Dimphonyana Tsa Lapeng child-care centre in Olievenhoutbosch is taking care for the community further by encouraging people to collect recyclable waste and exchange it for food, toiletries and other day-to-day needs.
South Africa aims to have all households in the country's large centres separating their own waste into recyclable and non-recyclable material by 2016.
Primary school pupils are leading the way in recycling, collecting 67 tons of waste over four months. Their efforts were for an educational competition led by Amalgamated Beverage Industries and PET Recycling Company.
With the new Kriki for Shore initiative, cricket-mad and green-minded South Africans can now play their game with the added knowledge that they are helping to clean up our beaches and create jobs in communities.
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.