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Solving Environmental Woes with Innovative Carbon Solutions: A Look into Tweak Carbon's Perspective
While the challenges consumers face in adopting sustainable habits are substantial, businesses can be instrumental in creating a more sustainable future
How Cape Town Saved Itself from Day Zero
Let's explore how the city achieved this seemingly impossible feat.
How a vintage furniture store is using the power of community to build a sustainable business
I met with Garance, to talk to me about how Maison Cape Town got started and how they’re helping others live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Eco kondo: the sustainable art of cleaning up
Here are three tried and tested eco alternatives to harsh chemical cleaning agents, made from ingredients you can find at home
Composting 101: Sounds complicated, actually isn't
We’ve brought together everything you need to know to begin to compost at home.
Carbon neutral air travel
Globally, flying counts towards 5% of all greenhouse gas emissions. A return flight from Jo'burg to Cape Town, emits almost 500 kg of carbon dioxide.
Tweak Carbon: Empowering Behavioural Change for a Sustainable Future
Much like the way calorie information on food packages revolutionised consumer choices, we believe that change begins with individuals.
Earth Week at Tweak Carbon: The Importance of Circularity
As we celebrate Earth Week, it's crucial to reflect on the impact we have on our planet and what we can do to minimise it
The Future of Sustainability in South Africa: Insights from the 1.5 Degree Conference in Cape Town
The 1.5 Degree Conference in Cape Town highlighted South Africa's commitment to sustainable growth and development.
The state of recycling in South Africa
While many of us try to manage our own waste through recycling, it is not as simple, or effective, as you might think.
What’s the deal with carbon dioxide?
Carbon dioxide (CO2) in its most basic form, is a gas that consists of one part carbon and two parts oxygen.
Everything you need to know about carbon offsetting
Offsetting your carbon footprint is a proactive and meaningful way to take action on climate change
Why decolonising sustainable beauty matters
The power of the beauty industry is almost exclusively held by Western brands and wealthy conglomerates.
Penelope Lea: Sustainability is one of the most beautiful words I know
The brave teenager – often referred to as “Norway’s Greta Thunberg” – has led The Children’s Climate Panel (Barnas Klimapanel) and held impactful...
Shein Crowned Most Popular Brand of 2022
Cheap clothes, fleeting trends and social media have elevated fast-fashion in general consumers’ lives
How much do you know about climate change?
We’ve got a quiz for you that answers all of these things. We talk about hot baths, chocolate, good meals… it’s all quite romantic really.
Reflections on Black Friday
Nobody is unaware of what Black Friday is. Crazy huge deals on everything you could imagine - from cosmetics to cakes, to cars...
Corporate Greenwashing In The Era of Sustainability
The discourse around sustainability efforts and the transparent communication of such is rapidly changing. With global collaborative efforts to...
How serious is the climate crisis?
The Earth is getting hotter. Even the biggest climate change pessimists (more on that later) agree. The reasons are as follows...