Orielia Egambaram: Loo rolls to the rescue

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What started out as a bit of a chaotic morning on 16th May 2017, turned out to be an absolute joy coupled with wonderful improvisational skills. The grade three class at St. Paulus Primary School in Brummeria, Pretoria were the first group with whom I conducted my recycling activity. The [...]

Nozipho Magagula and The Waste Group – Grooming Green Superheroes

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Miss Earth South Africa and The Waste Group's Green Leaders to the rescue!   “The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.” – Wangari Maathai The average person produces 1.2 kg of waste [...]

Carla Viktor: The Twitter Blanket Drive #TBD2015

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Since 2010, the Twitter community in South Africa has been moved by compassion and has used the social media platform to collect blankets to donate to vulnerable people during winter. The Twitter Blanket Drive started six years ago through a single tweet by Melanie Minnaar and since then [...]

Anushka Kapp – Tree planting Northridge Primary school

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From a Marimba band to poems we did it all on the tree planting day at Northridge primary school.  Northridge Primary school has recently started an eco club where the children get involved and make their own environmental projects.  I had the privilege hosting a tree planting day with them to do there [...]

Anushka Kapp – TLC old age home vegetable garden project

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It was a privilege to be able to go into the rural area in Hammanskraal to visit the TLC (tender love and care) old age home.  After me and mamma Mokulbyane  agreed on a date to come do the vegetable garden, Mr Deon van Rensburg from Bosveld Kwekery and Mr [...]

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