Green News July 08, 2019
The R1,7 billion upgrade of the Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTWs) is set to unlock development in one of the fastest growing catchments in Cape Town. The Zandvliet WwTWs treats effluent from the southern parts of Kuils River, Delft, Blackheath, Blackheath Industria, Blue Downs, Eerste River, De Wijnlanden, Thembokwezi, Mxolisi Phetani and Khayelitsha.
Green News July 05, 2019
67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day is preparing for their annual Secret Scarf Mission, fondly known as the #SSS. KnitWits for Madiba around the country have been knitting and crocheting beautiful scarves to distribute on the 9th July.
Green News July 04, 2019
The City of Cape Town's Arts and Culture Branch has given 21 emerging artists from around the city the opportunity to showcase their work at the award-winning Zeitz MOCAA Museum. The artists responded to a call made earlier this year to apply to the City's Emerging Artists Programme aimed at providing them with access to opportunities...
Green News Updated July 03, 2019
An exhibition of botanical art from private collectors and new work by BAASA members, curated by Mary van Blommestein, will be held at UCT Irma Stern Museum from 6-27 July.
Green News July 02, 2019
Join Trash Bash at Mouille Point Beach, which is close to the Cape Town CBD and sees much of the day-to-day plastic litter we generate washing up on its shore. Let's use this chance to clean up this beautiful beach - together! Two Oceans Aquarium wants YOU to join the Trash Bash on Mouille Point Beach...
Green News Updated June 28, 2019
The City of Cape Town is calling on the National Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries to place a moratorium on the Exploratory Octopus Permit until such time as a sustainable solution is introduced
Green News June 25, 2019
It is widely assumed that 80% of the plastic litter found in the sea comes from land-based sources. UCT are conducting a series of experiments to estimate the proportion of litter coming out of urban catchment areas that washes up on beaches.
Green News Updated June 25, 2019
Two Oceans Aquarium will be sharing stories and activities pertaining to Plastic Free July, throughout the month of July. These stories will focus on raising awareness around the problems, the solutions, as well as people who are making a difference through their actions.
Green News Updated June 25, 2019
Dams that supply the metro have pipped the 50% mark, increasing by 1,5% for the past week of 17-23 June 2019. This week’s increase takes the dam levels to 50,2% of storage capacity. Cape Town’s collective water consumption for the past week dropped by 8 million litres per day, to 534 million litres per day....
Green News June 20, 2019
Dams that supply Cape Town are slowly but surely recovering, increasing by 0,7% for the past week of 10-16 June 2019. And heavy rain is expected this week on Friday 21 June! This week’s increase takes the dam levels to 48,7% of storage capacity. Cape Town’s collective water consumption for the past week was slightly...
Green News Updated June 18, 2019
City of Cape Town's nursery in Newlands has resumed tree planting for the first time since 2016. In recent years, the horticultural sector was hamstrung by the severe drought and the accompanying water restrictions. This included a prohibition on irrigation of trees, resulting in a drastic reduction in the number of trees the...