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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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In spite of recycle messages our recycler has to send these shopping bags to landfill..

Plastic bags – the CON in Convenient!

Billions of plastic shopping bags made & branded for retailers are used once, then dumped. Why don’t retailers to do the right thing & supply recyclable bags?

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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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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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Retailers key to recyclable plastic shopping bags!

Retailers are the key to recyclable shopping bags with the power to set environmental standards in keeping with their recycling logos. Why don’t they?

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Recycle logos but shopping bags dumped! No to bags!

Recycle messages on plastic shopping bags are misleading. Most are not recycled due to an additive. Stop buying bags. Help call to ban non recyclables.

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Cape Town drought: city ‘waiting on a miracle’

Winter 2017 will be a dry one. Cape Townians get their heads & hands around Level 4 water restrictions and using water for drinking, cooking & washing only.

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Cape Town Draft Residential Service Costs 1July 2017

Water & electricity costs from 1 July 2017 in Cape Town! No more free water. Homes valued above R400 000 shifted from Lifeline to Domestic Electricity!

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Residential Electricity tariff with monthly service fee for CT.

Home User Tariff includes R242 per month service fee for Cape Town households as of 1 July 2017. Is this fair? Q & A to Cape Town City Manager

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