1. Dan Barwick is an eco entrepreneur.  A few years ago he risked his family’s future on making compost. Today he runs Turfnet, the largest landscaping and composting company in Johannesburg and has branched into managing the production of vermicast (he’s “managing” because, as he says, “the worms do all the work, I just make sure that […]


  2. The balance in life

    Just over 20 years ago, I wrote a book with two prominent environmentalists – Brian Huntley and Roy Siegfried – about the future environmental possibilities for South Africa. The model we used in the book was that human wellbeing had to be a balance between economic development, quality of life and environmental health.