This 75-year-old woman has knitted the chicest blazer and skirt out of more than 300 recycled plastic bags

2019-03-22 13:41

I guess we should use all those plastic bags from underneath our kitchen sinks and give them a new life.

15 food scraps everyone throws out — but are actually super useful

2018-09-29 13:32

Even though they seem "gross," there are ways in which we can use our scraps for good - and ways in which we can recycle them to create even more great meals.

These shops won't offer any plastic bags today

2018-07-02 14:53

Most SA supermarkets have recently announced efforts to curtail plastic packing.

How to use containers in your garden this spring

2015-09-02 15:04

Show off your spring blooms in an eclectic array of recycled containers.

How recycling can help the community

2015-08-20 14:01

A reader shares how she has incorporated community service into her recycling regime.

How I made recycling part of my routine

2015-08-20 14:01

People complain about recycling, but once you get into it, there is no turning back.

Woolworths' new on-pack recycling label

2014-01-28 16:34

Only about 10% of waste in SA was recycled in 2012 and the remaining 90% was disposed at landfill and to change this Woolworths is using a new recycling label.

Eco-savvy home

2010-06-15 08:06

When it comes to the environment, going green starts at your doorstep. Here are 5 ideas to implement in your bathroom today!


Why South Africans are being misled by the recycling numbers on packaging

2019-02-19 06:11

Some grocery chains are being more honest about what can be recycled.

Watch: World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle

2018-07-18 10:00

This store has managed to be more bio-friendly.

Editor's picks - Your hot #FridayFinds

2017-09-22 13:30

Here are three top fashion gems you should have on your radar this week.

Organisation is key when it comes to recycling

2015-08-24 13:05

It's a win-win situation for all and takes a little effort on your part.

I challenge you to recycle for 3 days

2015-08-20 14:01

Then you will see how much plastic you really use.

Top 10 ways retired planes can be creative properties

2014-11-10 16:29

While most retired planes get chopped up for parts, some creative people are turning the flying machines into homes, restaurants and even schools.

Cake of soap recipe

2013-02-20 14:03

This fun Reuse tip from one of our readers is a great way not to let all those annoying little end bits of soap go to waste.

Crafty coffee cans

2010-05-04 14:31

Old coffee cans? Don’t dump them - recycle, refine and reuse them! Janice Anderssen shows us how.

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