Monthly Archives: October 2013

SA anti-fracking mix

[Translate] Johann Rupert is promising to take a legal fight up to the highest court possible. Stretching across the heart of South Africa, the Karoo has stirred emotions for centuries, a stunning semi-desert wilderness that draws artists, hunters and the toughest of … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative energy, Conservation, Environment, Fracking | Comments Off on SA anti-fracking mix

Zuma’s claim that SA is 1 of only 12 Countries with safe tap water is untrue

[Translate] This is an updated version of a report published in April 2013, revised to reflect a repeat of the claim by President Jacob Zuma in a speech to foreign ambassadors on 16 October 2013. President Jacob Zuma has claimed … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Environment, Grey water, JoJo tanks, Rainwater harvesting, Recycle, Water Conservation | Comments Off on Zuma’s claim that SA is 1 of only 12 Countries with safe tap water is untrue

South Africa Green building rating tool

[Translate] The Green Building Council South Africa’s (GBCSA) new Green Star SA existing building performance tool is to be released in October 2013. The tool aims to assess and certify an existing building’s performance while in operation. GBCSA appointed Royal … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative energy, Conservation, Environment, Recycle, Sustainability, Water Conservation | Comments Off on South Africa Green building rating tool

Drinking toilet water

[Translate] Kwazulu-Natal — In a few years, residents of the eThekwini municipality in the port city of Durban in South Africa could be drinking water that was once flushed down their toilets, as authorities are planning to recycle some of … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Environment, Grey water, JoJo tanks, Rainwater harvesting, Recycle, Sustainability, Water Conservation | Comments Off on Drinking toilet water