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Learners rewarded for eco-efforts

April 25, 2017 News

We have acknowledged winning schools around South Africa for their dedication to reducing our country’s waste.

The winning schools in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Cape Town and Gauteng hosted prizegivings when the cheques were handed over by our CEO Shabeer Jhetam.

THE KWAZULU NATAL REGIONAL WINNERS:

1st PrizeKloof Senior Primary School (national winner – awarded R30 000 plus an additional R20 000 for being the national winner)
2nd PrizeIsnembe Secondary School (awarded R20 000)
3rd prizeRoseway Waldorf School (awarded R10 000)

THE WESTERN CAPE REGIONAL WINNERS:

1st PrizeKenridge Primary School (awarded R30 000)
2nd PrizeBergvliet Primary School (awarded R20 000)
3rd prizeBay Primary School (awarded R10 000)

THE GAUTENG REGIONAL WINNERS:

1st PrizeLaerskool Anton Van Wouw (awarded R30 000)
2nd PrizeSt Stithians College (awarded R20 000)
3rd prizeSt. Paulus Pre-and Primary School (awarded R10 000)

 

The three top Kwa-Zulu Natal schools collected a total of approximately 85 988 kilograms of glass or 257 964 bottles. The three top Western Cape schools collected a total of approximately 109 011 kilograms of glass or 327 033 bottles. The three top Gauteng schools collected a total of approximately 115 256 kilograms of glass or 345 768 bottles.

The competition was held in Gauteng, the Cape Peninsula and the greater Durban and Pietermaritzburg areas. Schools in these areas were invited to apply for the placement of glass banks. Apart from placing glass banks at the schools, we also supplied curriculum compliant material to enable teachers to facilitate a holistic view of the glass recycling process.

Click here to enter the Schools Competition