Plastic Free July 2017

July 2017 saw us joining the global Plastic Free July campaign with over a million people from 159 countries. The #PlasticFreeJuly challenge is simple: refuse all single use plastic for the month of July. But actually doing it? Not so simple. When you try to live without single use plastic you quickly realize how deeply…

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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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SA’s Pedal Powered Eco-Warrior is on the road again

After a year of preparations such as dealing with knee injuries, planting 2000 trees, being nominated as a finalist in both the Eco-Logic Awards and Mail & Guardians Top 200 Young  South Africans; promoting bicycle culture in South Africa; and of course riding his bicycle, Kayden Kleinhans is back on the road for phase two…

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Bicycle Deliveries for Cape Town City Centre

Our beautiful GreenHome bicycle and trailer are finally ready and the new GreenHome bicycle delivery service is officially up and running. Order GreenHome’s 100% biodegradable food packaging in and around the Mother City and feel secure that no carbon was released into the atmosphere to get it to you. Now that’s commitment to sustainability (well…

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Benefits of a Bicycle

Some good reasons to get cycling, from C.I.C.L.E. So hop on that bike and take full advantage of all the benefits of pedal power, and visit www.bicyclecapetown.org to get the latest urban bicycle culture news and events in and around Cape Town. The first ever Open Streets Cape Town event is happenning this October, so…

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Fracking the Karoo: SA says yes while EU says no!

The South African government rather disingenuously lifted it’s moratorium on fracking while at the same time a European Commission Report found fracking to be a “high risk to human health and the environment because of its potential to contaminate and deplete water resources, cause a loss of biodiversity, degrade air and land quality and trigger…

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Durban waste project making (energy) waves.

Durban’s waste to energy project which produces electricity from methane has been identified as one of the world’s most exciting infrastructure projects by KPMG. The waste project run by Ethekwini Municipality and SLR consulting turns the methane gas produced by two landfill sites in Bisasar Road and Mariannhill into enough energy to power 46 000…

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