Taking Part on World Environment Day 2018

What is World Environment Day? It’s the UN’s big day for encouraging awareness and action to protect the environment. It all started 44 years ago, back in 1974, as a way of encouraging people to take action to care for the Earth. The action itself can be big or small, solo or in a group…

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World Environment Day: 5 June 2017

World Environment Day is a chance to reconnect with nature and celebrate the places that matter the most to us.  It’s our day for the planet.  Gather a group of friends to create your own event.  You can register it here or join one of over 350 events currently listed and taking place across the…

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Saturday 22 April is Earth Day

The first Earth Day took place on 22 April 1970 and 20 years later it became global.  Earth Day has tackled a number of environmental issues ranging from clean air and water to endangered species. This year Earth Day addresses environmental and climate literacy.  An estimated 1 billion people across the globe will participate in…

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Celebrating Earth Hour’s 10th Anniversary

This year Earth Hour celebrates its 10th anniversary.  Earth Hour takes place on Saturday 25 March from 8:30pm to 9:30pm wherever you are on the planet.  Around the globe millions of people, businesses and landmarks will switch off and spend an hour in darkness.  Over the last decade Earth Hour has achieved massive environmental impact…

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Fabrice Monteiro Shows Senegal’s Pollution with Garbage Garments

These powerful images hit home.  Beautiful artworks display tragic consequence of high consumption; in particular our relationship to disposable plastic.  Informed by the environmental problems that plague many parts of Africa, photographer Fabrice Monteiro, costume designer Jah Gal Doulsy and the Ecofund Organization collaborated to present a series of photographs. “The Prophecy” project, shot at…

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The RMR Makana Green Fun Run

  The RMR Makana Green Fun Run took place on Sunday 1 May 2016 This year they made use of biodegradable cups. We stock single walled cups which are perfect for serving cold drinks at events. The cups are made locally from FSC certified sustainable paper which has been lined with a thin layer of…

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AgriProtein, an Insect Farm for a Sustainable Future

South African fly farm, AgriProtein, is making waves with its innovative and back to basics approach to manufacturing farm feed. Watch this fascinating video to see how AgriProtein are using using food waste to farm maggots, which creates feed for chickens and pigs, replacing the fishmeal they are often fed. The process also makes natural…

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