Dear South Africa: Call for Comment on Application to Release GMO Maize into SA Environment

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES Dear South Africa is encouraging all to provide written comments in support of or objection to the Application for the General Release of glyphosate resistant genetically modified maize into the South African environment. Closing date: 12 September 2018 SUMMARY: Maize is a staple food for majority of South Africans. Pioneer Hi-Bred RSA […]

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 […]

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 […]