Category: Waste and Pollution

Solid, liquid, gaseous waste. Plastic pollution, air pollution, water pollution. Sewage spills. The ravages of big companies which keep mass producing things people waste.

Nurdles are Nonsense!Nurdles are Nonsense!

Nurdles are nonsense according to our Earth Kids. Nurdles do not make sense. Think about all the plastic items you have in your home. These could include plastic bags, food packaging, tupperware, cups, the toaster and even your cell phone. Now think about the millions of tiny plastic balls that ...

Sewage Pollution!Sewage Pollution!

Earth Kids have been learning about sewage pollution. They have focused on one of the local streams which flows into False Bay: the Else River has suffered ongoing sewage pollution thanks to broken pipes, bursting sewers and lack of maintenance in the area. This catchment is enjoyed by children and ...

Of Poplar Trees and WaterOf Poplar Trees and Water

Koos Burger is Very Sad Koos Burger is very sad. “The Else River smells like sewage,” he says, pointing to the thick brown and black sludge lining the banks of this picturesque river that runs through the Glencairn Rotary Camp grounds. Koos is sad because some 9 000 disadvantaged youth ...

Earth Kids act on Else RiverEarth Kids act on Else River

When Earth Kids act on Else River, they tackle an issue close to their hearts: water, water conservation, ecosystem health and biodiversity preservation. They have learned how intricate such natural resources are and how necessary they are to human survival on this planet. Earth Kids are all about taking action ...