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!
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!
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
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!
For the past three weeks the Call-2-Action team has been hard at work on the first pilot area, Settlers Way. So far they have cleaned out gutters, picked up waste on pavements, and continue to remove other piles of litter randomly discarded on open spaces.
The public can now spot and report waste-ridden areas to the Call-2-Action team and BCMM through an application called Story Map Crowdsource. The Story Map Crowdsource application gives users the opportunity to create a Crowdsourced story where people can contribute pictures with a caption, location and description of what their image entails. GIS practitioner and … More New Way To Spot and Report Waste
On the 17th, Call-2-Action held a site meeting at St. George’s park, Southernwood to discuss the positioning of the recycle drop-off stations as well as the pilot site offices. Potential upgrades of the park for beautification and a variety of outdoor activities were also included in the discussions. The meeting was attended by the … More Discussing Plans for Southernwood Park
A team of designers and engineers who have pledged their time and expertise towards Call-2-Action are currently designing pilot site offices which will also serve as drop-off stations for recyclable waste. TCN Architects is leading the design of the pilot site offices which