Tags Global warming

Tag: global warming

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Recycle to save energy and water, and reduce pollution; here’s how:

Here's what recycling does for the environment, the economy, and the manufacturing industries.

What’s all the fuss about recycling? Here’s what you save!

Recycling helps reduce energy used during manufacturing, freeing it up to be used for other purposes such as lighting and heating.

Tips for 24/7 sustainable living

bulbsIt's surprising how easy it is to live sustainably; here are tips to go green at home, work, school, on the road and in your community.

Recycling companies across South Africa

recyclingbins tbA number of companies around the country make it simple to recycle plastics, paper, glass and even building materials. Here's a guide to recycling across South Africa.

Landfills should be the last resort

landfill top tbThe idea is simple: save land by sending as little rubbish to solid waste landfills as possible. As more people consume more things, more waste is generated. This means more land needs to be given over to containing rubbish – land that could have been used for agriculture or housing, for example.

Recycling dos and don’ts

recycling-paper tbRecycling is all the rage if you're a committed greenie; but there are important dos and don'ts you need to know to separate and recycle your rubbish properly.

Africa most vulnerable to climate change

Climate change need not spell disaster for Africa, a panel of experts agrees. But to mitigate its effects, strong enforcement of laws needs to be put in place, and urban planning needs to be modernised and include urban green planning. Trees must be planted and open spaces preserved.

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Light from the sun

Hundreds of millions of rural Africans have no access to electricity. Productive hours are lost and study time reduced because when the sun goes down, they must stop. But solar-powered lights are a safe, renewable, cost-efficient and effective answer.

LATEST

X
X
Skip to toolbar