Let’s compare: Cans vs. Glass vs. Plastic Bottles

Let’s compare: Cans vs. Glass vs. Plastic Bottles

22 JULY, 2020 By Jan-Niclas Schindzielorz This July, Greenpop has partnered with CAN DO! to explore the environmental impact of aluminium cans, and whether cans are a more sustainable alternative to plastic. In order to do so, we also have to investigate the impact of...
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...
What is The Dirty Dozen?

What is The Dirty Dozen?

08 JULY, 2020 By Carla Wessels Have 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

01 JULY, 2020 By Jan-Niclas Schindzielorz This July, Greenpop is exploring why we should #CHOOSECANS as an alternative to plastic to combat pollution and environmental degradation.  To start to understand the environmental impact of a can, we need to look at a can’s...
50 Years of Climate Activism – Earth Day 2020

50 Years of Climate Activism – Earth Day 2020

50 Years of Climate Activism – Earth Day 2020 22 April, 2020 By Jan-Niclas Schindzielorz Today is Earth Day. I won’t blame you if you didn’t know that. It’s only been around for 50 years. Earth Day was introduced in 1970 by the US-American senator Gaylord...
These South African women have got bush.

These South African women have got bush.

These South African womxn have got bush. This Arbor Month, it’s not only about trees… We’ve got bush. And so should you.  At Greenpop, trees are at our roots, but after putting 80 000 trees in the ground over the last 7 years, we think it’s...

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