Category Archives: Going Green

Worm farming

If you one of those individuals who are interested in saving the environment and gardening, then you need to continue reading this article. Worm farming is another term for worm compost and vermiculture is the technical word for it. it … Continue reading

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Biodiversity

I personally do not think that ‘going green’ is limited to saving water/energy, recycling, minimizing your waste, etc. I think that one should also be aware of the biodversity that surrounds them and try by all means to protect it. … Continue reading

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Electronic waste

How many times have you replaced a house hold appliance or cell phone or computer and where do you dispose of the old ones. Did you know that this waste is called e-waste? E-waste describes loosely discarded surplus, obsolete or … Continue reading

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Are you making a differnce?

This morning on my way to work I noticed a well dressed beautiful young lady who just finish eating a packet of chips and threw the packet on the ground without thinking twice about what she just did. And nobody … Continue reading

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PET bottles

The most common container in the soft drink market today in South Africa is the plastic bottle – the PET bottles. PET is the type of plastic resin, a form of polyester labeled with the #1 code on or near … Continue reading

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Johannesburg – not just a cement jungle

Johannesburg can be recognized as one of the busiest cities in the whole of South Africa that has a reputation for its sky scrapers, noisy streets, bright lights and populated sidewalks. One would think that all the animals, birds, trees … Continue reading

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Reasons to Recycle

Reason 1: Every metric ton of paper recycled saves 17 trees and uses 40 percent less energy, and 50 percent less water. If all household paper/cardboard were recycled, 750 000 cubic metres of landfill space would be saved a year, … Continue reading

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Green Building Council

The Green Building Council of South Africa will lead the transformation of the South African property industry to ensure that all buildings are designed, built and operated in an environmentally sustainable way that will allow South Africans to work and … Continue reading

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Save Some Trees

17 trees are saved by every ton of existing paper that is recycled. That means if we pulped every Harry Potter book we wouldn’t be able to see the sky for foliage

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Recycling Glass

Recycling a glass bottle saves enough energy to light a 100-watt bulb for four hours. Glass that can be recycled : Beer bottles Wine bottles Glass softdrink bottles Sauce bottles and jars acknowledgement to : www.wholeearth.co.za

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