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Minimising of health risks related to waste tyres

Minimising of health risks related to waste tyres

In recent years rodents have become a challenge in certain areas of Johannesburg – particularly in informal settlements and overcrowded buildings in the inner city. The City of Johannesburg has in the last few months introduced some measures to beat the rodent problem through prevention and clean-up operations. As one approach, owls have been introduced … Continued

Top 5 Ways to keep warm and save energy this winter

Top 5 Ways to keep warm and save energy this winter

As temperatures drop and we head into the colder winter months, households will start using a lot more energy as homeowners turn up the heat to stay warm. Equip yourself with energy saving methods this season, CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, gives us some energy saving tips.    Consider taking the following … Continued

How to live ‘off the grid’

How to live ‘off the grid’

Going ‘off the grid’ is becoming an increasingly popular choice for people looking to reduce their carbon footprint, assert their independence, save money and avoid reliance on fossil fuels. It also means a change of lifestyle and in many senses, the eradication of luxuries. Usually when people say they are living ‘off the grid’ they … Continued

Easy steps to ‘go green’ at home

Easy steps to ‘go green’ at home

As the expression goes, ‘the road to hell is paved with good intentions’. For many, the resolve to save money and the environment by making a few simple changes soon falls into a cobweb filled crevice, joining the likes of promises to lose a few kg’s before summer, quitting smoking and sticking to only one … Continued