Category Archives: Case studies

Interview with SAGIC chairlady, Ida-Marie Strydom

This year the SAGIC SANA convention is taking place in the Drakensberg from the 12th to 15th June. The first SAGIC convention, 17 years ago in 2000, was held at the same venue. This year’s green theme is Back to your Roots.   The South African Green Industries Council (SAGIC) is an umbrella organisation that…
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Green your life with Life Green Group

Life Green Group has expanded our service offering as part of our green journey. The services offered by Life Green Group now include grey water, designated smoking areas and food waste recycling. Life Green Group offers eco-friendly, sustainable and affordable services for clients. Life Green Group can assist corporations looking to improve their Green Star…
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The Heron IVC means zero food waste to landfill in 2020 is achievable

Putting food waste into landfills is a rubbish idea! Currently between one-third and one-half of all food is landfilled. It’s time to take a look at your rubbish and think about the cocktail of rotten eggs, lumpy custard, prawn-braai leftovers and banana peels festering in the trash, harbouring maggots and flies. The Heron IVC is…
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Kei-apples offering organic security at Soweto school

Landscapers use plants for many reasons - for food, shade, to control erosion, to attract wildlife and to lower maintenance costs, but here is a story about how a feisty plant, the kei-apple (Dovyalis caffra), has been used as a form of affordable organic security. Security Issues at Schools “Before I built a wall I'd…
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