Category Archives: RECYCLING

Recycling

Recycling centre has a new shed for use by our staff

It was with frustration and regret that we noted that the aluminium cans that are dropped off at the recycling centre were all disappearing overnight – Seeing that our recyclables are the source of income for our very hardworking staff … Continue reading

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THANKS TO Stuart Cumming – voluntarily removes dumped refuse from KHBA recycling site on a regular basis.

An angel in disguise is Stuart Cumming – As the result of an article in the Highway Mail reporting on uncaring and uncouth dumping of refuse at the recycling centre Stuart has offered to remove the refuse – for free … Continue reading

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Recycling centre – sad indictment on some members of the public

FIRST the good news – thank you to KHBA committee members Barbara Fourie and Kendel Janson who helped clear some of the backlog today – It is more appreciated than they know!! I urge members of the public to give … Continue reading

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Glass overflow crisis at recycling centre

Due to a breakdown in the collection vehicle the Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association had about 3 tons overflow glass that needed to be placed into the green glass bins. An SOS to the committee saw a slew of members coming … Continue reading

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PLASTIC POLLUTION – more social enterprises are making the effort to help with the plastic pollution battle.

More and more socially-minded individuals are setting up ways to combat the environmental cancer of plastic pollution. [See page 8 of Sunday Tribune, 30 09 2018]. Mattieu Theron is co-founding director of Plant the Seed which is mounting a campaign … Continue reading

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Plastic vs. Paper shopping bags – make the switch

Paper bags cost R2 – and plastic bags cost 50 cents – However – a paper bag’s volume is 3 times larger than a plastic bag – so it is equivalent to 70 cents for a paper bag. Please consider … Continue reading

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What one person can do – inspirational!

  Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association asks you to become a member for the cost of a loaf of bread a month – or R100 per year for individuals, and R500 per year for corporates. Our Association in its small way … Continue reading

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