Concrete is the most popular building material, but it’s not good for the environment. Concrete requires cement as one of its ingredients and the process of making it accounts for up to six percent of carbon dioxide emissions from man-made sources. But now the ocean’s coral has become inspiration for a much more eco-friendly concrete.
An airport called Cochin International Airport has become the third busiest airport in India, but now it’s also the world’s first airport to run completely on solar energy.
Cutting out meat from your diet is one of the most important things you can do to be more eco-friendly. You regularly hear about beef being so bad for you and the environment, but what about bacon?
Fry’s Original Hot Dogs was TOPIC’s top nominated product by consumers in early March. The product claims on the box that it is “a non GM product” and the team went to work uncovering the facts.
Children from the Silindokuhle Crèche in the impoverished Joe Slovo Township this week, received a major boost towards their education in the form of a newly built eco-friendly school.
The latest product to be investigated by consumer-led organisation, TOPIC, which stands for Testing of Products Initiated by Consumers, is the Le Chocolatier Organic Chocolate 70% slab. Consumers wanted to know if its “no sugar” claims were true.
Find out how we can pick 700,000 tonnes of plastic up off the sea floor in The Plastic Age documentary, made possible by G-Star.
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, today announces their Top 5 finalists for both the fashion and object categories.
April 22nd is Earth Day! Do something fun that’s also good for the planet. Here are some ideas.
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.