City hosts Waste to Art Market

This summer the City of Cape Town: Solid Waste Management Department is hosting a ‘Waste to Art’ market at the Company’s Garden to show how one person’s waste can become another’s art. The market will run from 09:00 – 18:00 daily, from 1 to 16 December 2012, and all residents and visitors are welcome to attend – free of charge. The market is ideal for environmentally friendly festive season shopping. The ‘Waste to Art’ Market is also an educational experience which seeks to create awareness about waste minimisation. It showcases the importance and the role of the public in assisting […]

Well done to Coffeebeans Routes – Participant in the RT Pilot Project

The following article about Coffeebeans Route, who is one of the RT Pilot Participants, was published by Todd Pitock in The New York Times on 28 November 2012. BEBE ROSE, a Cameroonian who owns Bebe’s restaurant in Cape Town, stood with her arms folded and peered down with one brow raised as she scanned the plates of unfinished food spread out before me.  “What’s the matter?” she asked. “You don’t like my food?”                                  I did like her food. There were stews of kidney beans and okra, meat and starches. It was true that one item, the tripe, pushed my […]