By Collen V Mabaso With ten functioning dining halls at Rhodes University catering for more than three thousand students daily, it is good to question whether there are any sustainable environmental practices utilised at our fine institution. Nine to ten billion of tonnes of food go to waste in South Africa annually. With three meals served each day at Rhodes, it is … Continue Reading ››
By Jane Berg From 12 to 14 September, green minded people from all over the country will be planting hundreds of trees in scenic Hogsback. This will be part of the Greenpop Hogsback Reforest Festival, an event which hopes to encourage reforestation by making it good fun for all involved. Aside from tree planting, the event will feature hiking, eco-workshops, and forest … Continue Reading ››
By Fezekile Cokile As part of Environmental Week 2014, the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) team was outside the Day Kaif on Tuesday, 29 July, to spark interest among students about the different uses of water. The students, which included those doing water management honours, were not only presented with a scientific approach as to how water works but were … Continue Reading ››
The Rhodes University Environmental Committee hosted the Makana Green Fun Run this past Sunday 16 March. The event promoted positive sustainability throughout Grahamstown and the university.