Being Green

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY GERLINDE MOSER OF RE/MAX. Being Green – Your window on the environment broadcast every Friday morning at 9.30. Glynis Crook will focus on key issues affecting our lifestyles, science and research outcomes, the quest for sustainable living and a healthier planet.
Weekly English South Africa Health & Fitness
391 Episodes
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Being Green - 03 Nov 23_Mark Alexander-Professor of Civil Engineering

Concrete is the most widely used man-made material in existence, but it is also one of the worst climate change offenders, contributing at least 8% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. But, for the moment, we can’t live without it. In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook speaks to UCT Emeritus…
3 Nov 6 min

Being Green - 27 Oct 23_Gert van Tonder-Garden at Tokara wine estate

In this week’s edition of Being Green, Glynis Crook speaks to moss artist, Gert van Tonder, who has created a spectacular garden at Tokara wine estate, about the role this seemingly unimportant plant plays in protecting the environment. The garden is open to the public for 4 days during the…
27 Oct 6 min

Being Green - 20 Oct 23_Dr David Roberts-Clinical veterinarian for Sanccob

In this week’s edition of Being Green, Glynis Crook speaks to Dr David Roberts, a clinical veterinarian for the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (Sanccob) about the critical endangered African Penguin and the fight for their survival. Penguin adoptions assist with fundraising. It cost R600 to…
20 Oct 6 min

Being Green - 18 Aug 23_Mike Allsop

Although it still feels like we are very much in the depths of winter, spring is not too far off. And as the flowers begin to bloom, so bees begin to emerge from their hives in search of pollen and nectar. In Being Green this week, Glynis Crook speaks to…
18 Aug 7 min

Being Green - 11 Aug 23_Mary-Ann Mandishona, CEO Cash 4 Trash

A new initiative called Cash 4 Trash has begun installing Reverse Vending Machines at shopping centres in Gauteng, which people can use to deposit their plastic bottles, aluminium cans, and glass bottles in return for digital cash. In this week’s of Being Green, Glynis Crook speaks to Mary-Ann Mandishona, the…
11 Aug 6 min

Being Green 28 July 23_Boshoff Muller, director of Afrimat Hemp

If you take a stroll along the increasingly trendy Harrington Street in the CBD, you will come across a 12-storey building that is making waves across the world. Almost completed, the Hemp Hotel has been named the world's tallest building to be constructed from hemp blocks and hempcrete. In this…
28 Jul 6 min
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