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Dutch, SA collaboration to continue on Two Rivers Urban Park development project

The long-term vision for the Two Rivers Urban Park (TRUP) Project in Cape Town is to free up 120 hectares of land for the creation of a mixed-use development that redresses the legacy of spatial apartheid planning

10 hours ago

P&G to raise 500,000 days of clean water

Conscious of the water disaster currently being faced by South Africans, Procter & Gamble (P&G) South Africa has a goal to raise 500,000 days of clean water

4 hours ago

Green chemistry is key to reducing waste and improving sustainablity

The development and evolution of the chemical industry is directly responsible for many of the technological advancements that have emerged since the late 19th century

By Alex Bissember 10 hours ago

ROSE Foundation announces new CEO

Following the retirement of Raj Lochan, Bubele Nyiba has been appointed the new CEO of the ROSE Foundation (Recycling Oil Saves the Environment)

9 hours ago

CUT community learns more about e-waste

The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) recently hosted a public lecture on e-waste management to educate and inform its community on the best ways to dispose e-waste material and contribute to a cleaner and greener environment

7 hours ago

Creating profit streams from waste could effect 0.5% increase in GDP

According to a recent study by the Energy Research Centre of the University of Cape Town, the economic impact of the introduction of resources back into the economy through waste stream management could increase GDP by up to 0.5%

8 hours ago

Investing in a circular water economy in SA

The UN World Water Development Report: Wastewater, the Untapped Resource indicates that for decades, people have been using fresh water faster than nature can replace it

By Hermann Erdman 3 days ago

GBCSA shares water-saving tips

South Africa is the 30th driest country in the world, and water is becoming one of our most scarce resources

3 days ago

BCC to ensure health of Benguela Current ecosystem through sustainable management

Supporting fisheries, tourism, recreation, and thousands of jobs, a sustainable Benguela Current ecosystem is the lifeblood of the ocean economy on South Africa's West Coast

3 days ago

WRC launches mine water atlas

The Water Research Commission (WRC), in partnership with consulting firm Golder Associates, has launched the South African Mine Water Atlas

3 days ago

Medical disaster relief unit assists Hout Bay fire victims

With a recent fire destroying 2,200 homes and leaving about 10,000 people displaced in Mandela Park Hout Bay, the community was left traumatised and in desperate need of support. The Cipla Foundation installed a disaster relief medical unit, which is now fully operational

Issued by Cipla 3 days ago

Maximising the potential of wastewater in agriculture

"We need to use water in agriculture in a more efficient, productive, equitable and environmentally friendly way where quality is not compromised."

23 Mar 2017

SA on course to achieving 50% women representation

Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, says South Africa is on course to achieve 50% women representation before 2030

23 Mar 2017

Plan to stave off water war in SA

Former World Bank vice-president Ismail Serageldin famously predicted that "the wars of the 21st century will be fought over water"

By Dave Chambers 23 Mar 2017

Temporary road restrictions for the 2017 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

There will be several road closures in the vicinity of Melrose and Birdhaven on Thursday, 30 March, due to the 14th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at the Wanderers Club

Issued by Openfield 23 Mar 2017

Durban innovator presents a solution to water crisis

Durban businessman Ray de Vries believes that a solution to the Cape Town water crisis may be in the air around us

22 Mar 2017

Earth's soil carbon reservoir poses massive risk to climate change mitigation

Fijian president Jioji Konousi Konrote warned of colossal negative impacts on the environment and human societies if the massive stores of carbon trapped in Earth's soils are released

22 Mar 2017

Water stewardship and responsible water usage

Should directors of companies have a fiduciary responsibility to address water risks?

By Bernard Jacobs 22 Mar 2017

CTICC uses millions of litres less water per year than five years ago

CTICC, in an effort to reduce water consumption, has implemented a number of initiatives to further curtails its use of potable and irrigation water

22 Mar 2017

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