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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...

Urban Greening

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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