BBF donates Rigger boots to uMkhuze 2

uMkhuze’s anti-poaching rangers elated with boot donation

BBF Safety Group (BBF), the largest manufacturer of safety footwear in Southern Africa, proudly contribute to a number of social responsibility projects on an annual basis and donated 55 pairs of Rigger boots to the staff of uMkhuze Game Reserve late last year. (more…)

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The Sustainability Council of Plastics SA and DRA Global Engineering Consultants host seminar entitled Preparing for an uncertain future

PLASTICS|SA helps industry members prepare for an uncertain future

Energy experts give advice on how to face the current economic downturn by implementing energy and water solutions In November last year The Sustainability Council of Plastics|SA and DRA Global Engineering Consultants hosted a seminar entitled “Preparing for an uncertain future” in which a panel of sustainability experts presented their thoughts on how companies could […]

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Loeriesfontein Wind Farm under construction

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm achieves momentous health and safety milestone

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm announced that it has achieved over a million hours without a single lost-time-incident as at 31 October 2016, which is a health and safety highlight in this renewable energy project’s construction programme. It is one of the country’s largest wind farms, and considering the sheer scale of the project, the multiple level […]

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UCT students named winners of Greenovate Awards 2016

UCT excels in environmental innovation at South Africa’s second Greenovate Awards

Young environmental visionaries from the University of Cape Town took first place in the Growthpoint Greenovate Awards for the second year running. (more…)

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Environmental regulations for ships become more stringent

Green ships stay in compliance

Environmental regulations for ships are getting more stringent, but automated sensor technology could help ship operators remain in compliance, says Claus Beiersdorfer, SKF sales director. (more…)

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Land Rover ambassador Bear Grylls at Tusk Conservation Awards

Sir David Attenborough presents Land Rover prize at Conservation Awards

Sir David Attenborough presented the Land Rover-supported Tusk Award for Conservation early in December as he joined royal patron the Duke of Cambridge to honour extraordinary commitment to African wildlife. (more…)

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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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