For a few months now, the people of Moka have access to new public bins for efficient waste recycling. However, missorting remains common: here is THE right way to sort waste!
Only 6% of waste produced in Mauritius is recycled. The figure is alarming and as a sustainable city, Moka has undertaken to encourage sorting by providing the city’s main neighbourhoods with a dozen voluntary drop-off points.
If your inner eco-warrior is worried about the impact of lockdown on our planet, here are some green ideas you can implement from the comfort of your home.
Here’s an original idea to keep young and old alike entertained until lockdown is over. Anyone can grow their own “anti-crisis” vegetable garden. You only need some ready-to-eat vegetables to get started! Aurore Rouzzi tells us more on this topic.
After winning the Smart City Mobility Challenge, the French company, wever is about to present a tailored mobility plan for Moka Smart City based on a wide-ranging online survey, Moka Move.
Moka Smart City has shifted its focus in recent years to renewable energy. In line with this environmentally friendly approach, Vivéa Business Park’s Piazza has been equipped with solar panels that are unique in Mauritius and five rooftop photovoltaic farms have been installed recently.
The six finalists of the Smart City Mobility Challenge made a final pitch at the Turbine, Moka Smart City on Wednesday 31 July 2019.
On June 19th and 20th, Caudan Arts Centre hosted a regional gathering, of which Moka Smart City was a proud sponsor.
Organising a sports event is a golden opportunity to bring talented local artists into the spotlight. As exemplified at the Moka Tennis Open, with wooden medals and trophies bearing Grafitag Ltd’s mark, a local company under the label of Made in Moris. Meet the pair of enthusiasts.
Waste sorting and recycling, vegetable and medicinal gardens, awareness-raising activities... Schools in the region of Moka and Saint Pierre are integrating ecology and sustainable development at the heart of their curriculum, Ecological projects are blooming at École du Centre, St Pierre RCA and Lycée des Mascareignes.
It's done! Since the 18th of December 2018, all PwC teams have taken possession of their brand new Head Office in the Moka Smart City. For Anthony Leung Shing, Country Senior Partner PwC, the objective was clear, "to create an inspiring workplace. This new PwC Center must provide a comfortable and sustainable environment, which will focus on collaboration, flexibility and technology. "
Gabrielle Brun’s contribution to the Moka Smart City cuts across the social and spatial dimensions of the development. The urban architect assists ENL in organising and managing spaces in a coherent way to achieve a harmonious interaction between man and nature.
Meet Yaasir Hosenie, LEED Clerk at GCC (construction company) & sneak peek of the site works.
Did you know that only 0.3% of the total amount of water present on Earth is spring water, fit for human use (the rest being mainly ocean water, making up for 97% of the whole)?
Reduce road congestion and C02 emissions, make it possible to travel to work on foot or by bike, provide a calm setting to its inhabitants…
Moka Smart City’s initiative aims towards genuine ecological advancement, through the implementation of a new model of sustainable development.
This 3,230 square-metre, three-level (basement, ground floor and first floor) edifice in Moka has been housing the head office of the Group since 2012. Light, space and simplicity are key features of the building, which blends perfectly with its natural and cultural environment.
The acronym LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, a US certification system for various urban development projects worldwide. “We chose to go through this certification process to show that we do not view sustainable development merely as a theoretical principle.