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South Africa’s coffee cup recycling dilemma

Takeaway coffee cups have always been difficult to recycle due to the plastic coating on the inside. However, modern advances in recycling technology …

19 Environmental Hacks That Will Make You Say, "That's Actually Genius"

We only get one earth, y'all.



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Joburg's new recycling programme 'a big step toward fighting pollution'

The City of Johannesburg "has taken a big step in the fight against pollution, through the introduction of a mandatory recycling plan for residents," …


Rescue Old Pillows - Homesteading and Livestock

For a number of decades I’ve been in the commonplace position of looking for shortcuts to avoid spending unnecessary money on new things. It’s just a …

Washing Machines

We interviewed recycling legend Ronnie Recycler

Related Links<p>Yesterday was World Environment Day, an important reminder that it’s more important than ever to think about the impact we’re leaving on …

Eco-group faces imprisonment after reviving an abandoned Spanish village

Like many countries around the world, Spain is struggling to address the problem of rural inhabitants abandoning villages to migrate to urban areas. …


Joburg will make household recycling compulsory from 1 July

​In an effort to cut down on pollution and safeguard the environment, the City of Johannesburg will roll out a phased approach to make separation at …

Squamish company says it is sucking carbon from air, making fuel

Carbon Engineering says it's able to remove CO2 through a chemical process, then combine it with hydrogen and oxygen to create fuel.

March for the Ocean

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Food Lover’s Market bans plastic straws in its stores

By Roxy<p>In Earth Lovers, News<p>0<p>Today, on World Environment Day (05 June 2018), <i>Food Lover’s Market</i> is saying <i>‘no’</i> to plastic straws.<p><b>The fresh produce</b> …

Woolworths is ditching its wasteful plastic packaging – here’s what is changing

Wooden cutlery and paper-stemmed earbuds are just some of the changes.

Circular economy isn't just recycling products; repair and reuse are also vital

Until now, the focus of the circular economy has been primarily on designing products for easier disassembling and recycling – the "outer circle" – which implies creating a closed loop of materials. In the case of electronics this means recovering metals in our gadgets, something only feasible at …


National Geographic Magazine To Ditch Plastic Wrapping In Favour Of Paper

The change, which will affect subscriber copies, will save more than 2.5 million single-use plastic bags each month.<p>Eco-friendly subscribers of …

13 Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products That'll Make You Feel Vaguely Virtuous

No plastic, no problem.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and become world's first decarbonised society

Costa Rica’s new president has announced a plan to ban fossil fuels and become the first fully decarbonised country in the world.<p>Carlos Alvarado, a …

Nikki Cruden

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A single child diapered in disposables will generate about 2,000lbs of landfill! Photo credit to Modern Natural Baby in Ferndale, MI …

the South African PET Recycling Company

Recycling PET is <b>sustainable</b><p>PET packaging can be made from up to 100% recycled PET, recapturing both the material and the inherent energy of the …

World Economic Forum

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In The Know Innovation

You can wash your hair 80 times with this shampoo that doesn’t come in a bottle 😱

Green Pad

Protecting women and the planet, period.<p>Green Pad gives women and girls access to feminine hygiene so they can live life as they should. Our …

"Ploggers" cleaning up Tucson streets