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The GreenCape online resource library

GreenCape provides credible, quality resources to assist investors, businesses and others interest or working in the green economy. The tools and resources are grouped by focus area, and type, for easy access.

 

GreenCape has released a new case study which focuses on the reuse of builders rubble from an old berm (raised barrier) in Hermanus. Read more


GreenCape has collated some pertinent data points and developed a Cape Town Drought Timeline documenting the events that led up to the 2017/18 water crisis until the present day. Read more


South Africa’s unique history of institutionalised racial discrimination, which systematically excluded non-white people from meaningful participation in the national economy, necessitates specific measures to address race-based social and economic inequality. Read more


GreenCape has published a policy brief titled; A case for integration: Water resource and development planning in the Berg Water Management Area. Read more


Businesses are investing in water efficiency solutions and alternative water sources due to the drought. However, there are solutions that will make financial sense even when the drought is over... Read more


GreenCape has published an industry brief promoting the business case for solar PV installations in the Western Cape. Read more


On the 6th of December, the Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town hosted a groundwater information event.  Topics of discussion included an overview of groundwater resources in... Read more


On the 29th of November, the City of Cape Town hosted a drought crisis meeting and exhibition event. The event was an opportunity for plumbers, as well as those involved with... Read more


In response to business interest and requests for information, GreenCape has developed a report on the business case for biogas from solid wastes in the Western Cape. Read more


By separating food or organic waste from your business’ general waste stream, you can save on logistics and landfilling costs, operate more sustainably and comply with new waste management regulations... Read more


On the 19th of October 2017 the City of Cape Town (CoCT) hosted an energy, water and waste forum. Read more


During the recent Cape Construction Expo, held on 23 August 2017, GreenCape and Stellenbosch University’s Civil Engineering Department highlighted the collaborative work being done to determine whether processed rubble can... Read more


On September 10th South Africa’s Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies, issued a notice to designate Atlantis a Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Read more


GreenCape, with assistance from the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, has developed interactive maps indicating the location and abattoir throughput for red meat, poultry and ostriches in the Western Cape. Read more