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!
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.
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