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Green light for ‘net zero’

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 Following then Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s announcement paving the way for small projects generating between 1 MW and 10 MW of their own renewable electricity to feed it back into the grid, green building consultants ecocentric see this as a crucial opportunity for companies to accelerate... 

Reclaimers progress towards formal inclusion in waste collection system

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th June 2019 The African Reclaimers Organisation (Aro) has partnered with consumer goods manufacturer Unilever South Africa and the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in starting a pilot project to help reclaimers advance towards formal integration into the Johannesburg waste collection system. The... 

Waste is the new gold, says Gauteng MEC Ramokgopa

By: African News Agency      5th June 2019 As the world marked World Environment Day on Wednesday, Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Agriculture and Environment Dr. Kgosientso Ramokgopa urged communities to recycle waste, avoid illegal dumping and constantly consider the environmental impact of their actions. "This World Environment... 

World Environment Day 2019

3rd June 2019 South Africans urged to act responsibly in recycling used oil   

Environmental affairs department welcomes SCA ruling in Interwaste and FG landfill site

By: African News Agency      3rd June 2019 The environmental affairs department (DEA) has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein's judgment this week upholding, with costs, the appeal by the Gauteng agriculture and rural development department (GDARD) against the findings of the High Court in Pretoria with respect to... 

Department Of Environmental Affairs Marks World Migratory Bird Day 2019

13th May 2019 The Department of Environmental Affairs marked World Migratory Bird Day 2019, a day set aside annually to raise awareness and educate the public on the plight of migratory bird species, on Saturday 11 May 2019.  This is an international day established by United Nations Environment Programme and... 

SA entrepreneurs who are making a living as eco-warriors

6th May 2019 Used motor lubricant is dirty, hazardous stuff. Yet the collection of used oil in South Africa has provided business success stories for many eco-entrepreneurs who are not only making a living, but who are also making a difference to the environment. One litre of used oil, containing cancer... 

Africa gains traction as trade destination

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     3rd May 2019 Africa, as a trade and export destination, is looking increasingly attractive from a South African perspective, and represents an opportunity for growth for many South African companies, says research and consulting specialist Africa House MD Liz Whitehouse. Africa offers South African companies... 

Rhodes students’ idea puts them in line for $1m international prize

By: News24Wire      2nd May 2019 Four Rhodes University PhD Chemistry students have come out tops in the 2019 Hult Prize Challenge for their electronic and electrical waste management system, putting them in line to win a $1-million (about R14.3-million) startup injection for their business idea. Team E-Smart – Nobuhle Ndebele,... 

#FactFriday #EarthDay: Are we taking enough real action to secure the future of our species?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th April 2019 Earth Day, as commemorated this week, aims to raise awareness and support for environmental protection. This year the theme of Protect Our Species: In nature, nothing exists alone is intended to draw the world’s attention to accelerating rates of extinction and to those species placed on the... 

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