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Your lifestyle choices, from transportation to diet, impact the climate.

“I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.”

GRETA THUNBERG

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Designing your home office: the basics

Designing your home office: the basics

As we adapt to our new normal with most businesses encouraging us to work from home, our spaces need to evolve to accommodate us in new and innovative ways, if we are to remain productive. A well designed home office will give you the necessary tools to perform at...

The Black & POC-owned sustainability business index

The Black & POC-owned sustainability business index

Welcome to our Black & POC-owned sustainability business index – a resource to help you discover planet and people friendly businesses to shop with – in South Africa and around the continent. Many important conversations about racial inequality have taken place in...

Are biodegradable straws better than ditching the straw?

Are biodegradable straws better than ditching the straw?

Are biodegradable straws, or any other packaging for that matter, really better for the environment than their reusable replacements? Keren Osler, business analyst and passionate environmentalist, has some opinions and has conducted some experiments. She also has a...

Sustainable beauty is more complex than you’d think

Sustainable beauty is more complex than you’d think

As I stood in the queue at Sephora a few weeks ago, I looked down into my basket and felt horrified. Every single item was coated in plastic shrink wrap and neatly nestled in a single-use box that would be discarded as soon as I got home. It got me thinking about how...

Make your kitchen plastic free (it’s possible, we promise)

Make your kitchen plastic free (it’s possible, we promise)

So much of our lives contains plastic. I’m not talking Mean Girls here. I mean single-use plastic that accounts for 30 - 50 kilograms of waste produced per person per year in South Africa. The kitchen space is the largest culprit with food packaging and containers,...

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