ARTICLES RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY

Is the dress green or red? Planet-friendly couture won’t be for everyone but it can lead the way

2020-02-18 11:59

These are two different fashion approaches towards saving the planet.

Microsoft's newest 'moonshot' would make it carbon negative by 2030 – and eventually remove all of the carbon it has emitted since it was founded in 1975 from the environment

2020-01-18 09:03

Climate change has become a workplace issue as employees call for greater measures to reduce their impact – and Microsoft has a big plan to do that.

Bonaqua are now making water bottles made entirely from recycled plastic - and it comes from your trash

2019-12-11 09:03

Globally Coca-Cola produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging a year – equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute.

Going bananas! These eco-friendly shoes made from banana fibre won’t cost the earth

2019-12-04 00:56

A company in Spain has developed an eco-friendly shoe that is made out of banana fibre.

Would you wear these vegan Stan Smith sneakers by Stella McCartney?

2019-11-30 14:03

Designer Stella McCartney wants Adidas to go vegan after she worked with the brand on a new collection of footwear.

Anglo launches development initiative in Limpopo

2019-10-29 11:24

The mining giant believes game farming, agriculture, agro-processing, biofuels and waste recycling could offer good prospects.

Why you should stop buying new clothes

2019-10-04 11:35

And probably opt for pre-loved item and disposing of irreparable clothes responsibly.

7 crucial developments from the UN's sustainability summit, and what they'll mean for businesses and our environment

2019-09-28 20:00

This week's UN's SDG Summit showed heads of state requesting the private sector's urgent help, and business leaders answering the call.

SA cannot allow its best agricultural land to be dug up for coal – academic

2019-08-27 08:50

South Africa cannot allow its best agricultural land to be dug up and used for coal, says Mike Muller, adjunct professor at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Governance.

Plates for the planet: 50 foods that could help save the world

2019-07-19 12:39

A new report from Knorr and WWF reveals what we should be eating more of today to build a better tomorrow.

 

3 main risks to sustainable mining in South Africa - report

2020-02-03 21:27

There are three main risks for the mining industry in South Africa, according to a report released by FTI Consulting at the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

These are the biggest green energy projects in SA - all wind farms

2020-01-13 06:43

These wind farms have changed SA's landscape.

Look: V&A Waterfront has ditched traditional Christmas displays for a giant rotating Planet bauble and other sustainable installations.

2019-12-04 13:46

Inspired to by sustainability, they have come up with a delightful authentic African festive display

This inventor spent 8 years developing denim eyewear to ensure that the planet sees a brighter future

2019-11-30 16:52

An ingenious creator has invented stylish eyewear using upcycled denim in an aim to tackle fast fashion pollution.

Offices in Israel are displaying photos of Greta Thunberg's disapproving stare to guilt people into ditching disposable plastics

2019-11-08 11:47

Thinking about reaching for a disposable cup or plastic utensil? Greta Thunberg might make you reconsider.

House of Lucent by Laura Ferreira is the upcoming fashion brand to keep your eyes on

2019-10-28 15:48

The sustainable brand showed a 100% natural collection at SA Fashion Week.

This Los Angeles-based sustainable fashion start-up turns milk into clothing. Yes, you read that right.

2019-09-30 10:40

Sustainable fashion start-up Mi Terro created the Milk Tee to put wasted dairy product to good use — for both their customers and the environment.

Organic farmer encourages youth to get into food gardening

2019-09-13 13:39

'The health of the land is linked to people's health and future.' This is the ethos of Khaya Mposula, an organic farmer in the Eastern Cape.

A new, unorthodox economic model the answer to our unemployment crisis

2019-08-06 08:58

We dare not continue to postpone mounting an aggressive campaign to tackle the multiple challenges we face. Orthodox economic models are clearly inappropriate to address the unemployment crisis, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

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