Green Event Updates

The award-winning Greenovate Awards Programme just got even bigger

Engineering students can now achieve green glory too! Inspiring and encouraging university students to discover, explore and invent ways to live more sustainably, the hotly-contested Greenovate Awards Programme is taking environmental innovation even further this year [...]

Wind Farms fund literacy programs

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm are funding a literacy programme aimed at helping local Loeriesfontein primary school learners to improve their reading and spelling levels. This Learn–Ready Literacy Programme is being implemented in Loeriesfontein [...]

SANBWA congratulate PETCO

The South African National Bottled Water Association (SANBWA) has congratulated PETCO, the organisation responsible for fulfilling the South African PET plastic industry’s role of extended producer responsibility, on exceeding its recycling rate target for the second [...]

Green Talents closing date 23rd April

Sustainable development means finding a balance between the need for socio-economic development, the protection of the environment, and the preservation of our earth for present and future generations. These topics of global political relevance demand international [...]

2017 Going Green Conference in Durban

The theme of the GGC2017, Public Infrastructure leading through Innovation and Green Technologies, will challenge decision makers in government and industry experts alike to apply new thinking and the adoption of green technologies in reshaping the [...]

Local Bee keepers take on swarming bees

Beekeepers, who are Trustees of the Sarah Baartman Honey Bee Trust (SBHBT), have recently undergone additional training in the art of removing swarming bees. These beekeepers will focus on removing swarming bees in the areas of [...]

Tholoana Enterprise looking for 60 candidates – are you one?

The Tholoana Enterprise Programme applications are now open from the 15th February 2017 – 15th March 2017. Sixty successful candidates will be part of a high-energy solution that has helped hundreds of businesses to accelerate their [...]

PETCO kicks off school re-cycling campaign

PETCO, the South African PET Recycling company, has just launched a recycling pilot programme at three Kwa-Zulu Natal schools to educate learners about the value of recyclables, with the aim of rolling it out at schools across South Africa later this year.PETCO [...]

WWF urge Eskom to back Earth Hour

In a petition, WWF South Africa is calling on Eskom to expedite the use of renewable energy in the country as part of this year’s Earth Hour campaign. Earth Hour is an annual global event, during [...]

Earn an ECSA CPD credit for taking an international energy exam

The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) has granted one Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) Continued Professional Development (CPD) credit for persons taking the international Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) examinations to attain international [...]