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 [...]
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.
Experiences of a South African visiting Saudi Arabia - culture shocks, new friends and opportunities to explore different social and cultural landscapes.
CAPE TOWN 2018 – 19 WATER & ELECTRICITY TARIFFS SHOCK makes City less affordable . Service delivery & tariffs need to be reassessed & involve citizens.
Objectors to Drought Charge receive comprehensive response from City of Cape Town. Will new normal include higher water tariffs even after this drought?
CT is installing water demand meters, WMDs, to curb high consumption. A leak detection function & consumption log, helps monitor consumption. How to read it?
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.
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.
Burst pipe leads to Kilolitres of precious water flowing away for hours. City should empower appointed local residents to switch off street mains.