Sweet beginnings for Phindi Dlamini

Phindi was born, raised and schooled on a sugarcane plantation in Swaziland. Life was simple and sweet. This is where she met and befriended Green Home MD, Catherine Morris. Moving to Johannesburg years later, Phindi became increasingly concerned by the general lack of environmental consciousness of many of those living around her, and her desire…

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5 Facts about Genetically Modified (GM) Maize and South Africa

Fact 1: South Africa is the only country in the world which has allowed the main staple of its diet, maize, to be genetically modified (GM). Fact 2:  Around 77% of maize production in South Africa is GM. Fact 3: Elsewhere in the world GM maize is grown primarily to feed livestock globally. Fact 4:…

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Eskom crippling SA’s water supply

  According to recently published report by Greenpeace Africa, coal-fired electricity is a major threat to South Africa’s already stressed water resources – and Eskom’s new mega coal plants are set to make matters even worse. Fortunately there are reliable alternatives to coal power, ways of generating electricity that don’t risk the country’s water security,…

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Shell Spoof: Live with it! iPhone app.

This brilliant spoof campaign was created by Dutch Friends of the Earth in an attempt  to hold Royal Dutch Shell accountable for their continued reckless pollutionof the Niger Delta. The Live with it! iPhone app allows users to find alternative water sources if their own water supply  is contaminated as well  as to earn points…

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WANTED: Cyclist for Delivery Bike (Cape Town)

Put money into pockets not petrol pumps – an extension of GreenHome’s job creation projects  GreenHome offers a daily bicycle delivery service in and around the CBD. We’re growing our team of friendly delivery bike guys so we’re looking for a new experienced cyclist to start asap and work alongside Pumzile. When: Monday to Friday,…

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