Mapitso Thaisi “Empowering Sustainable Gardening in Communities’

 During the World Environmental Week, as a Miss Earth  Regional Semi-Finalist for the Free State Region, I had the opportunity of starting a new food garden with the Siyazehzela People with Disabilities. This organisation seeks to empower community members with disabilities with the platform to also become independent within their [...]

Nontombi Kuzwayo- Dreaming GREEN

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Seeds sewing the seeds Sprouting veggies "Green is the prime colour of the world and that from which it's loveliness arises" Pedro Calderon de la Barca. May and June are not the greenest months in South Africa as the cold winter haults the growth of the vegetation, leaves [...]

Denicke Cronjé: Youth Day at Bloem Shelter

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An organisation originally started to provide a safe shelter for abused women and women and children, has now become one of the largest organisations in Bloemfontein. I spent my Youth Day with the occupants of Bloem Shelter, I was guided through the property and got to experience the lives of [...]

Nthabiseng Tsoamotse: #TeamUpToCleanUp campaign at Bloubos Spruit in Mondeor

On a beautiful green morning 30 May 2015, a clean-up campaign took place in Bloubos Spruit. The Green sisters, even from other provinces came, MESA team and partners and our current Miss Earth SA Ilze Saunders, Generation Earth, family and friends including councillor Sergio Don Santos and a team of [...]

Carla Viktor: Food Security at Odi Primary

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After doing a Waste Management & Recycling project with Odi Primary, I was excited to go back to the school for another project simply because of the commitment and enthusiasm the learners had shown thus far! Planting a vegetable garden is one of my favourite projects [...]

Divashni Reddy – It’s a “Cowspiracy”

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Joining a large number of individuals with green hearts! My green sisters and I attended a screening at DUT of the controversial documentary film, Cowspiracy. This eye opening event was held by Fry’s a vegan food brand. The film was so intense and full of information that the majority of the [...]

Divashni Reddy – Recycling ideas 101

Social media has become a huge part of everyday life and is the easiest way to reach out to people. Being green warriors we are always looking for ways in which to convey information to the public about the solutions to our environmental issues. Social media is one such way [...]

Denicke Cronjé: “Seven Billion Dreams. One planet. “

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“Seven Billion dreams. One planet. Consume with care.” the World Environmental Day theme for 2015. An initiative started by the United Nations, became the biggest day for positive environmental action. I spent my #WED at Simondium Private School, educating 100 future leaders and change-makers about sustainable development and the importance [...]

Londeka Mahlanza: Greening Hearts and Minds

 uMmanagliso Pre-Primary When I began to think more closely about what it is I wanted to do for my waste management and recycling project, many great ideas came to mind. From showing a ‘journey of litter’ clip, to teaching kids about the 3 R’s (Reduce-Reuse-Recycle) and doing a [...]

Nthabiseng Tsoamotse: Waste management and Recycling project at Poseidon Primary

A good Friday morning the 22 May 15 and we are celebrating International Day of Biological Diversity, with this year's theme been "Biodiversity for Sustainable Development'. The purpose of the celebration is to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues, which was a perfect day to start my Waste Management and [...]

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