**Updated Public Notice: Join George Municipality in Big Cleanup Project for World Cleanup Day
Issued by George Municipality 19 September 2022 for immediate release*
George Municipality’s Cleansing team together with other government stakeholders will be holding a Big Cleanup Project from 20-21 September 2022, from 09:00-13:00 each day, in celebration and to raise awareness of World Cleanup Day.
According to Grace Notshokovu from the Cleansing department, an education/ awareness campaign will also be part of the project.
World Cleanup Day unites millions of volunteers, governments and organisations in 191 countries to tackle the global waste problem and build up the new and sustainable world.
The day is held over the course of a 24-hour period, on the 3rd Saturday of September annually. World Cleanup Day aims to raise awareness of the mismanaged waste crisis by mobilizing all spheres of society to participate in cleanup actions. It is coordinated by the global organisation Let’s Do It! World.
_Members of the public are welcome to join in and assist in their areas with with cleanup project.
Please note, no cleanup will go ahead today, Monday, 19 September 2022, due to the bad weather conditions.
*Cleanups will continue tomorrow as follow:
Tuesday 20 September 2022, 09:00: Lawaaikamp Bottom of Garcia Street-STARTING POINT
Tuesday 20 September 2022, 09:00: Thembalethu Zone 9 along the N2
Wednesday 21 September 2022, 09:00 Rosedale along the N2
Wednesday 21 September 2022, 09:00 Parkdene along the N2*
Please bring with gloves, a hat, water and comfortable shoes – we will provide bags for the litter.