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Real Stories | Plastic Free Challenge | Nicole Daniels

EPISODE 6 | Plastic Free Challenge Nicole Daniels, Stories from the City Edge, Fishhoek, Cape Town Lives with her husband and two children aged 11 and 6 on the Southern Peninsula of Cape Town and tutors and researches in the Gender and Development Dept of UCT.   I am a researcher, I am writing my […]

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Real Stories | Plastic Free Challenge | Hayley McLellan 1

EPISODE 5 | Plastic Free Challenge Hayley McLellan, Stories from the City Centre, Cape Town An environmental campaigner who runs Rethink the Bag South Africa and shops for herself from her home base in Seapoint, she took the Plastic Free July challenge to the extreme as she has already cut out most single-use plastics from […]


Real Stories | Plastic Free Challenge | Scone Malone

Practical solutions, upcycling ideas and exciting alternatives to plastic from Cape Town. EPISODE 4 | Plastic Free Challenge Scone Malone, Stories from the Southern Suburbs, Cape Town Hello everybody, my name is Scone and I live in the cold and lush Southern suburbs of Cape Town. I live with three friends who are all doing […]

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Real Stories | Plastic Free Challenge | Rhian Berning

  What I realised from going even more Plastic Free this July is that single-use plastic is most often synonymous with convenience…   EPISODE 3 | Plastic Free Challenge Rhian Berning, Stories from a Small Town, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route The Founder of Eco Atlas lives in a cottage next to the forest with her […]


Real Stories | Plastic Free Challenge | Gogo Mzimkhulu 1

Wise words, questions, struggles and solutions to the plastic free challenge from the Eastern Cape. Gogo Mzimkhulu, Stories from Kabega Park, Port Elizabeth A company administrator and a traditional healer who lives in a working class suburb in the Eastern Cape and shops for herself as well as for all the regular visits from friends […]

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Real Stories | Plastic Free Challenge | Lisl Barry 1

Lisl Barry, Stories from a Rural Home, Gamkaberg Reserve, Klein Karoo A Fine Artist and author of “52 Ways To Grow Creative Children” Lisl lives on the CapeNature reserve which her husband manages with their two daughters aged 12 and 14. Their closest town is Oudtshoorn.   My quest to reduce my landfill waste came […]


Real Stories | Plastic Free July Challenge | Intro

Going Plastic Free in July has been an interesting and eye opening experience for many of us, so I thought it would be really valuable to have all our stories in one place so we can recognise the similarities in the difficulties we face when attempting a plastic free lifestyle and share solutions and ideas […]

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Raise Your Consumer Voice – It Works 1

I have had so many queries as to whether I am in any way involved with the new Pick n Pay marketing campaign called Super Animals because of the open letter I wrote to them last year asking them to withdraw their plastic Stikeez. I’m not connected to their new campaign, but it appears they […]