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Global community responds to call for action on Global Water Crisis.

Global community responds to call for action on Global Water Crisis.

Mina Guli’s #RunningDry movement saw people from all over the world completing more than 200 marathons on Sunday 27 January 2019 to raise awareness for the global water crisis…

KINDNESS FOR BRAVE FIREFIGHTERS BATTLING WESTERN CAPE FIRES

KINDNESS FOR BRAVE FIREFIGHTERS BATTLING WESTERN CAPE FIRES

Exhausted firefighters who have spent weeks battling the devastating Western Cape fires in the Overberg District have received some much-needed support. Following a plea for help with food and…

#RunningDry is now a global movement seeking to raise awareness for the world’s water crisis!

#RunningDry is now a global movement seeking to raise awareness for the world’s water crisis!

Severe injury turns #RunningDry from a campaign into a movement as community rallies to run marathons and raise awareness about global water crisis with 100 marathons in 1 day. &nbsp…

Plan your 2019 bucket list with Forestry South Africa’s new online recreational map

Plan your 2019 bucket list with Forestry South Africa’s new online recreational map

Forestry South Africa (FSA) has launched the Forestry Explained recreational map, ideal for when the travel bug bites, when you need family-friendly accommodation or a quiet weekend away from…

Global recognition for SPAR’s plastic initiative

Global recognition for SPAR’s plastic initiative

SPAR Eastern Cape achieved global recognition for their commitment to reducing plastic pollution when they received an award at the SPAR International Conference last month.     The conference in…

PET plastic producers in the spotlight

PET plastic producers in the spotlight

CAPE TOWN – AMID mounting pressure on major retailers and brand owners to be more environmentally-minded, one of the country’s leading food packaging producers have become the first in…

Women triumph at SANEA awards

Women triumph at SANEA awards

At the 2018 South African National Energy Association (SANEA) awards evening, held at the end of August 2018, the Renewable Energy Centre of Research and Development (RECORD) unit of the…

SAFCEI’S CAGE-FREE CAMPAIGN – A BIG STEP CLOSER TO ETHICAL EGG FARMING

SAFCEI’S CAGE-FREE CAMPAIGN – A BIG STEP CLOSER TO ETHICAL EGG FARMING

Just two months after the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) launched a campaign aimed at popular restaurant group, Famous Brands – in a bid to end inhumane battery cage…

Shoprite and Checkers reward customers every time they re-use recycled bags

Shoprite and Checkers reward customers every time they re-use recycled bags

The Shoprite Group, the only national retailer with a verified 100% recycled shopping bag in all its stores, has announced that it will now be rewarding customers for using their…

SANPARKS GETS NEW AIRCRAFT THANKS TO  MYPLANET RHINO FUND

SANPARKS GETS NEW AIRCRAFT THANKS TO MYPLANET RHINO FUND

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has announced its donations for 2018, and thanks to around 34 000 supporters swiping their MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet cards at participating retailers, R2 940 000 was…

Campaign to clean up the environment gains momentum

Campaign to clean up the environment gains momentum

Volunteers came out in numbers to take part in cleanups facilitated by the Shoprite Group on World Cleanup Day (15 September 2018). Some 250 cleanup events took place in eight…

Life Healthcare launches third solar plant to reduce carbon footprint

Life Healthcare launches third solar plant to reduce carbon footprint

PRETORIA – Life Healthcare Group has completed its latest environmental sustainability project with the installation of solar photovoltaic panels at the Life Eugene Marais Hospital in Pretoria. This is the third…