7 Tips To Reduce Plastic Consumption

While making every effort to honour our pledge this Plastic Free July, we have been surprised by the amount of times plastic sneaks into our daily routine. Avoiding all single use plastics is not as easy as you would think, but it becomes easier as your awareness and planning improve with the intention to reduce and […]

No-Cost Tips To Save Electricity

The energy crisis in South Africa is of grave concern; especially when our government is of the opinion that investing between R400 billion and R1 trillion in building 6 new nuclear power plants is the answer – the lack of logic and foresight as well as the blatant disregard of their responsibility to our natural […]

Green Cleaning: Protect Your Health and Conserve Your Environment

The term “Green cleaning” refers to methods of cleaning using natural products or products that are made from environmentally-friendly ingredients, designed to preserve human health and environmental quality. Green cleaning can also allude to the way in which products are manufactured, packaged and distributed. If the manufacturing process is environmentally-friendly and the products are biodegradable, then the […]

Short Guide to Recycling in South Africa

Recycling can simply be described as a process that changes waste material into something new that can be used in other ways. The benefits of recycling include less garbage filling up and polluting our planet, the conservation of natural resources and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. RECYCLABLES GUIDE  Paper: Newspapers; magazines; cardboard boxes; cereal cartons; […]

The Waste Hierarchy

Recycling can simply be described as a process that changes waste material into something new that can be used in other ways. The benefits of recycling include less garbage polluting our planet, the conservation of natural resources and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Critics argue that the energy and costs used in the entire […]