Support for Sustainable Living

There are numerous organisations and resources in the Makana district, South Africa and internationally, that work in various ways to promote environmental sustainability. These are listed below in alphabetical order. Visit the links to find out more:

  • Biofuelwatch: promoting bioenergy from sustainable sources only.

  • Carpool SA: online transport sharing initiative (see also Travel Share SA).

  • Climate change: links to a small selection of information resources.

  • Dept of Environmental Affairs: SA government department.

  • EIGSA: Earthworm Interest Group SA providing worm farming info and advice.

  • Eco Access:  twinning disabled and non-disabled children on environmental education programmes.

  • Eco-Logical: tips on how to think and live eco-logically

  • Eco products: link to list of some eco products.

  • Enviroworks: Cape Town's environmental publication.

  • Food and Trees for Africa: civil society greening and food gardening organisation.

  • Global Stewards: tips for sustainable living.

  • Greenworks: South African environmental site with plenty of info and links.

  • Green Building SA: info on environmentally-friendly building, including South African Journal of Green Building.

  • Green Times: SA's green news portal.

  • IERM: Institute of Environment and Recreation Management.

  • Planet Ark: tips for reducing day to day impacts on the environment. 

  • Post Carbon Institute: promoting "resilient communities and re-localised economies that thrive within ecological bounds".

  • Project 90 by 2030: aiming to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 90% by the year 2030.

  • SANBI: SA National Biodiversity Institute.

  • SA Solar Challenge: promoting the design, management, building and racing of solar-powered vehicles across South Africa.

  • Solien Energy Solutions: promoting sustainable energy and water.

  • Stickers n signs: environmental stickers and signs that you can use or adapt to suit.

  • Travel Share SA: online transport sharing initiative (see also Carpool SA).

  • Urban Sprout: online community providing updates on green events, eco-friendly products, energy and food-related activism.

  • WWF-SA: World Wide Fund for Nature (was World Wildlife Fund) in South Africa.

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