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The Big Issue 2012-13 Collector’s Edition: join the movement against unemployment

The Big Issue’s 2012-13 Collector’s Edition is hitting the streets on 23 November, and features 60 South African stars and their thoughts on the country's big issues of the year pro bono t

22 November | 2012

New Cape Town market for waste turned into art

Turning recyclable materials into art is a growing industry and 40 of Cape Town’s best upcycling entrepreneurs will be displaying their wares in The Company’s Garden as part of the Waste to Art Mar

22 November | 2012

Urban food gardening in the Central City

Just imagine looking down on the CBD of Cape Town from a plane and instead of a seeing a sea of bare desolate, high-rise rooftops, you looked down on a productive, agricultural cityscape.

1 November | 2012

In praise of the bollard

Recently local business owners, the St Martini Evangelical Lutheran Church, the City of Cape Town and the CCID collaborated to install a set of new bollards in upper Long Street.

23 October | 2012

Conscientious consumption: saving the planet while going grocery shopping

Every time you go shopping you can contribute to sustainable community projects, support animal welfare initiatives and environmentally friendly farming practices – or even help save the rhinos – w

11 September | 2012

New SMS line makes it easy to help the homeless, responsibly

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to know that your next donation to someone living on the street was used to help rather than hinder that person’s chances of making a positive change in their lives?

12 July | 2012