40 % of plastic is packaging, used once and then discarded, much of it ending up in the sea. (Plastics or Planet. National Geographic 2018) It is time to turn the tide. Recycling is a start but we need a range of end of life solutions for all `plastic' that is not compostable. It is [...]
Today on Mother’s Day in Cape Town, a sunny autumn day full of birdsong and late harvest vegetables waiting to be picked, my thoughts are drawn to the Mother of all – Mother Nature. What future awaits my children, nurtured to the best of my ability on a Planet compromised by human demands? We are part [...]
Interest in private Renewable Energy systems is heating up in direct proportion to the cooling down of ESKOM’s generation capability. This combined with the City of Cape Town’s call for all properties with Small Scale Embedded Generation (SSEG) systems to register with the City is raising a flurry of questions. Renewable Energy systems are rapidly replacing [...]
Cape Town has new easier registration process for solar photovoltaic (PV) & other SSEG systems. More time to register as deadline moved to 31 May 2019.
Our lifestyles are based on a false story of material entitlement for one species - us. The time is NOW to mainstream global stories of our interdependence.
Cape Town is determined to regulate ALL renewable energy systems, whether grid tied or not. Register your SSEG system by 28 February 2019 to avoid a penalty.
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
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...
Use the SAFCEI Eco-Audit Booklet to start your journey to water & energy efficiency & waste reduction. At home, at work & in community & faith complexes.