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Water-smart projects in WC nominated for annual eco awards

The Eco-Logic Awards recognise inspiring conservation efforts in various sectors, such as water.

The annual awards celebrate eco-heroes and innovators who find solutions to environmental challenges.

There are 14 award categories, including recycling, transport, climate change, biodiversity, and water conservation.

Read: Smart water device 'Dropula' installed in 173 schools in WC - saving over R2m

The founder of the Eco-Logic Awards, David Parry-Davies, says many of the nominees this year are initiatives operating in the Western Cape.

Davies describes some of the projects, including an ecolatrine sanitation project, and water-saving efforts at the following places:

  • Langrug Informal Settlement near Franschhoek
  • Table Bay Hotel
  • Avis Rent a Car

Judges will meet in April to assess all the entries, before crowning winners on 5 June 2018, World Environment Day.

Visit the Eco-Logic Awards website to learn more and enter here.

Take a listen to him explain how Cape projects are saving water:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Water-smart projects in WC nominated for annual eco awards


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