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Why more aggressive recycling is necessary

Why more aggressive recycling is necessary

In this article by Andrew Tomita and Rob Slotow argue that it's critical to increase recycling but ask why waste sites have to be close to where people live, especially the marginalised and socioeconomically vulnerable. There has been considerable public attention in...

Equality. Are we there yet?  We asked 6 eco-warrior women

Equality. Are we there yet? We asked 6 eco-warrior women

Sixty four years ago today, women staged one of the largest demonstrations in South Africa’s history: 20 000 women marched to Pretoria's Union Buildings to present a petition to prime minister Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom to protest the apartheid pass laws. Six decades...

The Covid coat offers upcycled protection

The Covid coat offers upcycled protection

Cape Town-based design and manufacturing studio, The Sewing Café, is taking care of front-liners and commuters to help keep them safe with these affordable, practical, comfortable and easy-to-sanitise coats and suits made from upcycled banner ads. The Sewing Café's...

Our work is in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 12, which aims to ensure sustainable consumption and production. Read More