But what does this all mean and why should the Average Joe Bloggs care?
We all want nice furniture for our home; a wooden dining table, wooden flooring etc, but how often do you question where the wood has come from? Have you considered how your dining table came to be? From forests, often in Asia or South America, to timber factories; into Europe and the shop floor and finally into your home?
EIA welcomes Friday’s agreement by the European Union institutions on European wide measures to address lightweight plastic carrier bags.
Once adopted the new rules will allow EU countries to choose either to impose mandatory charges for plastic bags, or to introduce measures to reduce consumption of single use plastic bags to 90 bags per person by end of 2019 and 40 bags per person by the end of 2025 (the EU average in 2010 was 198).
On the 1st of March 2015 at 11am the Introductory #Instawalk of the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance will take place at Birds of Eden. Being our very first #Instawalk we hope to have a memorable occasion. We will only be able to host 20 enthusiastic #Instagrammers so contact Vijver on firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible to get your name on the list. The winner of our #InstawalkSV will receive a one year membership for them and a companion worth R1500. This membership allows you and your companion to visit Monkeyland, Birds of Eden as well as Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary as many times as you like during a 365 day period! This membership will open doors to amazing #Wildlifephotography moments that will leave you breathless and who knows…maybe even put you on the map as a serious #WildlifeInstagrammer. We are hoping to have annual #InstawalkSV throughout the year and will keep interested parties updated on the development of them. So what are you waiting for get your name on the list ASAP!