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Activist Spotlight: #TrekForTrees

Activist Spotlight: #TrekForTrees 16 FEBRUARY, 2017 By Ivy Pepin Being an active citizen means translating your passion into action. It might mean bringing your own bag to buy groceries. It might mean cooking a colorful vegan meal a few times a week. In one particular...

Greening Urban Spaces: January 2017

Greening Urban Spaces: January 2017 8 FEBRUARY, 2017 By Ivy Pepin We had just one planting day this month, on January 25th, and it was an energizing way to kick off a fresh new year of urban greening! The sun was already hot on our backs as we loaded up the bakkie to...

A Guide to Composting

A Guide to Composting 19 JANUARY, 2017 By Robyn at Holistica Composting is a brilliant way to give back to the earth. If you consider the huge volume of landfills in the world it should be a primary concern for all of us to dispose of our waste responsibility. Week...

The Greenpop Interns: Where are they now?

The Greenpop Interns: Where are they now? 18 JANUARY, 2016 By Helen McGlead Greenpop has been molded and strengthened by the dedicated and unrivaled efforts of its wonderful interns. Many of these people have come from far and wide and have played integral roles in...

Beekeeping in Zambia: biodiversity in action!

Beekeeping in Zambia: biodiversity in action! 10 JANUARY, 2017 By Katherine Carey Bees pollinate between eighty-five to ninety percent of all food plants. Without bees, people would not be able to grow many of the foods we love to eat. So beekeeping is an integral...

10 Reasons to Plant a Tree Today

10 Reasons to Plant a Tree Today 06 JANUARY, 2017 By Helen McGlead As we set ourselves straight for 2017, it is important to remember our mission! Planting a tree, even one, makes a huge difference. Trees are our lifeline to cleaner air and a healthier environment as...

Greenpop Urban Greening: the year of 2016

Greenpop Urban Greening: the year of 2016 15 DECEMBER, 2016 By Helen McGlead Greenpop spends each year in a frenzy of activity, loads of hard work and plenty of different events! Our amazing Greenpop team work tirelessly to carry out our mission; to collaborate with...

Meet our Interns: Josephine Becker

Meet our Interns: Josephine Becker 07 DECEMBER, 2016 By Jo Becker Meet Josephine, a young student from Germany who interned at Greenpop, in the urban greening department, to stretch her roots. How do I start without exaggerating? Well, I can simply say that I had the...

Meet Our Interns: Sophia Harzenmoser

Meet Our Interns: Sophia Harzenmoser 02 DECEMBER, 2016 By Sophia Harzenmoser Sophia, a teacher from Switzerland, ventured to Cape Town this year to join Greenpop as an intern in their tree nursery, which is a showcase for urban greening and an eco-education hub for...

Holiday Gift Guide – 20 Green Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Green Gift Ideas 25 NOVEMBER, 2016 By Laura Klapperich ‘Tis the season to be jolly! It is the holiday season again and it is time for us to nurture our family, to reconnect with our loved ones and to be joyous! Most people stress out about...

Meet our Interns: Samantha Butler

Meet our Interns: Samantha Butler 14 SEPTEMBER, 2016 Samantha (Sam to those who know her) has just finished a graphic design internship for Greenpop in Cape Town. In her role, Sam helped with the designs for Greenpop campaigns, designed materials for events, including...

Meet our Interns: Alec Ilstrup

Meet our Interns: Alec Ilstrup 05 DECEMBER, 2016   By: Emily White Alec was an intern for Greenpop. He worked as their media intern, producing short films for promotion and eco-education and took photos for Greenpop events and activities, even taking over the...

Rise to the Challenge!

Rise to the Challenge! 15 NOVEMBER, 2016 By Misha O’Dale (Nee - Teasdale) Tree - E - O Greenpop Now more than ever, do we need to have the mindset of a revolution. We need to take our personal power back and realise that equality for humanity and the environment is so...

How to Find Good Organic Foods

How to Find Good Organic Foods 14 NOVEMBER, 2016 Guest post by: Katarina Lajtman (Go Green) If you remember that most of the food you find at your local grocery store is tainted with pesticides, it’s easy to get motivated to look for organic foods. But where do you...

10 Easy Steps to Go Green at the Office

10 Easy Ways to Go Green at the Office 9 NOVEMBER, 2016 By Alice Beckett Most organizations would agree that going green is the right choice, but just a few of them actually put it into practice. While sustainability is becoming more and more important among...

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