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COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: GO-AHEAD FOR RELIANCE COMPOST WASTE TO ENERGY PROJECT All appeals against the project have been dismissed by authorities, giving the final go-ahead to the first of its kind project.

Reliance, the leading organic compost provider in the Western Cape, and shareholder in Okran 38 (Pty) Ltd are excited to have received the green light for the R250 million Waste to Energy project at Corona Farm in the Paarl region.   Read More...




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Image: It takes a village...   to plant a forest. Over the last five and a half years, Greenpop has planted over 66 000 trees across Southern Africa.

As we mention often, over the last five and a half years, Greenpop has planted over 66 000 trees across Southern Africa. This is true, but it would be much more accurate to say that through the support of hundreds of incredible companies and organisations Greenpop has facilitated the planting of 66 000 trees by thousands of volunteers across Southern Africa.   Read More...




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Image: Networking and collaboration for Eastern Cape's waste management industry. Delegates at the event focused on networking and integration of the waste management industry.

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA’s) Eastern Cape branch hosted a successful information sharing business morning last week at the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber.  With 50 delegates in attendance, the event focused on networking and integration of the waste management industry.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: The next breath you take could be toxic, legally unsafe and even deadly. Air pollution in the UK is now responsible for cutting short 40,000 lives every year. That's 20 times more deaths than people who die directly from road accidents. But the Prime Minister could take some simple steps to start cleaning up our air.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image:  Eddie Redelinghuys Talks About the Roots of Reliance Compost Founder of Reliance Compost, stands on the subject. And as far as he’s concerned it all starts with compost. He took some time to tell us why

There really isn’t a buzzier word than organic at the moment. Fortunately, it relates to a movement that extends further than food trends, it’s a way of life that is seeing people truly question what they put in their bodies, be it their eggs, meat or vegetables. But if you take a step back, and look even further down the chain of food, it becomes glaringly obvious that where we get our food links to the farms it comes from and, if you want to get technical, the actual soil it grows in.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Early Childhood Development (ECD), Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Rotary and PenBev support ECD centre to lead the way with water saving. ECD centre in Cape Town leads the way for World Water Day celebrated on Tuesday 22 March 2016

An Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre, Philippi Children’s Centre, in Philippi, Cape Town is leading the way with a daily saving of at least 4 500 litres thanks to a water saving project installed by Rotary Club of Newlands and Peninsula Beverages (PenBev – the local bottler of the Coca-Cola products in the Western and Northern Cape).   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: What's not to waste? As the expression goes, ‘waste not, want not’. By using resources sparsely and knowing what can be recycled, we can all contribute to a cleaner and healthier environment. The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) gives helpful tips and insight on what should be left out of the dustbin.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Schools competition to make a longer lasting impact on the environment Collect-a-Can announces change to the rules of the National Schools Competition to encourage schools to make a longer lasting impact.

South Africa’s renowned eco-conscious schools competition, hosted annually by Collect-a-Can, has kicked off on a GREEN note this year. The can recovery and recycling organisation announced that it has changed the rules of the National Schools Competition to encourage schools to make a longer lasting and positive impact on our beautiful environment   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Plastic to Oil innovation at Kraaifontein Waste Management Facility The IWMSA event attracted 85 professionals operating on government level and the waste management industry at large. “The pilot pyrolysis plant is facilitated by an agreement between City of Cape Town and two Japanese firms - CFP Corporation and Kanemiya, while funding for the pilot plant was provided by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).   Read More...



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Image: The Power of One GreenPop : The Active Citizen - I'd like to tell you a story about a squirrel.

I'm Liam, Greenpop's new Social Media and PR Coordinator, and I'd like to tell you a story about a squirrel. So there's this song by the White Stripes. Its spoken word intro tells the story of a woman named Janet who's facing all sorts of problems.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: The changing face of waste management Waste management in South Africa is changing. With the growing need for organisations to be more sustainable and incorporate responsible waste management practices, the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) will yet again be at the forefront of helping organisations incorporate these practices with their flagship conference, WasteCon.   Read More...



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Image: Breathe in. Breathe out. Hello, 2016! "The ability to simplify means eliminating the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak."

As I sit in Greenpop's beautiful (and very hot) Cape Town office, I hear the excited chatter of our team in the background - exchanging holiday stories, meeting new interns, and getting everything in order for the year to come (Spoiler alert: We have some EPIC plans). And as we all attend strategy meetings and awaken to the reality of our tasks, deadlines, and scheduling, I am reminded of the words of Hans Hofmann,   Read More...




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Image: TAKE ACTION FOR FORESTS This year, make a commitment to supporting reforestation and urban greening projects across Southern Africa.

You can do this in two ways:

  • Sign up as a monthly donor to grow your own forest and leave a legacy.    DONATE NOW ! 
  • Start an activist project and get creative (run a marathon, have a bake sale, host a movie night, or do anything else) to raise money for Greenpop.   START FUNDRAISING 
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ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: 2015 has been a year of reflection for Greenpop. In September we turned 5 years old as an organisation and as of this month we have planted over 58 000 trees to date.

These milestones have given us the opportunity to look back with immense gratitude for this collaborative journey - Greenpop does not feel like an organisation we run, but more like a collective that we guide with countless contributions added along the way by the inspiring people that come into our world. Turning 5 also gave us the opportunity to start refining our mission, values and projects. Now our vision is becoming ever clearer.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: MyPlanet Rhino Fund The MyPlanet Rhino Fund recently allocated R1.385 million in funding towards rhino conservation causes. This covers rhino conservation causes across the country that vary from rhino protection and monitoring to saving and raising rhino orphans.   Read More...



HEADLINES, Enterprise, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: AfriForum and TKAG to challenge fracking regulations in court AfriForum and Treasure the Karoo Action Group (TKAG) have submitted documentation at the North Gauteng High Court, challenging the regulations with regard to petroleum exploration and production. The regulations were promulgated on 3 June 2015 and are widely known as the “regulations on fracking” – referring to the process of extracting gas from deep shale deposits.   Read More...



HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity, Government
Image: Climate change high on agenda as South Africa looks to implement a carbon tax In anticipation of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, 2015 COP21 in December, all eyes are on governments around the world as the focus shifts to climate change and reducing carbon emissions. The South African National Treasury released it’s much anticipated Draft Carbon Tax Bill on 2 November 2015.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity

When the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP) was launched in 2009 the average child in Lavavolo, Madagascar spent much of the day fetching water from a nearby well and few had the luxury of attending school.   Read More...




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Image: Green Building Council SA awards first EDGE rating certifications in SA Ravenswood affordable housing development in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, has become the first residential project in Africa to achieve an EDGE Design Certifi

With the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) certifying the first housing projects in the country using the EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) residential green building tool, currently in pilot phase, the council is now set for a major rollout of green building ratings in SA’s residential property sector.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: 3D Printing Houses Procurement Professionals Have The Power To Better Our World

3D printing has become a fascinating buzz word for many in the past 5 years yet little is known of its versatility.   Read More...



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