The BKCOB on Thursday awarded five East London schools involved in the Call2Action initiative’s school recycling programme for having collected the most amount of recyclables. The schools programme, which aimed to educate learners about recycling, and how it can benefit the environment, was started in February and initially involved 32 schools. President Primary, Lilyfontein School, … More Top Schools in Recycling Programme Awarded
This multi-stakeholder initiative driven by the BKCOB has been implementing the Clean and Green city project since November 2016.Since inception, call2action has reached a number of milestones, and has been involved in other initiatives which include the Coca Cola Beverages SA Beach front cleanup. Here are ten things you need to know about the project: … More Ten things You Need To Know About Call2Action!
On Friday 15 September Coca Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) cleaned up the East London Beachfront as one of their Corporate Social Investment initiatives. Over 100 CCBSA employees, joined by Call2Action, the Department of Environmental Affairs, and the Buffalo City Municipality, cleaned up the face of the city just a day before International Coastal Cleanup … More Coke Cleans E.L Beachfront
Over three hundred volunteers came out in support of the Southernwood cleanup held by Call2Action stakeholders last week in commemoration of Mandela Day. Mercedes Benz South Africa, DNF Waste and Environmental Services, Buffalo City Metro, and the Buffalo City Metropolitan Development Agency provided man power to tackle the scourge of waste which covered most parts of … More The Southernwood Cleanup in Photos!
To celebrate Madiba month, call2action stakeholders invite you to join them on their massive clean up campaign which will be in Southernwood on July 27. Mercedes Benz SA, DNF Waste and Environmental Services, Buffalo City Metro, and the Buffalo City Metropolitan Development Agency will provide man power to tackle the scourge of waste which covers … More Join Us For Massive Southernwood Clean Up!
Call2Action stakeholders launched another waste drop-off station in Quigney, the second area earmarked for the initiative’s clean and green city programme, on Thursday June 15. The Quigney launch followed just days after the C2A launched its first site in Settlers Way on 5 June, and counts as yet another milestone for this ground breaking project. … More Second Drop-off Site Launched
The first of four waste drop-off sites in areas demarcated as key for improvement within the city by Call-2-Action stakeholders was officially launched on Monday 5 June. Waste drop off sites will be used by businesses and the community to drop off all their recyclable waste. The Settler’s Way site was launched by Buffalo City … More Waste Drop-off Site Launched
Developments in the Call-2-Action initiative have seen to the reopening of the waste buyback centre in Oriental Plaza, a central point for schools and the larger BCM community to drop off recyclables. Buffalo City Municipality handed the facility over to DNF Waste and Environmental services to operate as part of Call-2-Action and BCM’s drive to … More Financial Freedom for Waste Collectors
Call-2-Action is calling on all businesses and individuals to get involved in this ground breaking initiative to create a cleaner and greener Buffalo City. Below is a list of all the materials required to set up pilot site offices at each of the four pilot area. The site offices will serve as drop off points … More How can you help?
Uncertainty about what to do with waste materials will soon be a thing of the past for Buffalo City Municipality residents with the reopening of the Waste Buy-back Centre at the Oriental Plaza, in North End. The buy-back centre was originally operated by the municipality for a project which ended in April 2016. BCM has … More Waste Buy Back Centre available!