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Pick n Pay rolls out automated recycling machines in some of its stores, one in Camps Bay!


Having test-run two first automated recycling machines in its Waterfront store, Pick n Pay has expanded the number of stores in which it has placed its machines to three, being Camps Bay, Constantia, and its On Nicol store in Johannesburg.  This is not a minute too soon, given how much litter is generated from Pick n Pay store purchases, if Camps Bay is a sample of one. Continue reading →

Green Planet Laundry sets a commendable example of running a busines without municipal water!

We are invited to many events, and initially I thought that driving out to Airport Industria for the media visit to Green Planet Laundry last week was not something I would write about on my Blog. I was so impressed with the brand new water and electricity efficient industrial, commercial, and residential laundry operation that I would like to give it credit.  Continue reading →

New Tourism Incentive Programme launched, assists accommodation go green!

Clifton beachA new tourism marketing scheme has been launched by the Department of Tourism to assist accommodation establishments to become graded and finding new clients, and to encourage them to go green, a total of investment of R600 million over the next three years.

At the launch of the Tourism Incentive Programme by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom earlier this week, he shared that the growth rate of the tourism industry is faster than that of the country’s economy.  It is for this reason that the Programme has been launched, to grow the tourism sector, and to transform it to make it more inclusive and sustainable.   Investing in tourism businesses will benefit the economy, Continue reading →