Recycling now mandatory in Johannesburg

Recycling becoming a reality in Joburg

I am pleased to see the commitment that the City of Johannesburg has demonstrated with regards to recycling. During the course of this week, the City has taken a big step in the fight against pollution, through the introduction of a mandatory recycling plan for residents. (more…)

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Eco-Logic Awards 2018

The Eco-Logic Awards announces SA’s Eco-champion finalists

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EFBW pledges to improve PET recycling rates

SANBWA welcomes EFBW commitment to improve recycling rates

The South African National Bottled Water Association (SANBWA) has welcomed the European Federation of Bottled Waters’ (EFBW) commitment to embracing the circular economy saying it will not only have a marked impact on recycling rates in Europe, it should inspire similar campaigns around the world. On May 15th the EFBW announced four industry-wide pledges aiming […]

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Ceiba – a sustainable future for the cargo shipping industry

Is CEIBA the future of shipping?

Shani Meintjes is a young South African volunteering in Costa Rica on a project very close to her heart, a project aimed at decreasing the impact of the vastly polluting cargo shipping industry. You might ask how this is even possible given that 90% of all cargo globally is transported via cargo ship and that […]

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Nissan LEAF

All-new 2018 Nissan LEAF named ‘2018 World Green Car of the Year’

The all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling electric vehicle, was named the “2018 World Green Car” at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. LEAF is the icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. (more…)

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Fourways Cubs Pack member Harriet Dawes with Mike Page Director of Operations and Complex General Manager

Green tween and Montecasino team up to reduce plastic waste

For the love of dolphins, 10-year-old Harriet Dawes from Fourways set out to make a difference to the marine environment, and approached Montecasino to join ‘The Last Straw’ campaign, an initiative to eliminate the use of plastic straws due to their lasting damage to the environment, particularly to ocean life. (more…)

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Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development

Application period for Green Talents Award has now started

Sustainable development is fundamental to preserving our earth for present and future generations by finding a balance between the need for socio-economic development and the protection of the environment. These topics of global political relevance demand international research cooperation. With its high-class innovation and research centres, Germany supports great efforts in particular by intensifying international […]

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Mike Page Director of Operations and Complex General Manager in the Montecasino Recycling Plant

Montecasino draws attention to the war on waste

With the first ever Global Recycling Day that was took place on 18 March 2018, Montecasino was heeding the call to improve waste management and increase the ratio of waste that is recycled or reused. With a new food waste system and efforts to raise awareness of the need to recycle and the availability of […]

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The Seedbeds of Transformation

Africa’s challenge to sustainability – the continent’s innovations to be showcased at major international conference in South Africa

A three-day conference, The Seedbeds of Transformation, will bring together innovators from research, government, industry, NGOs and the media to explore the tensions and opportunities around implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa. The meeting will draw on experts from across the continent. (more…)

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bottled water industry

Don’t be fooled by fake news: 5 facts consumers should know about bottled water and the drought

Understandably, droughts have a major impact on a nation’s emotional as well as social, economic and political well-being. Equip yourself with the facts, rather than rely on urban legend or fake news. We asked environmental advisor, speaker and author, Dr Anthony Turton, five questions about the bottled water industry and the drought in the Western […]

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