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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...

Water less, waste less

Water less Waste less 7 NOVEMBER, 2016 By Helen McGlead According to the City of Cape Town, our dams are only at 60% and with a very long and dry summer ahead of us, we all need to take the responsibility to monitor our personal water use! I often cringe at myself...

Meet our Interns: Susy

Meet our Interns: Susy 2 NOVEMBER, 2016 Via Roots Interns Meet Susanne, a young professional from Germany, who joined environmental NGO Greenpop to volunteer her time and use her skills and experience for a worthwhile cause. I’m Susanne, nickname Susy, 31 year young...

21 Ways to Become a Greenpop Activist

21 Ways to Become a Greenpop Activist 1 NOVEMBER, 2016 By Emily White Get active (not anxious) about the future of our planet with these activist campaign suggestions that are fun, adventurous, and even daring! Choose one of our suggestions or come up with your own...

Five ways to run an eco-conscious business

5 ways to run an eco-conscious business 31 OCTOBER, 2016 By Alice Beckett Operating an eco-conscious business is not only beneficial for the environment but also for your company's image. No matter how big or small your business is, it is possible to make these five...

How to Stay Green during Halloween

How to Stay Green during Halloween 28 OCTOBER, 2016 By Laura Klapperich With everyone's favourite holiday right around the corner, Greenpop is here to remind you that while Halloween may be spooky, the future of our planet doesn't have to be! Halloween is a fun...

5 Environmental Heroes We Admire

5 Environmental Heroes We Admire 26 OCTOBER, 2016 By Alice Beckett Environmentalists from past and present have had such a big impact on our lives, so why is it so hard for many people to name more than a couple? Here at Greenpop HQ we appreciate and admire those...

Veggie-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

Veggie-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town 24 OCTOBER, 2016 By Alice Beckett In recent years, being “green” has become synonymous with reducing meat consumption, as livestock leaves quite a considerable carbon footprint (for more information, click here and here). Being...

How to Stay Green While Travelling

How to Stay Green While Traveling 21 OCTOBER, 2016 By Emily White Everyone loves to travel, but it's no secret that between the planes, trains, and automobiles that it takes to get you to your destination, traveling can often be quite detrimental to the environment....

Meet our Interns: Martina Decina

Meet our Interns: Martina Decina 07 OCTOBER, 2016 Via Roots Interns Martina Decina, a student from Italy, just finished her fundraising internship at Greenpop. Here’s what she had to say about it.  Writing about Greenpop reminds me of the good old times during primary...

These men have #GotWood.

These South African men have got wood. This Arbor Month, Greenpop asked brave change makers to bare it all for trees. And the results are spectacular.  What started out as a joke during a brainstorm quickly grew into Greenpop's boldest fundraising effort to date. With...

7 ways to celebrate Arbor Day

7 ways to celebrate Arbor Day... 1 SEPTEMBER, 2016 By Kia Gericke Arbor Day started in the 1800s with a couple who had a love for nature and the environment that surrounded their home. From small beginnings, this grew into a national holiday during which people are...

30 more sleeps until the Hogsback Festival of Trees…

30 more sleeps until the Hogsback Festival of Trees... 24 AUGUST, 2016 By Alice Beckett This year, the three day Hogsback Festival of Trees will cast a green misty magical spell over all who visit once again. Your days will be filled with tree planting, live music,...

20 trees for the bees this World Honey Bee Day

20 trees for the bees this World Honey Bee Day 18 AUGUST, 2016 Guest post by: Life Green Group & Catherine Clulow (The Botanical Society of South Africa) Bees are one of the most important insects, if not animals, in the world as they are responsible for...

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