Collect-a-Book, an offshoot of Collect-a-Can, donated thousands of books to underprivileged schools, in exchange for cans the schools had collected for recycling. It was a win-win exercise for Mandela Month.
A pair of South Africans determined to see cleaner beaches around the country's coastlines will embark on a seven-month journey to create awareness about littering and the changes in attitude that citizens should embrace.
Recycling Week for residents of Johannesburg means more than just dropping off bottles and cans in large containers for someone else to collect. The annual campaign aims to make recycling a part of people's daily lives.