The state of recycling in South Africa

The state of recycling in South Africa

South Africa generates 42 million tonnes of waste a year. To put it into perspective, that’s heavier than two-thirds of the Great Wall of China. As global temperatures rise, humankind is waking up to the adverse impact it has on the planet. And while many ordinary...
Meet Laetitia Breedt, Akina founder

Meet Laetitia Breedt, Akina founder

When then-25-year-old Laetitia Breedt couldn’t find comfy and ethical swimwear, she made her own. She founded her Cape Town studio, Akina, in 2016 and now employs a team of four.   She and her team take pride in helping to reduce the environmental impact. The...
7 ways to reduce your plastic usage

7 ways to reduce your plastic usage

Plastic is everywhere, and it’s very difficult to avoid. But it takes up a substantial amount of space in landfills and is at the centre of several environmental sustainability conversations at the moment. And single-use plastic, usually used for packaging, is taking...
Cheers to sustainable drinking

Cheers to sustainable drinking

Sustainability can be an overwhelming concept to wrap your head around. Especially when you consider that every part of your day has an ecological impact. Often, in ways that you may not even consider – like when you’re pouring your next drink, for example. Your...

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