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