Green Drinks is an informal monthly opportunity for greenies to meet, chat and network. It’s a self-organising network and there are no fees, so make sure to spread the word. Green Drinks is now active in 542 cities worldwide. [Read on...]
Cheri Scholtz, CEO of the PET Plastic Recycling Company (PETCO), is pleased to invite you to the next PETCO MemberWorkshop, specifically designed to be both useful to your business and of benefit to your employees. These workshops will help to make your business more efficient and ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest offerings from government and the private sector. [Read on...]
Clean-up SA week runs from the 13 to 18 September, which aims to increase awareness of the social, environmental and economic beneftis of recycling.
Look at the Cleanup Diary to see if there are initiatives near you, so you can join in:
Maybe this will make you think….
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The City of Cape Town has recently produced a Smart Events Handbook to guide event organisers, venues and suppliers in planning and implementing events in a sustainable and responsible manner. The handbook was compiled by Grace Stead and Karin Diederichs with the input of various industry role-players.
Says Alderman Marian Nieuwoudt, Mayoral Committee Member for Planning and Environment: “This user-friendly handbook aims to promote resource efficiency and sustainability in every organised event in the City of Cape Town”. [Read on...]
The Event Greening Forum will be hosting some training on 31 August (Tshwane) and 2 September (Johannesburg). The training is aimed at professionals within the events and exhibition industry who have an interest in incorporating green principles in their line of work. This broadly includes; event organisers, venues, suppliers and sub-contractors ranging from students to experienced industry role-players. [Read on...]
The Natural and Organics Products Exhibition features over 150 exhibitors, showcasing the very best in specialist health foods, refreshments, beauty products, supplements and natural health care products and a green home display that incorporates architecture, cleaning products, organic gardening, green décor and sustainable and renewable energy technologies.
As more and more information on climate change and water scarcity becomes available, it gets harder and harder to ignore the call to make small but important changes to our lifestyles.