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National Water Week 2023 – Accelerating change

This week the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is celebrating National Water Week in South Africa. The 22nd of March also marks World Water Day 2023, a day abserved by the United Nations that highlights the importance of fresh water. The theme for this year is “Accelerating Change” and

Global Recycling Day 2023

18 March is Global Recycling Day! Awareness of recycling has increased significantly in recent years with more recycling initiatives, incentives for local communities, and with many local municipalities now collecting recyclable material as well as providing drop-off sites to residents. Recycling is a fundamental aspect in the fight against climate

International Climate Action Day

Today we celebrate International Climate Action Day! A movement for all concerned about climate change. Each of us has noticed or felt the impacts of climate change. Environmental consequences such as storms, drought, heatwaves, rising sea levels, warming oceans and habitat destruction has been on the rise. As the impacts

SES attends the IAIA Climate Change Symposium

Sharples Environmental Services attended the IAIA Climate Change Symposium at the CTICC in Cape Town from the 26th of September to the 28th of September 2022. The event hosted environmental and sustainability consultants, lawyers, climate change specialists, social consultants, regulators, government officials, scholars and so many more from all over

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,