TGH reports on food energy nexus

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Two TGH papers, “Developing an understanding of the energy implications of wasted food and waste disposal” and “Energy as an input in the food value chain” have been released. The papers are available from the WWF, for whom these studies were conducted: http://www.wwf.org.za/what_we_do/food_water_energy_nexus/
 
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Student funding opportunity

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The Green House is working with the University of Cape Town on the development of a minerals beneficiation strategy for KZN province. An opportunity exists for a student seeking funding for a Masters degree to work on this project. Please click here for further details.  Read More…

TGH sponsors bike mechanics

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We are happy to hear that we have helped to put two bicycle mechanics in business in disadvantaged communities. Last year The Green House sponsored James Eesterhuizen and Trevor Henry to receive basic bike repair and business skills training from the Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN), which put them on track Read More…

LCA on milk production

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The Green House’s life cycle assessment (LCA) study of South African milk production has been featured in the latest issue of the SA Association for Food Science and Technology’s quarterly magazine, FST. This study, undertaken for the WWF Sustainable Business programme, assessed the life cycle environmental implications of milk production Read More…

Energy Efficiency in Supermarkets

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The August 2012 Journal of Energy in South Africa includes an article co-authored by Brett Cohen of The Green House, which compares various options for improving energy efficiency in supermarkets. The article provides an extensive list of technologies available to this sector of the economy, and compares technology characteristics and Read More…

The Green House is growing!

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The Green House is expanding, and is proud to welcome three new members:

  • Dr Lauren Basson holds a PhD from the University of Sydney and a BSc and MSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town. After completing her PhD Lauren joined the Centre for Environmental Strategy at
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GHG emissions from mining & minerals

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The final report on a study conducted by The Green House for the National Planning Commission (NPC) has been released. The study sought to explore projections of greenhouse gas emissions from a selection of commodities in the mining and minerals sector under a number of different scenarios . The scenarios Read More…