Drayton Brown | Invest Buffalo City The BKCOB’s Call-2-Action initiative is alive and well and ready to work with you towards achieving the vision of a cleaner city. To recap, the Call-2-Action is a recycling and waste minimisation initiative that will change the very environment we live in – not an easy task when asking … More Love Your City!
With so many more people staying at home during lockdown, household waste generation increased, but recyclers and collection companies were not able to operate until restrictions were recently eased. Both the recycling sector and the environment needs your support now, more than ever before. You can pledge your commitment to better recycling habits by joining … More Recycling During Lockdown
The Call2Action Initiative and its stakeholders hosted the schools & vendor recycling awards at East London Orient Theatre on Tuesday, 29 October 2019. The awards were aimed at recognising the top schools and vendors who participated in the recycling programme this year, by preventing massive amounts of waste from reaching landfill sites. Call2Action is a … More Call2Action Schools & Vendor Recycling Awards
It is without doubt that the investment and business landscape is gloomy with poor economic growth and an increase in unemployment. This is particularly the case in Buffalo City and its surrounds as all sectors are constrained, except the largest sector – Automotive. Along with this sector, there a few more rays of sunshine. The … More INVEST BUFFALO CITY, C-2-A and new Opportunities
The Call-2-Action began as a collective business discussion on remedying to some of the “crime and grime” issues that plague Buffalo City. After weeks of deliberations, a consensus was reached to collaborate with the publics sector. This culminated into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Business, spear-headed by the Border-Kei Chamber of Business (BKCOB), Buffalo … More Call-2-Action Partnership continues for 3 more years
Recycling plastic bags is essential to waste reduction and the conservation of non-renewable natural resources. Bag2TheFuture (B2TF) is a new initiative that is set to launch on the 15th of November to promote recycling of plastic beyond bags. B2TF is the brainchild of Call-2-Action, Ecopack, Leader Packaging and DNF. This #Bag2TheFuture initiative will tackle a … More #Bag2TheFuture will help divert more bags from landfill
With its commitment to achieving zero packaging waste to landfill by 2022, Woolworths has launched the customer trial of an integrated reverse vending machine in its flagship green store, Woolworths Palmyra, in Claremont. This is good news for the many South African consumers who have called on retailers and manufacturers to reduce packaging waste. The vending machine, which identifies recyclability by scanning product bar codes, was tested … More Woolworths pilots South Africa’s first in-store recycling vending machine
In a movement to end marine plastic pollution, Corona beer and Parley for the Beaches have partnered in conducting a clean-up for the Eastern Beach on the 19th of June 2018 Coroner’s partnership with Parley, which is a group of surfers that go around the world cleaning up the beaches is the first step to … More Corona x Parley pledges to end marine plastic pollution by starting with Eastern Beach!
South African Breweries (SAB) / Anheuser-Busch InBev (Ab-Inbev) has pledged R250 000 to the Call-2-Action Campaign to further clean and green Buffalo City. The timing could not be perfect as the partnership will enable to keep the teams on Settlers Way and Quigney cleaning the city for a further 6 months. It’s close to 2 years … More SAB Sponsors Call-2-Action!
Each one of us can play a part in making the planet a better place. There is no alternative plan, let’s all work together to #BeatPlasticPollution Items like plastic packaging, bags and bottles are thrown away every day, and end up in trash sites as well as in forests, creeks, rivers, seas, and oceans around … More Today is World Environmental Day!