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
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
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
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
A happy new year to all our stakeholders, sponsors, and BCM residents. 2016 was nothing short of successful for Call-2-Action, and it is all thanks to the dedicated individuals and organisations who pledged their time, professional skills, and financial resources to making the project a reality. The Call-2-Action team worked tirelessly throughout the festive season, … More Hello 20KeepItClean!
Some of East London’s prominent business organisations which have actively taken steps to clean their localities have echoed the need for business involvement in creating cleaner city spaces.
The December holidays will find Gonubie beach and surroundings looking stunning for residents and guests; thanks to efforts by the Gonubie Superspar who gave the beach a facelift on Thursday, 8 December.