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 [...]
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...
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!
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?
As part of its Rethink the Bag initiative, the Two Oceans Aquarium ran a survey at a number of SPAR retailers in Cape Town. Waste Reduction – Far South volunteers ran the survey on behalf of Two Oceans at the Valyland SPAR in Fish Hoek. The results showed overwhelming support for re-useable shopping bags and a [...]
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.
False Bay Recycling initiated a craft from recyclables initiative & is ready to market beautiful place mats, coasters, roses, wall hangings & African dolls.
Now you CAN identify plastic packaging and avoid non-recyclable plastic. The Plastic Packaging industry introduced a Plastic / Polymer Identity Code to make it easier to identify plastics.