The Buffalo City Metro is still continuing with its cleaning efforts to clear illegal dumps, clean streets and distribute plastic bags.

The City has been resolute in its program of cleaning the Metro and have been urging residents to also assist by refraining from dumping refuse illegally. Officials have been doing so by embarking on Fix and Blitz program under the Green Good Deeds every Friday going around the City cleaning. 

As a part of still maintaining a clean face the City has also been hard at work in distributing of refuse black bags to citizens in the month of August in various areas which include, Beacon Bay, Dorchester Heights, Dimbaza, West Bank, West Drive, King William’s Town ( King Road, Matola, Daban and New Street). Black bags have already been distributed in the Mdantsane and King Williams Town areas.

Following the visit by the President Honorable Cyril Ramaphosa to the City last year when he came to officially launch the Good Green Deeds Campaign which seeks to change people’s attitudes, behaviors towards responsible management of waste, and keeping their neighbourhoods clean, green and safe. 

The objective for the Good Green Deeds Programme is a positive drive towards a clean South Africa which is free of litter and illegal dumping.

On 28 August the following areas were cleaned in all three regions under the program:
Coastal Region  
*  Ward 15: Mzamomhle  
Midlands Region 
*    Border, Dice, Reeston (Thembalethu, Ezizeni & Khayelitsha)    
Inland Region 
*   Ward 43: Bhisho Main Road, Maitland, Opposite Bhisho Stadium & Around Blue Crane (Gqozo) Dam      
*  Activities:  Grass Cutting, Gutter Clearing, Litter Picking, Street Sweeping, Clearing of Illegal Dumps.  

Many of the Metro’s cemeteries have also been cut during the lockdown in all regions, they include: 
Coastal Region
•    Doreen Road - Haven Hills
•    Anny Bryant Art Gallery  
•    Khohli Avenue - Cambridge  
•    Black Road   
•    Southernwood  
•    Chiselhurst   
•    Stoney Drift Park   
•    Cambridge Location Park 
•    Sunningdale Road  
•    Beaconhurst Drive   

Inland Region
•    Clubview Play Park - KWT   
•    KWT Botannical Gardens  
•    Maitland Road
•    Bhisho Central  
•    Golf Course
•    Caltex Garage to Good News Church
•    Around Bhisho High Court

Midlands Region
•    Berlin CBD 
•    Qumza Highway
•    New Town – Berlin 
•    N.U 7
Bush-clearing (Coastal Region) 
•    Beacon Bay
•    Dorchester Heights
•    Abbottsford    

Issued by BCM Communication