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RESPONSIBLE RECYCLING: Table Mountain green initiatives include making recycling containers available to visitors. Table Mountain is part of the Responsible Tourism Pilot Project. Picture: Jason Boud
KICKER: The urban playground being built at the V&A Waterfront has a built-in solar panel that powers a light inside the cave play area. Picture: Gareth Smit
PEDAL POWER: The V&A Waterfront encourages visitors to walk or cycle by providing pedestrian paths and bike racks. Picture: Gareth Smit
TAKING A WALK: Lisa Cohen walks through the labyrinth at Green Point Park, an eco-friendly urban park that draws tourists and locals alike. Picture: Gareth Smit
The tourism industry in Cape Town is going green… and making some green while they’re at it. Answering the call of tourists who want to enjoy the city’s natural beauty without damaging it, government, NGO and private initiatives that offer environmentally friendly holidays are attracting plenty of business.