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Plastic is part of the carbon cycle and needs to be included in climate calculations

Plastic pollution and climate change are two prominent environmental issues of our time...

By Xia Zhu 2 days ago

SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

25 Feb 2021

Ivory Coast lost 47,000ha of forest to cocoa production in 2020 - environmental group

Ivory Coast lost 47,000 hectares (116,000 acres) of forest in its cocoa-growing regions in 2020, an environmental group said on Thursday...

By Ange Aboa 19 Feb 2021

Sealand Gear creates upcycled tote bag for Reebok's new sustainable footwear range

Local lifestyle brand Sealand Gear has produced a special edition, upcycled tote bag for Reebok's new [Ree]cycled footwear range...

19 Feb 2021

Luxury, clean beauty destination Asrai Skin launches online

Beauty e-tailer Asrai Skin has just launched, offering South Africans a consciously curated collection of clean beauty and high-performance, luxury skincare brands.

15 Feb 2021

Defy launches solar hybrid appliance range in SA

The range includes a fridge and a chest freezer that run off a dual power source and also plug into the electricity grid...

12 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the Cape

From the bright minds behind Mielie Mailer comes Oh Oat, a locally-produced oat milk brand with a sustainable approach to packaging...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Feb 2021

Mega co-located trade show set for Joburg in November

Analytica Lab Africa, Ifat Africa and Food & Drink Technology Africa have been rescheduled to November 2021...

10 Feb 2021

They're everywhere: New study finds polyester fibres throughout the Arctic Ocean

In a new study published in Nature Communications, my colleagues and I find a stark confirmation that microplastics are found throughout the Arctic Ocean...

By Peter S. Ross 1 Feb 2021

Mom and daughter build natural bodycare business

Vanessa Ralston and her daughter Kara-Leigh Baker are building a family business creating handmade bath and body products from their soap studio in Bryanston...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Jan 2021

Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?

Cotton is considered one of the world's greatest poverty alleviating crops, with 150 million people worldwide relying on it for income...

By Cobus de Bruyn 27 Jan 2021

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - Euromonitor

The top trends that Euromonitor believes will define consumer behaviour and influence business strategies in the year ahead...

19 Jan 2021

How the Replenish Africa Initiative aims to secure billions of litres of water over the next decade

The Coca-Cola Foundation's Replenish Africa Initiative (Rain) funds five major projects in South Africa - each received $1.25m in grants in 2019...

18 Jan 2021

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