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.
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.
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.
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.
Forget guilt over calories – the next time you dig into your favourite meal, you might feel guilt over culled forests, displaced animal homes and less oxygen on the planet.
The most recent outbreak of the Ebola virus began last December, in a town called Meliandou in the forest region of Guinea in West Africa. That is, it used to be forested, as a recent article in Vanity Fair pointed out: