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BELGOTEX FLOORS EARN COVETED GREEN TAG CERTIFICATION

Belgotex Floors are the first South African flooring manufacturer to earn the coveted GreenTag eco-label certification, achieving another significant sustainability milestone. (more…)

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ENERGY CRISIS CALLS FOR A NEW WAY OF THINKING

South Africa’s energy crisis has everyone searching for solutions. We spoke to Evan Lockhart-Barker, General Manager Marketing for Saint-Gobain in Southern Africa, about Saint-Gobain’s move towards a more sustainable way of doing business. Who is Evan Lockhart-Barker? I was born and raised in Bloemfontein and graduated from St Andrews School before completing a degree in Marketing through […]

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Decorex showcases changing role of kitchen in the home

2015’s biggest kitchen trends, not to mention the very latest state-of-the-art kitchen products and appliances, will be on show at this year’s edition of Decorex SA, the country’s three-part exhibition showcase of South Africa’s foremost décor and design talent. Sponsored by world-leading Franke Kitchen Systems, the ‘Franke Make it Wonderful Kitchen Trends’ feature will launch […]

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SWITCH TO PORTABLE SOLAR POWER’ – SOLVING AFRICA’S PRESSING ENERGY PROBLEMS

Proudly endorsed by Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn 575 million people across Africa, 10 million in South Africa alone, are not connected to any form of electricity.  Compounded by Eskom’s recent load shedding which has placed enormous strain on business and communities alike, the need for a safe, sustainable, cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution to […]

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Cape Town stakeholders beautify their CBD

Cape Town, 24/02/2014: Businesses and property owners in the Cape Town Central City are taking up the opportunity to “green” the CBD environment by planting trees and beautifying the areas outside their premises, reports the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID). According to Tasso Evangelinos, Chief Operating Officer of the CCID: “It is wonderful […]

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Music festival with a ‘green’ concious debuts in SA

Breakout Management are pleased to announce the debut of PARKLIFE, a new and exciting annual acoustic music festival taking place for the first time on Thursday 21 March 2013 at Marks Park, Johannesburg and Friday 22 March at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town!   The inaugural Parklife event will see international festival favourite, acoustic […]

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dhk Architects’ Ridgeside project obtains a four star “As Built” Green Star rating

dhk Architects’ Nedbank Ridgeside office building in Umhlanga Rocks, Kwa-Zulu Natal, was recently awarded a four star “As built” rating under the Green Building Council of South Africa’s (GBCSA) Green Star rating system for offices. The rating system recognises achievements in sustainable architecture. This acknowledgement makes Ridgeside one of fewer than 20 buildings in South […]

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Xanita creates a world first with eco-friendly exhibition stands

“X” is the name on everybody’s lips when it comes to innovation and versatility of exhibition and point-of-sale display materials, following the recent Cape Wine 2012 show at the CTICC, where Xanita X-Board was used to construct all of the 278 exhibition stands, in line with the event’s vision of being both green and sustainable. […]

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Voltex ushers in a new era as a collective powerhouse

Voltex, a market leader in the distribution and trade of electrical goods and lighting solutions as well as a member of the Bidvest Group Ltd, celebrated its 2012 Conference at the Indaba Hotel Johannesburg, from the 14th to the 16th of September. The conference was titled “Voltex Plug In” and held a sizeable gathering of […]

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EU ban on incandescent bulbs opens the door for LED domination

The recent European Union (EU) ban on the manufacture and import of incandescent light bulbs can be expected to have a major impact on the South African lighting industry in the coming months. Courtesy of this ban, once the existing stocks of incandescent bulbs in the EU are sold out, consumers will be left with […]

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