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SPAR goes extra mile for river

In the wake of another successful River Mile, SPAR Eastern Cape has committed almost a quarter of a million rand over a three-year period to … Read More

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Entrepreneurial Postgrads Start a Bamboo Revolution

After setting out with just R50 in their pockets, a group of six UCT postgrads managed to raise R22,000 and successfully launch a new, revolutionary … Read More

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Redespresso increases its footprint

Redespresso is the brainchild of farmer Carl Pretorius who set the wheels in motion in 2005 on his family farm in the Cedarberg area of … Read More

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Woodwind Circle residents turn wasteland into garden

The Steenberg Woodwind Circle Community was established three years ago in the suburbs of Cape Town, with Woodwind Circle residents wanting to help beautify their … Read More

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Grade R’s send out message for Water Week

Every year during March the Department of Water Affairs celebrates National Water Week in South Africa, which also features World Water Day 0n 22 March. … Read More

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Coffins that Mitigate Climate Change

Seven years ago surveys revealed South Africans spent more time at funerals than at weddings and with the 400 000 people who die of AIDS … Read More

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TrashBack puts high value on waste

By giving rewards for the collection of rubbish, a local enterprise is starting the process of changing how we view our trash. TrashBack incentivises people … Read More

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Saving the world PC by PC

Team Parikshit Bohra – Mechatronics Engineering (UCT) Ziyaad Jassiem – Electrical and Computer Engineering (UCT) Concept To utilise a full old computer, ie CRT monitor … Read More

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ACEtone – the trump card against waste

Styrofoam currently constitutes one of the major packaging components of digital products. Although with its benefits, Styrofoam occupies 25-30% of landfill sites, taking over 500 … Read More

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