Today is International Surfing Day. Cape Town is blessed with not only two oceans to choose from, but prisitine beaches, meek and mild to solid surf spots and a shark spotter programme!
Surfing in Cape Town must be one of the fastest growing sports and recreational activities. Whether it's traditional short boarding, longboarding, Stand Up Paddle boarding, kayaking, surf ski'ing, wind surfing, kite boarding,l body boarding or body surfing it is a sport for everyone (including the dog).
The Mayor’s Portfolio of Urban Sustainability is a World Design Capital publication showcasing how the City is designing solutions to address urban challenges.
As an African city faced with the legacy of an unjust past, and the uncertainties of contemporary challenges, Cape Town needs to respond in a manner which builds resilience and sustainability through innovative and integrated thinking.
Construction of GRI Wind Steel South Africa’s new 12 000 m² wind tower mast production facility in the Green Technology Industrial Park in Atlantis has commenced.
It is hoped that this facility will be completed in October 2014. This is the first investment, comprising R300 million, that the City of Cape Town has attracted through its pilot Investment Incentive Scheme in Atlantis and it is testament to the City’s emphasis on partnerships to make progress possible.
Reliance Compost is very excited to once again be a partner of Greenpop's tree-mendous Trees for Zambia project.
Why? It’s simple, Trees For Zambia event combines eco-education, climate change and inspire awareness about deforestation best complimented by an amazing group of people getting ACTIVE to make sustainable changes.’ says
Mieke Van Blommestein, Marketing Manager at Reliance Compost
Premier, Helen Zille, "Our aim - to build a dynamic green economy, which offsets the costs and consequences of climate change with economic growth and job creation.
"Just over two years ago, I announced our government’s intention of becoming the green economic hub of South Africa. Our aim was to build a dynamic green economy, which offsets the costs and consequences of climate change with economic growth and job creation.
Clearly, food – and sustainable food production, in particular – is an issue that bridges divides, affecting and connecting us all in fundamental ways.
In my previous column I highlighted the issue of food insecurity and the urgent need for Capetonians to embrace urban agriculture on a citywide scale – from town to township, and across socio-economic divides.
City’s Food Gardens changes the lives of unemployed residents.
The City’s Social Development and Early Childhood Development Directorate through its Poverty Alleviation and Reduction Programme has spent about R1,5 million on food gardens, creating opportunities for residents to become self-sustainable.