there is no planet B

Celebrating people and organisations undertaking positive steps towards a new, earth-friendly, consumer economy.

Introducing Planet Protector™

Planet Protector is a South African campaign to foster a softer consumer-footprint on the planet. It aims to inspire people, brand owners and businesses to produce and consume more consciously.

The environmental impact of humanity’s unsustainable production and consumption of throw-away products and packaging rivals that of climate change. We need to change the game, now. Because there is no Planet B.

Planet Protector employs 1) a certification scheme and 2) a social media platform to mobilise, motivate and monitor change. It celebrates brave steps towards sustainability whilst challenging laggards to up their game.

The planetary impact of humanity’s unsustainable production and consumption of throw-away products and packaging rivals that of climate change. We need to change the game, now. Because there is no Planet B.

Planet Protector employs a certification and membership scheme as well as a social media platform to mobilise and monitor change. It celebrates brave steps towards sustainability whilst challenging laggards to up their game.

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The Good

Find information on zero waste stores, eco-friendly packaging suppliers, green events,  like minded organisations and businesses that are making a difference for our oceans!

The Bad

Our listing of businesses and organisations using polystyrene, excessive packaging and single use plastics. Encourage them to change and help us create a better city.

Help Us Ban EPS In Durban

Many Durbanites are unaware of the impact of EPS and enjoy the material because it is cheap, light, insulating and disposable. However, it has a dark side.

Understanding The Plastic Problem

Every minute, one garbage truck of plastic is dumped into our oceans. By 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean, by mass, unless we change. Find out more about the issues around Plastic Pollution in our oceans

Plastic Alternatives

Plastic Alternatives

Plastic free July is a global initiative that raises awareness about plastic pollution and encourages citizens to think about their consumerism habits. With plastic Free July around the corner here are some of our stop picks for reducing plastic waste:

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

The Kwazulu-Natal Society of Arts is calling on residents to the take on the Plastic free July Challenge, (click here for more info)where you can find different elements of what the month is about.

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