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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

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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.

The Water Stewardship Initiative works with farmers to address water risks

Woolworths Holdings — Runner-up: Innovations for Climate Change Adaptation

Custom clean-energy containers that can be classrooms, clinics or bathrooms

Grey Green EcoContainer — Winner: Community Renewable Energy Innovations

Baling out the community of Xigalo Village using compressed scrap as erosion barriers

Khensha Mills — Winner: Innovations for Climate Change Adaptation

Young ‘recycling detectives’ are on the case, collecting tonnes of waste

Steve Tshwete Local Municipality Waste Minimisation Project — Editor’s Choice, Runner-up: Youth Leadership & Job Creation Award

Bio-enzyme biodegradable cleaning products are keeping things clean and green

Green Worx Cleaning Solutions — Runner-up: Green Technology Innovations

River polluters held to account by Armour’s ‘voice for water’ action team

Armour — Winner: Water Efficiency & Management Award

Oude Molen Eco Village: An eco-friendly haven in the centre of Cape Town

Oude Molen Eco Village — Winner: Sudley Adams Memorial Award

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