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


“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™. Continued…

June 11, 2010

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Zibi to help in the fight against littering and dumping


“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. Continued…

May 28, 2010

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Benchmark Eco Friendly Tourism Route for Cape Town launched at Indaba 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 Continued…

May 11, 2010

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CTICC raises the bar for sustainable action in Central City

WWF Earthour Waterfront- 28 March 2009

Longstanding proponent of sustainable development action, the Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC) will once again be embarking on a series of initiatives aimed at enhancing awareness around climate change in support of this year’s Earth Hour. Continued…

March 27, 2010

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Cape Town Tourism and WWF join hands for Earth Hour


Cape Town Tourism, in partnership with WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) and the FBI (Fun Ball Initiative), are hosting a glow-in-the-dark Beach Soccer Tournament at Muizenberg Beach from 14h00 on Saturday, 27th March, as part of the FBI’s Beach Sport Spectacular that runs till the 30th March, 2010. Continued…

March 17, 2010

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Support Earth Hour 2010


“Please Vote Earth and support Earth Hour 2010”: This is the strong call from Andrew Boraine, Chief Executive of the Cape Town Partnership and ambassador of this year’s Earth Hour 2010 to Managers and Owners of Commercial and Residential Properties in the Central City of Cape Town. Continued…

March 15, 2010

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Navigate energy risk to commercial buildings at the next Energy Efficiency Forum

Owners and managers of commercial and public buildings in Cape Town are invited to attend the next meeting of the Energy Efficiency Forum on the 9th of March 2010. Continued…

March 5, 2010

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Green Goal Initiative 2010

Green Goal Initiative

Green Goal 2010 is the official 2010 FIFA World Cup greening programme that aims to make the event as environmentally friendly as possible, and incorporates sustainable development principles into every aspect of the event. Continued…

November 9, 2009

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10 Tips to help you drive efficiently

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The City of Cape Town’s transport department would like to get all Capetonians thinking about – and implementing – its fuel efficiency campaign as part and parcel of its 2010 Green Goal initiative. Continued…

November 9, 2009

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The Cape Town Partnership launches Sustainable Cape Town Programme during Cape Town Green Week 19 – 23 October 2009

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This week in Cape Town, the Cape Town Partnership launches the Sustainable Cape Town Programme and one of the Programme’s core initiatives – Reclaim Camissa – this week under the spotlight of the Cape Town Green Week, which runs from the 19-23 October 2009. Continued…

October 21, 2009

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