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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Greening Awards: Editor’s Note and Categories

There is always hope for a better world

Community Conservation and Resilience

Winner: Aller River Pilot Project

Water Efficiency and Management

Winner: Absa towers north greywater plant

Innovation in construction

Winner: Rammed Earth House

​Greening the Future Awards 2018

Nominations for the Mail & Guardian Greening the Future Awards have opened. Apply within.

Watch the keynote address of the 2016 Mail & Guardian Greening the Future Awards here

The awards, held on July 28 2016, highlighted our judges' best environmental projects of the year.

Cleaner energy for airports — a concept that is spreading rapidly across South Africa

Acsa Solar Power-Driven Airports — Winner: Energy Efficiency And Carbon Management Award

Delta Environmental Centre is training tomorrow’s environmental educators

Delta Environmental Centre — Runner-up: Youth Leadership & Job Creation

Raising children to love nature and farm food, all in a sustainable manner

Nourish: Green Kidz Initiative — Winner: Youth Leadership & Job Creation

Modelling the Western Cape’s water future: prudent investment and management required

​Stellenbosch University WeCaGEM — Winner: Green Economy Modelling

AECI is keeping river invaders at bay for better water quality and quantity

​Wise Wayz Water Care — Runner-up: Community Conservation Award

A home gardening programme that creates ‘patches of salvation’ with waste

Soil for Life Home Food Gardening Programme — Runner-up: Community Conservation Award

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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