This year Fairtrade Fortnight will run through Easter from 30 March – 12 April 2015. What better excuse to nibble on even more fairtrade chocolate and other goodies over the Easter Weekend.
TOPIC, the new consumer-led watchdog formed to look into product labelling claims, has had success with their first investigation and Wakaberry frozen yoghurt has changed their labelling as a result of TOPIC’s enquiries.
Greenhouse gas emissions are exacerbated by an increase in population numbers, with more cities becoming hotter and more polluted. Paris is set to tackle the situation within its walls with eco-friendly towers and structures that are going to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by up to 75 per cent by the year 2050.
This week marks National Water Week in South Africa. You may think no-one knows what you do in a bathroom behind closed doors, but the men and women working at the Department of Water and Sanitation definitely do.
Some schools in Gauteng have started embracing digital classrooms this year, which is not only better for their education but also great for the environment. So what’s this Smart Schools Project all about?
Open applications for the Live Eco Remake Design Challenge, South Africa’s premier sustainable fashion and object design competition, proudly brought to you by Pick n Pay in partnership with the Cape Town Fashion Council, open today.
Don’t bin it, ban it! That’s the approach New York City is taking against Styrofoam products this year, with a ban against all single-use Styrofoam products being implemented in a few months.
We often hear of how sea animals are affected by global warming, but land animals also face negative consequences from climate change.
GMOs seem to be appearing in many foods these days, which is a scary thought. Now, recent studies reveal that even natural foods could be contaminated by these unnatural ingredients.
According to Grist, the multinational vegetable-oil giant IOI Loders Croklaan has just made a commitment to produce sustainable palm oil without causing deforestation. This is the latest in a series of such commitments, and it means that 75% of all the palm oil produced will be grown without cutting down rainforests.