SANRAL monitoring Msikaba Vulture Colony

SANRAL monitors Cape Vulture colony

Recent environmental monitoring related to the construction of the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge haul roads found no evidence of disturbance to the Msikaba Cape Vulture Colony, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced recently. (more…)

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Empowering communities, one turtle at a time

SolarTurtle, a social entrepreneurship initiative that aims to uplift rural communities by providing secure and sustainable solar solutions, is tackling poverty with renewed vigour after winning R10,000 at the Inventors Garage at the 2017 SABC Education SA Innovation Summit. (more…)

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Dr Andrew Muir  of Wilderness Foundation Africa, Thomas Schaefer, Volkswagen Group South Africa with Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the Kwita Izina Ceremony

Volkswagen welcomes a new family member

A Mountain Gorilla is not what you would traditionally associate with Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) but when the Rwanda Development Board selected VWSA as a name giver for one of their newborn gorillas, VWSA gladly accepted. (more…)

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Tsogo Sun and Miss Earth plant trees in Diepsloot

Tsogo Sun and Miss Earth green the future in Diepsloot

For the joy of children for generations to come and in honour of Arbor Week and Tourism Month, Tsogo Sun and environment partner, Miss Earth SA, planted 20 indigenous trees with 50 Grade 4 pupils at Diepsloot Primary School No. 4 on 6 September. Ten of the trees were donated by Samsonite. (more…)

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Wasting no time in the race to clean up South Africa

As the world’s waste generation surges and landfill availability gets increasingly stretched, a number of South African companies are taking waste reduction to heart. (more…)

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Sandton Central Management District

Step up and clean up!

Tapping into the inherent potential of people to be agents of change, Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Councillor Herman Mashaba, is facilitating the launch of a monthly volunteer campaign, largely focused on cleaning the city, but also going beyond this. (more…)

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Aqua Services & Engineering installs two largest trickling filter sewage treatment plants in Namibia

Helao Nafidi, a municipality comprising of five urban towns within a radius of ca 15 km and with a total population of approximately 45,000, required two sewage treatment plants to upgrade and replace their existing oxidation ponds, which have become too small to handle the increased load required to service the majority of their erven […]

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Belvedere Vodka

Belvedere Vodka wins at International CSR Excellence Awards

Belvedere Vodka, the world’s original luxury vodka, was presented with a gold medal in sustainability at the International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence awards and awarded ‘Vodka Producer of the Year’ for the third consecutive year at the International Spirits Challenge. (more…)

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Plastics SA stall at African Marine Waste Conference

African Marine Waste Conference highlights need for more collaboration, communication and a clear game plan for the plastics industry

The 2017 African Marine Waste Conference took place from the 9th to the 13th of July in Port Elizabeth, and was attended by approximately 200 delegates from 9 African states and a further 10 countries from other continents. (more…)

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plasticsSA Schools Competition 2017 entry form

Pupils stand a chance to win big in annual clean-up and recycle schools competition

Schools around the country stand a chance to once again win big prizes in Plastics|SA’s annual school competition, entitled “Let’s do it… Let’s Clean-Up South Africa!” (more…)

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