Construction starts on SA’s first plastic road

Construction has begun on South Africa's first plastic road which will be created from pellets of waste plastic. The road is being constructed in Jeffreys...

Local student wins prize for edible and environmentally friendly straws

Moved by a Facebook post of a sea turtle with a plastic straw stuck in its nose, Leila Siljeur, 19, felt she had to...

This young woman’s Limpopo farming operation has been given a boost

One of the youngest female farmers in Limpopo, Mahlatse Matlakana employs four people from her local Ga-Kibi Village on an 8-hectare green pepper farm. Now...

This 10-year-old eco-warrior will inspire you to recycle!

Earlier this year, young Rocco Antonio da Silva won the 2019 PETCO Waste Reduction Youth Warrior award. He won the award because of his efforts...

3 Ways to be part of World Clean-Up Day

September 21 is World Clean-Up Day – the biggest one-day civic action against waste in human history! Here's what went down last year in South...

Selected national parks open to SA citizens this week

It's that time of year when South Africans get to enjoy the country's awe-inspiring natural heritage for free – thanks to SA National Parks Week. The 2019 SA...

Meet SA’s youngest farmer: an inspiring man making a difference  

A young man from Vryburg is revolutionising the agricultural landscape – and he is only a teenager. Thabo Dithakgwe is by no means average. At...

Soweto recycling entrepreneur cleans up with equipment boost

A desire to clean up his beloved Soweto, educate the community and combat the problem of overfull landfills has seen Pendowave founder Gordon Nkuta...

Electric cars could soon be a hot commodity in South Africa

At the moment South Africa risks being left behind in the changeover to greener vehicles, but the good news is that Nissan, BMW and...

This wine dedicated to saving rhinos has raised over R2-million to...

Two things South Africans are very passionate about – wine and saving the rhinos – have been combined in an initiative which has raised...

Inaugural awards call for entries from sustainably minded fashionistas, entrepreneurs and...

True to its ethical mandate of seeking new opportunities to support entrepreneurs in South Africa’s circular economy, the PET Plastic Recycling Company (PETCO) has...

PE residents turn plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless

A Port Elizabeth-born caregiver and house mother at Lake Farm Centre is bringing hope to her local community and helping the environment all at...