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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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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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Cape Town Drought Charge targets ratepayers.

The City of Cape Town’s proposed Drought Charge appears to be a wealth tax rather than a consumption charge. It is inequitable & is also likely to be illegal.

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Flush less & avoid poop- pile ups in a drought!

To save water we are flushing less – so how do we avoid poop- pile ups and sewer-cide? Options include: Go Greek, Go Wild, Go Off- Grid.

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Plastic shopping bags – the CON in Convenient!

Why is it so hard for retailers to do the right thing & provide 100% recyclable plastic shopping bags made from recycled plastic? So far only Checkers has!

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27% Electricity hike for ESKOM in 2018. Say NO!

Say no to ESKOM’s application for a 19% – 27% increase in the price of electricity – An acknowledgement that ESKOM can no longer provide an affordable service.

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How & Why of living on less than 87 liters of water!

Predictions that Cape Town dams will be `dry’ by March 2018 mean that we need to be more frugal with the water now. How to use less than 87 liters?

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Leopard Toads share Clovelly Course with Golfers.

Endangered Leopard Toads share Clovelly golf course with golfers or more accurately, the toads love the water features the golfers aim to avoid.

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We all croak in a world without frogs and toads!

It’s almost Toad Time – time for the Endangered Leopard toads to use the roads to make their way to the breeding ponds in the Far South Peninsula. In the Fish Hoek Valley, the Silvermine Wetlands, Clovelly golf course and Sun Valley ponds are breeding hot spots.  Please drive with extra care especially at night […]

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Oceans of Plastic Pollution. Small stuff. Big impact.

Chemical pollutants attach to plastic microbeads washed into the sea & deliver numerous toxic doses to all in the sea and inland water food chain -including us!

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Cheaper Renewables disrupt old ‘ESKOM’ model

Repeated above CPI increases in the price of electricity is not sustainable. RE can stabilize electricity costs. Needs involved consumers & new delivery model.

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