Rooftops: Cape Town’s green real estate
10 March 2012

Stephen Lamb has a vision: From the City of Cape Town’s 44 Wale Street address, he points out the top of every building in the city. “All of what you see is green real estate,” he tells me. “Look at all those empty roofs – that useable space – and think of the opportunities available.

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Quick green gift picks around Cape Town
5 December 2011

Are you trying to squeeze in your Christmas shopping while at the office? Here’s a guide to gifts that are local, eco-friendly, ethically made, affordable (under R100)  – and you can buy them during your lunch break.

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Trees give Cape Town a green edge
6 September 2011

Cape Town is a better city for its beautiful trees, and the four hundred indigenous trees that will be planted to celebrate Arbor Day is an investment in the future, city officials say.

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Host City Cape Town “Green Goal 2010 Expo” hailed as architecturally iconic structure.
25 June 2010

Host City Cape Town’s environmental programme for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™,  “Green Goal 2010”, is showcased at the FIFA Fan Fest™ on the Grand Parade, in an architecturally iconic structure specifically designed to demonstrate the use of materials that are either recycled, reused, reclaimed, or newly purchased, but earmarked for reuse afterwards.

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“Touch the Earth lightly” says Host City Cape Town Green Goal 2010 Expo
11 June 2010

“Touch the earth lightly”. This is the powerful message that will be conveyed to FIFA Fan Fest™ visitors on the Grand Parade throughout the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.

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Cape Town Partnership Office Gears up for Sustainability
1 June 2010

The Cape Town Partnership (CTP) has taken positive steps to deepen their commitment to sustainability by initiating an Office Sustainability Programme.

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Zibi to help in the fight against littering and dumping
28 May 2010

“ZAPPIT in the Zibi bin!” This is the catchy message from the City of Cape Town in a bid to urge all Capetonians to care for their environment and to turn the tide on global warming and Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle.

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Benchmark Eco Friendly Tourism Route for Cape Town launched at Indaba 2010
11 May 2010

There are few cities in the world that can boast a scenic train ride along a magnificent stretch of coastline offering whale spotting from the carriage windows and easy access to major tourist attractions within a two kilometre radius of train stations

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