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Pollution at Hennops river will take years to fix

Rehabilitating the Hennops river and Centurion Lake won’t be a quick fix and it will take several years to restore them to their original state. This is according to metro spokesperson Lindela Mashigo, who said there were plans to rehabilitate the...

Eco-friendly bio-plastic bags

Shopping bags cause pollution and are hardful to animals and plants. Keitumetsi Maelangwe, co-founder of Green Spawn has decided to produce an eco-friendly bio-plastic, that completely dissolves in warm water. Source:...

Coca-Cola labelled worst plastic pollution culprit

Coca-Cola has been labelled the worst culprit for plastic pollution by an environmental pressure group. In a list of the top-polluting companies worldwide, Break Free From Plastic said tens of thousands of plastic pieces could be traced back to a...

Pilot plastic road completed in Jeffreys Bay

SA’s first plastic road was completed in Jeffreys Bay on Wednesday. The 300m pilot stretch of Woltemade Street in the heart of the Eastern Cape holiday town began in March after mayor Horatio Hendricks agreed to the project and Scottish...

What is the cost of NOT recycling?

Industry experts are calling for consumers to learn about the environmental benefits of recycling.   Michelene Locke, sales director at ITB Flexible Packaging Solutions (ITB), a Novus Holdings company, says that consumers need to understand why...