Saving the environment can be as simple as recycling

Our oceans are more than just a place to go for some time out from a busy lifestyle; about 97 per cent of the Earth’s water can be found in our oceans* and they’re home to roughly 15% of the earth’s species**. (more…)

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Play the Smart Water Saving Game and help drought stricken Western Cape

Specialist mobile and digital marketing enabler, Digitata Insights, has partnered with laundry brand Sunlight on a water saving awareness campaign that will result in the practical outcome of the delivery of 120,000 litres of potable water to the drought stricken Western Cape. (more…)

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South Africans urged to recycle their polystyrene

According to Adri Spangenberg, Director of the Polystyrene Association, expanded polystyrene is one of South Africa’s most commonly used materials relied upon by canteens and spaza shops owners and restauranteurs to keep their food or beverages hot or cold, as well as by retailers to protect high value items such as televisions or fridges owing […]

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Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an innovative liquidity facility managed by ATI

KfW, the German Development Bank, and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) announced, on the side lines of the annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables Meeting, a new instrument to support renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa that targets small- and mid-scale (up to 50 MW) green power renewable energy projects.


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Sandton City shows its passion for the environment with powerful results


Sandton City has cut its water use by 16% since 2015 thanks to a dedicated environmental initiative as part of its innovative management. (more…)

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The Table Bay Hotel

Water conservation is culture at Sun International’s The Table Bay

The Table Bay hotel at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has intensified its efforts to save water as the Western Cape remains in the grips of severe drought. Its concerted drive to conserve this scarce and precious resource includes a mix of technological and behavioural interventions. Through these interventions, The Table Bay […]

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Banking on sunshine: solar switch flipped at Wesbank and FNB Fairland campus

The switch has been flipped on a world-class solar panel installation at the WesBank and FNB Campus in Fairland, north of Johannesburg. Just 12 months after construction began on the large-scale renewable energy project, the 150,000 square metre Fairland Campus now supplements its electrical requirements using sunshine – helping the Bank reduce its carbon footprint […]

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JSE launches Green Bond segment to fund low carbon projects

The JSE celebrated the launch of its Green Bond Segment which provides a platform for companies and other institutions to raise funds ring-fenced for low carbon initiatives and investors to invest SRI funds in securities that are truly green. (more…)

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Novus Holdings

Novus Holdings implements water saving initiatives

The commercial printing and manufacturing company, Novus Holdings has taken action to reduce its reliance on municipal water. The company has spent in excess of R1.7 million on various water-saving initiatives at its Paarl Media Cape division. Businesses across the drought-stricken Western Cape have recently been urged by the City of Cape Town to reduce […]

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Growthpoint plans to introduce more waste-to-soil plants in other areas of the country

Growthpoint launches a new green waste-to-soil initiative

Growthpoint Properties has launched an innovative pilot project that turns the large volumes of food waste generated by client businesses at its properties into compost. (more…)

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