2019: Some notes on the year ahead

The year started with a big bash at Cape Town’s convention centre where the global Partnership for a Green Economy (PAGE) held its Ministerial Conference. Government VIPs – mostly from Africa and the developing world – mixed with civil society organisations and...

SA recycling industry set for a reshuffle.

By Hugh Tyrrell The cards are up in the air for the recycling industry in South Africa and major changes are due. Following the Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA) call, the paper and packaging industry has now submitted  five-year plans on how they will take...

Business Greening- the benefits and the process

In another SMILE FM interview, hear  some of the benefits  to greening your business and  how to take key action steps to sustainability.   Why  should a business go green? People are changing and there is greater understanding that environmental issues  –...