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Low Carbon Future Conference

Creating a low-carbon future is a global goal to which all international organizations and almost all countries in the world are committed.  South Africa is no exception.  In fact, our target for reducing carbon emissions is very high by international standards.
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Managing a sustainable green policy (generic level 6 unit standard)

Below is a proposed unit standard for effectively teaching students how to manage a sustainable green policy (generic level 6 unit standard).
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The Event Greening Forum hosts ‘Way Forward’ meeting

On Wednesday 20th October, the Event Greening Forum (EGF) held a very successful ‘Way Forward’ meeting with nine industry associations, to discuss what role the associations can play as founding members when the EGF corporatises into a Section 21 Company, as well as how the EGF will be structured in its new capacity. The associations represented at the meeting were: TPSA, SITE, CMP Network SA, Fedhasa, SATSA, SA Roadies, IFEA, SAACI and EXSA. Also present at the meeting was Mbuyi Kona from t
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RE-USE Resource Efficiency and Sustainability Conference 2010

Can you say yes? Do you have strategies in place for saving energy, water and/or raw materials? Are your waste materials working for you? Are you using energy effectively? Are your resource-saving programmes better than your competitors?
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Green Building Council Convention & Exhibition 2010

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) Convention & Exhibition 2010 will be hosted on the 20 – 22 September at the CTICC.
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PARK(ing) Day – 17 September 2010

Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking place at at time. PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. The project began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, converted a single metered parking space into a temporary public park in downtown San Francisco. Since 2005, PARK(ing) Day has evolved into a glob
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Green Drinks

Green Drinks is an informal monthly opportunity for greenies to meet, chat and network. It’s a self-organising network and there are no fees, so make sure to spread the word. Green Drinks is now active in 542 cities worldwide.
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PET Plastic Recycling Company (PETCO) is hosting a workshop

Cheri Scholtz, CEO of the PET Plastic Recycling Company (PETCO), is pleased to invite you to the next PETCO MemberWorkshop, specifically designed to be both useful to your business and of benefit to your employees. These workshops will help to make your business more efficient and ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest offerings from government and the private sector.
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Clean-up SA week

Clean-up SA week runs from the 13 to 18 September, which aims to increase awareness of the social, environmental and economic beneftis of recycling. Look at the Cleanup Diary to see if there are initiatives near you, so you can join in: www.cleanup-sa.co.za
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Saving energy

Maybe this will make you think…. Click on Athlone Towers Implosion to view the video – pass the message on
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