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Will you lend us a hand? It’s Arbor Month

Will you lend us a hand? It’s Arbor Month

ARBOR MONTH 2021:         Will you lend us a hand?01 SEPTEMBER, 2021By Lauren & Misha TeasdaleDear Greenpop Community, It's been a wild 18 months for us all. The isolation, disruption and unpredictability feels overwhelming. When the first lockdown hit in March...

World Bee Day: What’s the Big Buzz around Bees?

World Bee Day: What’s the Big Buzz around Bees?

World Bee Day: What’s the Big Buzz around Bees?19 MAY, 2021By Reekelitsoe MolapoWorld Bee Day is the global annual celebration of bees and the role they play within our ecosystems. On December 20th 2017, The United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a...

Mini-Reforest Festival 2021 @ Bodhi Khaya

Mini-Reforest Festival 2021 @ Bodhi Khaya

Mini-Reforest Festival 2021 @ Bodhi Khaya19 APRIL, 2021By Charlotte MostertMisha Teasdale, Greenpop Tree-E-O says it best: “We have planted more than 139,000 trees over the last 10 years, but what makes me more excited than the trees are the thousands of hands that...

Trees Greenpop Plants that are Indigenous

Trees Greenpop Plants that are Indigenous

Trees Greenpop Plants 26 MARCH, 2021By Charlotte Mostert6 Trees that Greenpop Plants which make a difference to our reality. Trees are vital to all of our survival, for they generate oxygen and medicine; store carbon; prevent enormous loss of soil; and provide shelter...

The Grootbos Foundation @ Reforest Festival 2021

The Grootbos Foundation @ Reforest Festival 2021

Grootbos Foundation @ Reforest Festival 202124 MARCH, 2021By Charlotte Mostert Every year during the Reforest Festival we plant many indigenous trees, learn about the importance of mulching and reforestation. This year The Grootbos Foundation, alongside Cape Nature...

The Importance of Urban Greening

The Importance of Urban Greening

Importance of urban greening12 MARCH, 2021By Charlotte Mostert Urban greening combats air and noise pollution, soaks up rainwater reducing flooding, creates a habitat for local wildlife, and lifts morale in the people who see it, which calms traffic and lessens urban...

The Healing Value of Spending Time in Nature

The Healing Value of Spending Time in Nature

The Healing Value of Spending Time in Nature19 FEBRUARY, 2021By Charlotte Mostert Being in Nature has so many benefits for us. Something profound that Friedrich Nietzsche once said is, “We like to be out in nature so much because it has no opinion on us.” Remember...

Teaching Kids (and Parents) About Waste

Teaching Kids (and Parents) About Waste

15 JULY, 2020 By Jan-Niclas Schindzielorz “With great power comes great responsibility.” - Spiderman Being a parent is a beautiful and miraculous thing. But it also comes with a lot of responsibility. Your actions, and the examples you set, have a big impact on your...

What is The Dirty Dozen?

What is The Dirty Dozen?

08 JULY, 2020By Carla WesselsHave you heard of the Dirty Dozen? No, not the 1960s war film. The Dirty Dozen is a data collection methodology used by organisations and researchers to track litter and trash on our beaches.Plastic is threatening our oceans. Our oceans...

The Lifecycle of a Can

The Lifecycle of a Can

To start to understand the environmental impact of a can, we need to look at a can’s whole lifecycle – and assess at every point how a can will impact the environment.

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