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.
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
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
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
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
Each year since 1997, people around the globe have celebrated World Wetlands Day, on the 2nd of February, to raise public awareness of the importance and value of wetlands. This specific day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in the Iranian city of
The Garden Route Fire Commemoration Event and Climate Change Indaba was held on the 9th of June 2021 and attended by Sharples Environmental Services. The Indaba was hosted by the Garden Route District Municipality and the Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF). The theme for this year’s Garden Route Fire Commemoration
World Turtle Day is celebrated every year on May 23rd with the intention of spreading awareness to help conserve turtle populations. There are only seven species of sea turtles on Earth, and all of them except two (the Flatback turtle and Kemp’s Ridley turtle) visit South Africa. Sadly, all five