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Tuffy, a plastics recycling company located in Cape Town, have just launched a new innovation to enable recycling in the country. 

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Buildings currently consume over 40% of the world’s energy and emit more carbon dioxide than cars thus there is a global surge towards designing greener – and more cost effective - buildings and cities.

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The National Business Initiative (NBI) is implementing a Private Sector Energy Efficiency Project (PSEE) which aims to improve energy efficiency in commercial and industrial companies in South Africa through the provision of various services to assist companies in identifying and implementing energy saving measures.

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Mazars is proud to provide you with their latest service line brochure on Renewable Energies. Please share with those in need of audit, tax and advisory services from a service provider who is in touch with the sector. 

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The Centre for Chinese Studies co-hosted the 2013 China / Southern Africa Roundtable Dialogue on Renewable Energy in partnership with WWF RSA and the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies. 

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According to Jorgen Randers, leading economist and professor of climate strategy at the BI Norwegian Business School, although the technologies exist and the costs to do so are not exorbitant, the world’s leaders are incapable of taking the necessary action to secure a more sustainable future for human civilisation.

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South African cities have the potential to be the first truly “smart” cities on the African continent and develop significant competitive advantage in this regard, if the conversation starts now. According to David Bartlett, head of IBM’s Smarter Buildings initiative, there is a global urgency to create smarter cities, corporate buildings and campuses.

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The full documents of the NOWCS are posted on the website. Please note that the comment period for the Draft NOWCS and Guideline document on composting ends on Tuesday 5 March 2013. 

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GreenCape is pleased to share with you our first newsletter of the year, with all the latest in renewable energies, industry updates and upcoming conferences and events. 

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Designation of further products for Local Procurement in the Public Sector Procurement System DTI released this media statement 29 January. Read the full statement here. Read more