Eating Wild - Urban Foraging

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Eating Wild – Urban Foraging

There is a new trend taking off in cities around the world – urban foraging entails sourcing free fruits, greens, vegetables and other wild foods from around the city.

In this Planet Green video, “G Word” correspondent Stephen Brooks creates an exotic salad from his urban foraging adventure in Los Angeles.

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Portable Solar Oven

I love solar cookers, well who doesn’t using them is really a no brainer (free energy, cutting carbon and a great tan!), but I would never have dreamed about taking them away on a hiking or camping holiday, that’s is until now!

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Solar Kettles

If you’re into camping or traveling and looking for a way to harness the sun’s energy on the go – then check out this light weight, super portable and eco friendly solar cooking solutions. Bonus is that you can use it at home too.

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The wonderful Wonderbag

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Wonderbag where you save energy, time and money every time you cook! 
Wonderbags are  insulated, heat-retention cooking bags that enable energy efficient, fuss-free cooking from vegetable curries to simple rice and soups. In this video food writer Katie Bishop shows us how to cook a gourmet meal the Wonderbag way.

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Do the Green Thing

Exploring green culture from a fun, quirky angle, with the help of brilliant videos and inspiring stories from creative people and community members around the world, Green Thing focuses on seven things you can do to lead a greener life – and enjoy 

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Roll it Home

Imagine a home that could transform with the spin of a wheel! The Roll It experimental house designed by students at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany, cleverly incorporates multiple uses inside one small flexible living space. The homeowner can change the structure of the house simply by walking in the center to rotate it. Seen on detail

The best commute

Monday Morning inspiration. Let’s make commuting a ride in the park – commuting in Cape Town could look a lot like this video if Table Mountain Park opened more of their jeep tracks and trails to bicycles! What do you think

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Umbrella’s to Harvest rainwater

Emotive video from India, put a unique spin on rainwater harvesting and shows how an upside down umbrella can become a personal rain catcher. The film seeks to deliver a simple message: Rain water belongs to each of us and that we should collect and share. Below are some pics of more umbrella harvesters.

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#moonlightmass

The brain child of Daniel Graham (@Cpt.Grimmy) and Elad Kirshenbaum (@onekcollection) #moonlightmass is a casual night bicycle ride starting at the Green Point Circle on a full moon once a month. Started as a social experiment on Twitter the ride has been gaining popularity and on the last ride there were over 200 riders raising awareness for cycling in the city and the safety of cyclists in the urban environment. `NEXT RIDE: Monday the 4th of June at 21:00, MEETING AT  Green Point turning circle.

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Project 90 Clubs

Project 90 by 2030 challenges South Africans to reduce their carbon footprint and change the way they live and relate to the environment. This fun stop frame animation was conceived and directed by Daniel Robinson, photographed and edited by Michael Struwig, audio and sound effects by Thulisa Nyathela, Ludwe Mlumbi, Nkosinathi Madyosi and Ongeziwe Nyengane. Read on for about the making of the video …

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