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SES participates in International Coastal Clean-up Day

Sharples Environmental Services celebrates International Coastal Clean-up Day by participating in a local beach clean-up. International Coastal Clean-up Day is one of the largest clean-up drives for beaches and coastlines. The day was started to bring awareness to the growing pollution on various beaches around the world. South Africa has

World Water Week 2022

This week we celebrate World Water Week under the theme of “Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water.” This means that to understand the value of water we need to look at the ways in which we perceive the world’s water challenges. Water is a valuable resource in terms of:

The SES Plastic Free July Pledge

Join Sharples Environmental Services in taking the “Plastic Free July Pledge” Let us do our part in refusing, reducing, reusing, and recycling plastic. Keep an eye on our social media pages, for the weekly Plastic Free July tips we will be sharing. This week our tip is: Avoid Cling Wrap

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

On the 17th of June is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. This years’ theme is “Rising up from drought together”, with the emphasis on the need for precautionary measures to avoid disastrous consequences for humanity and the planetary ecosystems. SDG15 aims to promote sustainable land use, combat desertification

Renewable Energy: Global Wind Day

The 15th of June 2022 is #GlobalWindDay. A day to celebrate the power and possibilities of wind energy. Wind energy is a clean-sustainable energy source that is cost-effective and contributes to employment opportunities. The benefits of wind energy are supported by SDG 7, which aims to ensure access to affordable,

SES Celebrates World Oceans Day with a Beach Clean-up

Sharples Environmental Services celebrated #WorldOceansDay, on 8 June 2022, by cleaning up Derdesteen beach, Blaauwberg Nature Reserve.  The World Oceans Day theme this year is “Revitalisation: collective action for the ocean.” The theme is a reminder of our collective duty to protect and revitalise the ocean as a life-sustaining system.

SES Celebrates World Environment Day, 5 June 2022

On the 5th of June 2022 we celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay with the theme of #OnlyOneEarth #OnlyOneEarth reiterates the reality of our Earth’s finite resources and the urgent need for transformative change in policies and choices that enable cleaner, greener, and sustainable living in harmony with nature. Legislative Protection Biodiversity and ecosystem

Celebrating Biodiversity and Endangered Species Day

This weekend we celebrate two important awareness days: Endangered Species Day – 20 May 2022  Biodiversity Day – Sunday, 22 May 2022 The international theme for Biodiversity Day, 22 May 2022, is ‘Building a shared future for all Life’. The theme highlights how biodiversity is the foundation upon which we

Compost Week 2022: Recipe for Regeneration

The goal of International Compost Awareness Week (1 May to 7 May) is to increase awareness about the importance of organic waste composting and its benefits. The theme for #CompostWeek 2022 is ‘Recipe for Regeneration’. What does ‘Recipe for Regeneration’ mean? The theme draws on the regenerative agriculture movement which

National Water Week 2022

21 to 27 March 2022 is National Water Week. National Water Week 2022 highlights the importance of the often disregarded but increasingly valued ground water resources. Given the expected population growth, coupled with the impacts of climate change on surface water, there is a need to optimise the water mix