With seven categories as well as the much-coveted ‘Overall Winner’, the competition has stepped up a notch for the finalists just announced .
A community-based camp located in remote Namibia, two backpackers and a mountain bike tour in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Area are among the organisations selected as finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards (sponsored by Wesgro and organised by Better Tourism Africa).
Reliance, the leading organic compost provider in the Western Cape, receives green light for R250 million Waste to Energy project at Corona Farm in the Paarl region.
All appeals against the project have been dismissed by authorities, giving the final go-ahead to the first of its kind project.
Not only will this project generate energy from organic waste, but it will directly and indirectly create over 1000 jobs, save landfill space and carbon emissions, as well as see depleted agricultural soils being rebuilt to hig
A section of Eisleben Road will be a car-free zone on Sunday 2 April 2017, from 12:00 until 17:00, with the celebration of Open Streets Day in Mitchells Plain.
The Open Streets Day in Mitchells Plain follows on from the very successful Open Streets days that were hosted in Langa and Bellville in October and November 2016 and in the Cape Town city centre in January this year.
‘The City supports Open Streets as a platform to demonstr
Cape Town ranked as one of the top five cities in the world out of 533 cities for demonstrating leadership in climate disclosure where we measure and disclose our energy and climate action data annually to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR, PATRICIA DE LILLE:
This achievement saw Cape Town joining over 500 cities, 100 state and regional governments, and 5 800 companies who are now measuring and disclosing climate action data on an annual basis in order to manage emissions, build resilience, and protect themselves from the growing impacts of cl