner

An innovatively designed stove that will provide rural schools with a safe and quick way to cook for learners, while helping to save the planet, recently attracted the attention of judges during a competition for technology start-ups. (more…)

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CDE EvoWash system

CDE Global keeps it clean

CDE Global is the largest wet processing equipment manufacturer in the world and works with its customers to maximise the return on their investment and gain significant competitive advantage while minimising environmental impacts.  Its commitment to developing business in Africa was motioned when the company established its office (CDE South Africa (Pty) Ltd) in South […]

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Rand Water Trophy for the Best Water Wise Project goes to Sun City

Water wise gardens win praise for Sun City

The lush gardens at Sun International’s Sun City, South Africa have been acknowledged as the most water wise in the country by the South African Landscapers Institute (SALI) in its annual awards programme. The resort’s outsourced landscaping and garden maintenance services provider, Life Landscapes, scooped the Rand Water Trophy for the Best Water Wise Project […]

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Barbary macaque to be uplisted to Appendix 1 by CITES

They’ve backed the macaque! Endangered primates granted highest level of protection

Animal Defenders International (ADI) applaud the announcement from CITES conference (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) in Johannesburg, that the committee has unanimously voted for the endangered Barbary macaque to be uplisted to Appendix I, ensuring the highest level of wildlife protection. The process still requires final plenary review, however, given the outpouring of support a positive outcome is highly likely. (more…)

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Marine Goodchild, Marketing Manager at DPI Plastics

DPI Plastics to sponsor inaugural AMWN Conference in 2017

DPI Plastics will sponsor the inaugural African Marine Waste Network (AMWN) Conference in 2017 as its lead Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project. (more…)

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Central Square achieves Green Star SA Custom Mixed Use rating

Central Square introduces top shopping that puts the environment first

Central Square at Menlyn Maine recently opened in Tshwane, introducing some of SA’s most environmentally-friendly, customer-friendly and innovative shopping experiences. (more…)

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