Green People

Lest you Forget, Plastic Recycling is REAL business

21/07/2020|

One man’s trash, is someone else’s treasure is often the adage used, applicable to plastic bottles. It was Albert Einstein who is quoted as having said ; “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” How true of the major challenges we are faced with as a society in so far as plastic waste is concerned. We created these problems we now complain about, even if most would argue it is the conglomerates with their thirst for profits and dis regard for the environment that have brought us to this point. Whatever your views are, we must solve this problem.

Ada Osakwe – From investment banker to health food queen

19/07/2020|

She was destined to a bright future at the World Bank, IMF, or perhaps even the African Union. Ada Osakwe has the academic paperwork and a wealth of experience to prove it. The thirty-something-year-old from Lagos wanted more from life, and a promising career in banking and finance wasn’t part of that. So, three years ago, she set up a fresh juice company, Nuli Juice, followed by a chain of proudly Nigerian health food lounges. 

Africa needs to tap into Poo/Pee Power

02/11/2019|

No matter how nice you try to turn it, the business of raw sewage is not ‘cool’ –  but this could be the solution to the electricity menace in Africa. Roughly 645 million people on the continent do not have access to electricity, a key component in pushing Africa’s development agenda ahead.

Dressed for the LONG Haul

21/07/2019|

The key to sustainability is balancing our needs with that of the planet. Maintaining good bodily health and nutrition, therefore, should not compromise the health and longevity of the environment. As eco-consciousness continues to rise, many South Africans are opting for a vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian diet, rather than embracing the meat loving, braai-making, pap-eating culture of the past.

Eco Conscious Citizens in our Urban Cities

02/12/2018|

By Raynique Ducie / Travelling by public transport often offers added benefits, such as being able to work on your laptop or tablet on the way to work, saving hours of time that is usually wasted sitting idly in traffic. It also stimulates local economies, supporting the transport industry and bolstering economic growth.

In her article,