Resource efficiency: Related news and events


GreenCape, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town and 100 Resilient Cities, has published a series of case studies showcasing practical examples of resilience in action in Cape Town. Read more


GreenCape, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town and 100 Resilient Cities, have published a series of case studies showcasing practical examples of resilience in action in Cape Town. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies and government to showcase examples of the successful reuse of builders' rubble and demolition waste in the construction industry. Read more


The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), delivered by GreenCape, develops mutually profitable links between companies from all industrial sectors, so that under-utilised resources such as energy and water, and/or... Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of the successful reuse of builders' rubble and demolition waste in the construction industry. Read more


The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), delivered by GreenCape, develops mutually profitable links between companies from all industrial sectors, so that under-utilised resources such as energy and water, and/or... Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of the successful reuse of builders' rubble and demolition waste in the construction industry. Read more


GreenCape has released a new case study which focuses on the reuse of builders rubble from an old berm (raised barrier) in Hermanus. Read more


South Africa is on the brink of adopting a new national plan to handle the estimated 360 000 tonnes of e-waste produced annually. Read more


The National Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) issued the Section 28 Call for Industry Waste Management Plans on 6th December 2017. Read more


PETCO will host workshops around the country to present the PET Sector Waste Management Plan and to obtain feedback and comments from stakeholders. Read more


The City of Cape Town, assisted by GreenCape, is inviting people to submit quotes for a conceptual design for the provision of Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) facilities along the Kuilsrivier River... Read more


The African Circular Economy Network (ACEN), of which GreenCape is a founding member, will be screening a documentary called Closing the Loop. Read more


FIRST THURSDAY - MAY 2018 Sweeping Changes to the Paper and Packaging Recycling Industry  Join Minister Alan Winde and GreenCape at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities for May’s First Thursday. Read more


The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), a free facilitation service to companies, has been selected as runner-up in the Circular Economy: Public Sector award of The Circulars 2018. Read more


Sarebi is looking for entrepreneurs working in water for their Water Enterprise Development Programme. Read more


The City of Cape Town (CoCT) has begun phase three of their innovative Home Composting Programme, providing free home composting containers to encourage residents to start composting at home. Read more


The Western Cape Manufacturing Indaba is taking place on the 22nd November 2017 at Century City ICC, Cape Town. Read more


SOLTRAIN is presenting its second specialised course on "solar heat for industrial application". Read more


The 5TH Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC 2018) will be held from 25 to 27 June 2018 at the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban, South Africa. Read more


The City of Cape Town and partners at the ‘Energy, Water and Waste Forum’ (previously the Energy Efficiency Forum) are hosting a Forum meeting and exhibition focussed on the water... Read more


The Annual Trade and Industry Policies and Strategies (TIPS) Forum was held at the Development Bank of South Africa with this year's theme being Industrialisation and sustainable growth. Read more


On 9 May 2017, GreenCape hosted a special water briefing session arranged by the City of Cape Town (CoCT) for industrial and commercial water users in the City. Read more


We are proud to announce the publication of GreenCape’s 2017 market intelligence reports, covering key green economy sectors: Utility-scale renewable energy Energy services Agriculture Waste Water Who are they for?Our reports are for investors and businesses... Read more