Darling Brew goes carbon neutral

Darling Brew, a craft brewery based in the town of Darling in the Western Cape, has been declared Africa’s first carbon neutral brewery. The brewery is expected to offset a total of 687.96 tons of carbon dioxide over the next year. This will be equivalent to having eliminated the same amount of carbon from the environment as 17 829 tree seedlings having grown for 10 … Continue reading Darling Brew goes carbon neutral

Government green

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has commended government’s commitment to drive the sustainability of public sector buildings in South Africa in light of the refurbishment of Batho Pele House (formerly the Agrivaal building) in Pretoria, which is the first government building to achieve a 4 Star Green Star SA Office v1 As Built rating. An independently certified green government office building, the substantial … Continue reading Government green

Drought pushes WC plastic recyclers to maximum production

Demand for plastic bottles in the Western Cape is at an all-time high due to the drought and the changes this has brought about in water consumption. As a result, local recycling capacity in the Western Cape is at maximum production and unable to process the additional influx of bottles. To avoid these excess bottles being sent to landfill, Petco members have teamed up to … Continue reading Drought pushes WC plastic recyclers to maximum production