George Municipality’s Cleansing team together with other government stakeholders will be holding a Big Cleanup Project from 19-21 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.
See the schedule, dates and where to meet below:
Parkdene –Bontebok Street (along the N2): 19 September 2022
Lawaaikamp – Bottom of Garcia Street (along the N2): 19 September 2022
Thembalethu Zone 9 –(along the N2): 20 September 2022
Rosedale – Genesis Street (along the N2): 21 September 2022
Please bring with gloves, a hat, water and comfortable shoes – we will provide bags for the litter.