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I am a change agent – a professional sustainability or Green Auditor who helps homeowners, businesses, communities and schools to live and work in ways that are environmentally sustainable. I use a Green Audit tool kit to show clients the inefficiencies that translate into wasted money and wasted resources. The low hanging fruit are mostly simple changes in behaviour but are not always easy to identify by yourself. Using return on investment calculations, clients are shown how changes that require paying for new lights, water heating, rain tanks or a range of technical efficiency measures can be paid off through the savings on reduced consumption. Going Green is a strategic approach that helps

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Alternatives to Single Use PLASTIC Bags & Packaging

Join the growing movement of people looking for alternatives to Single Use Plastic. For a list of alternatives to Single Use Packaging in Cape Town have a look at this supplier list

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Compost & Bokashi Wet Waste. Zero to Landfill

Separating compostable wet waste, from the rest is a key step to reducing all domestic waste. Managing food waste is not as yucky as you think. Here’s how…

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Packaging industry Plan to stop pollution

SA is the 11th worst polluter of the sea, Now Packaging SA has drafted a plan to reduce pollution and increase recycling. How can they be held accountable?

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SAFCEI Electricity, Water & Waste Audit Step by Step

Use the SAFCEI Eco-Audit Booklet to start your journey to water & energy efficiency & waste reduction. At home, at work & in community & faith complexes.

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Capetonians query huge water & electricity increases

CAPE TOWN 2018 – 19 WATER & ELECTRICITY TARIFFS SHOCK makes City less affordable . Service delivery & tariffs need to be reassessed & involve citizens.

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Drought Charge scrapped. City replies to objectors

Objectors to Drought Charge receive comprehensive response from City of Cape Town. Will new normal include higher water tariffs even after this drought?

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How to read new Cape Town smart Water Demand Meters

CT is installing water demand meters, WMDs, to curb high consumption. A leak detection function & consumption log, helps monitor consumption. How to read it?

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Community Co-operation in a Water Crisis beats Chaos

Build resilience and support structures with a Community Water Co-operation Plan that sets out steps to develop a local community response to the water crisis.

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Choose to reduce or Day Zero will be devastating.

If we think seriously about Day Zero, we can’t let it happen. Day Zero cannot be our choice while we can choose to reduce consumption & slow dam level decline.

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Cape Town Water Pipe Burst – flood in a drought!

Burst pipe leads to Kilolitres of precious water flowing away for hours. City should empower appointed local residents to switch off street mains.

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