Our oceans are critical to supporting life on our planet, and World Oceans Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and encourage people to get involved in saving this precious resource. Here are five ways in which we can all make a real difference: Wear a visible symbol of support  A great way to show…

While the Rooibos industry has always had environmental preservation at heart, an increased global demand for the tea has compelled the industry to more proactively review its impact across its value chain. Nicie Vorster, a director of the SA Rooibos Council (SARC) says the industry is renewing its focus on sustainability. “Ecosystems all over the…

The vibrant Ndlovu Youth Choir continues to capture the hearts and minds of South Africans with the stirring visuals for their new music video ‘Shallow’ off their latest album Rise. Watch ‘Shallow’ HERE. On ‘Shallow’ the infectious energy of this 30-strong choir, ranging in age from 14 – 24 from the beautiful Moutse Valley in…

Food industry start-ups benefit from expert mentorship and training in a state of the art environment as new applications open for August 2021 programme. The V&A Waterfront’s R63 million investment in Makers Landing, in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund, is bearing fruit as the first intake of SMMEs graduate from Makers Landing’s Food…

Hyde Park Corner is proud to welcome planet-friendly grocer, The Refillery – this plastic-free store offers the mall’s shoppers a stylish, convenient, ‘weigh-and-pay’ shopping experience. By 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish! That statement alone is enough to send shivers down anyone’s spine. But sadly, the facts about plastic expose…

The City’s Fifty/50 Wheelie Bin Initiative, led by the Solid Waste Management Department, is using material from broken, past-their-lifespan wheelie bins to produce new ones. This has resulted in more than R18 million cost-savings and freeing up space at landfills, while contributing to the circular economy. Mayoral Committee Member for Water and Waste Alderman Xanthea…

A nationwide recycling campaign, the Million+ Plastic Recycling Revolution, has welcomed a collaboration with Pick n Pay School Club that will help educate over 1.7 million primary school learners and over 80 000 teachers about the importance of plastic recycling. Launched by The Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation (Polyco), The Million+ aims to mobilise more than one…

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