The Rose Foundation Store used oil, save the environment
South Africa generates an average of 120 million litres of used lubricant oil in a year. This is a large amount of used oil that, if not collected and recycled responsibly, could
30 Aug 2018
Waste management: a conversation we all need to have When it comes to waste management in South Africa, the reality is that we are lagging far behind the rest of the world
While your average man on the street will tell you that what happens to their waste is not of their concern and is the government's responsibility, the truth is that the onus
16 Aug 2018 - A. H.
Public - Private Partnerships PPPs can bring heads together to solve both water shortages and floods
As South Africa’s rapid urbanisation places a growing burden on municipalities, both to supply enough treated water in dry seasons and to control run-off in wet seasons,
16 Aug 2018 - P. S.
Working together Environmental challenges tackled
Law and other disciplines should work together to tackle world’s major challenges, say top SA academics.
11 Jan 2014
Trees for Africa Ekurhuleni promotes 'green lung'
One tree on her back, another in her hand and a third on her head – women attending the launch of a green project in Katlehong, given fruit trees to plant at home, did not leave empty handed.
26 Nov 2013
Sustainable Living Exhibition eThekwini takes the lead
More than 200 exhibitors showcased their innovations at the fourth Sustainable Living Exhibition launched by COGTA MEC, Nomusa Dube, and eThekwini Deputy Mayor, Nomvuzo Shabalala, in Durban last week.
10 Sep 2013
Ecological consciousness Why we need to change our mind-set
Among Stellenbosch University's (SU) core and leading research competencies is a focus on the natural environment, which are now also under enormous stress, writes SU professor, Karen Esler.
26 Aug 2013
Trip to Mauritius Island of smiles
Turquoise blue waters, lazy white beaches, lush tropical vegetation, world-class golf courses, and awesome shopping aside, the island of Mauritius has become a world-class business travel destination
22 Jul 2013 - L. K.
Municipalities learn to manage waste SALGA promotes knowledge sharing
With the threat of landfill sites reaching full capacity municipalities are always looking for new ways of managing waste and to ensure environmental sustainability
06 Jun 2013 - S.
Estuary plan showing positive results Knysna moves in right direction
The Knysna Estuary Pollution Action Plan is a prime example of how municipalities can save their environments if all stakeholders work together, writes Athane Scholtz of the Knysna Municipality.
15 May 2013
Rainwater harvesting project launched Municipal water usage to be reduced by 40%
Sustainability was the name of the game at the launch of South Africa’s largest commercial rainwater harvesting project, located at Vodacom’s Midrand head office.
01 May 2013
Businesses to get involved in Green Office Week Preserving water at work
Green Office Week (GOW) reminds us that sustainability issues are on the top of the agenda and whether your organisation is large or small, ‘green’ behaviours have to form a part of everyone’s work habits.
15 Apr 2013

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