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Women in Sustainability: Meet our Head of Programmes, Zoë Gauld-Angelucci

Women in Sustainability: Meet our Head of Programmes, Zoë Gauld-Angelucci

For this year’s Women’s Day in South Africa, we want to introduce a woman in sustainability who inspires us daily. After earning a Master’s degree in Development Studies, she joined Greenpop in 2014. When she is not heading up programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa, you can find her spending time with her family, tending to her garden, practising Italian, and searching for the best pizza in the Mother City. Get to know Zoë Gauld-Angelucci!

5 Things You Can Do To Get Active This Mandela Day

5 Things You Can Do To Get Active This Mandela Day

Mandela Day is celebrated annually on the 18th of July, and this year’s theme is: “Do what you can, with what you have, wherever you are”. This year’s focus is to promote community gardening, food gardening and tree planting. Here are 5 ways you can get active for the planet this Mandela Day, right where you are.

5 Young South African Eco-Warriors You Should Know About

5 Young South African Eco-Warriors You Should Know About

Being an environmental activist is a title someone of any age can hold. All you need to be is someone who cares deeply for the health and survival of our planet and its inhabitants, and who wants to do something to take care of it. Whether a big or small contribution, every single action matters.

This is true for these 5 inspiring young people from South Africa, who are paving the way for change! From an 11-year-old recycling warrior to a 14-year-old girl from Khayelitsha who is spreading awareness in her community – the youth are setting change into motion.

15 Things You Can Do To Make A Difference On World Environment Day

15 Things You Can Do To Make A Difference On World Environment Day

World Environment Day is organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and has been held annually since 1974. The goal of the day of action is to promote environmental awareness and draw attention to crucial concerns around our planet’s survival, that require active engagement and commitment. Today, the day represents one of the largest global platforms for environmental action, with millions of participants from around the world. Each World Environment Day focuses on a specific issue that reflects urgent problems and challenges of our time, such as climate change, biodiversity loss or pollution.

#DontBeTrashy with CapeNature

#DontBeTrashy with CapeNature

Treading lightly is very important to us. So at this year’s Reforest Fest, Greenpop along with CapeNature, Compost Cyclers and PETCO aimed to reduce our waste as much as possible! Our Zero Waste Festival Guide, along with CapeNature’s #DontBeTrashy campaign, helped us ensure our festival was as eco-friendly as possible.

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