World Cleanup Day 21 September, 2019 supported enthusiastically by Knysna locals in South Africa

The World Cleanup Day (WCD) is a global initiative relying on local business and volunteers to hold environmental cleanup events to combat the problem of waste, plastic pollution and marine debris. The next World Cleanup Day is September 21, 2019.   This year, the 2019 World Cleanup Day coincides with Peace Day and the global climate strike between 20 to 27 September.  More information here       In the heart of the Garden Route, a scenic town called Knysna is home to committed and passionate people who have waged…

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South African Juice Bar Supports Local Brands and Artisans with Eco Friendly Drive

Road tripping South Africa’s famous Garden Route should be on your bucket list!  Along the scenic Garden Route, nestled between George and Plettenberg Bay, you will find the charming town of Knysna. The area’s natural beauty of indigenous forests, tranquil lakes, exotic lagoon, and golden beaches is breathtaking.    One of the local businesses, The Node, was recently featured supporting local efforts to “Spring clean greater Knsyna” and Waste Nothing Clean Up on 21 September 21, which is International Coastal CleanUp Day.  Read further here.   The Node Knysna is…

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17 year old Knysna Teenager makes massive ENVIRONMENTAL impact – WHAT THE BAG?

In the Western Cape, South Africa… Knysna specifically, there is a young person with vision, passion and drive, who is making a difference. We share her truly inspirational story.   Firstly, some information on Plastic pollution, a hot topic globally. Plastic pollution adversely affects the Earth’s environment, and as a result, affects wildlife, their habitat, as well as humans. The human race’s so called “progress” and need for packaged food, water etc has exacerbated pollution, with humans producing tons of plastic every year.   Just how big is this pollution…

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