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Go Green in 4 Weeks

Week 3 Day 15: Go paperless. With email and online invoicing, there aren’t many reasons why you shouldn’t be using less paper. Use the internet as much as possible and eliminate the need for paper waste. Day 16: Handel with … Continue reading

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Go Green in 4 Weeks!

  Four weeks doesn’t sound like a long time, but by making small changes every day for a month you will be able to tackle the task of Going Green with ease. WEEK 1 Day 1: Start with you paper. … Continue reading

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Global Water Scarcity

Threat or Opportunity for Aquaculture? (An Article by Leslie Ter Morshuizen from Aquaculture Innovations) The shortage of suitable freshwater resources is fast becoming a global catastrophe. How do we know this? In the 20th century the global population tripled and … Continue reading

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Get the frack out of my Karoo

Oh good, we’ve found a new way to ruin the environment Matthew Du Plessis: “Fracking” doesn’t mean what it used to mean. In the good old days, it was a wholesome substitute for an unprintable expletive – used to its … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts about Electricity

A spark of static electricity can measure up to three thousand (3,000) volts. A bolt of lightning can measure up to three million (3,000,000) volts – and it lasts less than one second! Electricity always tries to find the easiest … Continue reading

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Fascinating Facts about Energy

Science Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can only be converted from one form to another. Find an elastic band, and stretch it out. The stretched rubber band has potential energy. If you let it go, it moves and … Continue reading

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Water Tanks -6 Reasons Why You Should Have One

There was a time – not that long ago – when almost every house had its own water tank and harvesting rainwater was something that just happened during the course of life, not a big environmental event. But as more … Continue reading

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Benefit from SWH Rebates while you can

Eskom generates about 95 percent of the electricity used in South Africa. The company has been battling with electricity shortage since January 2008, but its problems date a decade earlier and are due to lack of investment in new capacities … Continue reading

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Phosphate in Washing Powder destroy Water Eco Systems.

Phosphate is a nutrient that is essential for plant growth and is found naturally in the environment. But the excess use of phosphates by humans is overloading our water bodies, which can lead to toxic algal blooms. Have a look … Continue reading

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