CLEAN-UPS: WHY BOTHER? BECAUSE OF THE DATA

CLEAN-UPS: WHY BOTHER? BECAUSE OF THE DATA

For a week in September, 630 adults and 1200 school learners rolled up their sleeves to pick up trash. The result: 15 tons of rubbish was cleaned off beaches, streets, and out of estuaries in the Nelson Mandela Bay metropole. This remarkable figure was also boosted by...
Join our SST/ICC cleanup week!

Join our SST/ICC cleanup week!

Remember when the Swartkops estuary was swimmable and free of rubbish? That was not so long ago. There was also a time when the places where we live, work and play had fewer ‘plastic flowers’ and less litter on the streets. These days, though, wherever you look – the...
Norway leads investment in Blue Economy

Norway leads investment in Blue Economy

One of the most exciting items of news this year for all initiatives focused on oceans and keeping our oceans clean is the fact that the Norwegian government earlier this year doubled its allocation to develop programmes around the world that combat marine litter to...
Can NMB become SA’s cleanest city?

Can NMB become SA’s cleanest city?

SST has a goal: to roll out a waste-management plan to other cities over the rest of the continent. It’s a bold goal, but it is core to an even larger one: to roll out a waste-management plan to other city over the rest of the continent. This will be part of our...
Are You On The Map?

Are You On The Map?

Are you on the map? If you’re part of any initiative that is aimed at keeping our seas around Africa clean, you should be.  This project is part of creating a waste-related network across Africa of people and organisations that are working towards keeping our...
SST, NMU HOST WORKSHOP

SST, NMU HOST WORKSHOP

Xhosa people have a saying, ‘It takes a village’, meaning it takes a village to raise a child, and we need to take the same attitude towards the environment. Just like a child, the environment needs nurturing – and protection. This was one of the sentiments expressed...

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