The City of Cape Town managed Blaauwberg Nature Reserve will be taking part in the upcoming Clean-up SA week by running beach clean-ups at different locations every day between 14 and 19 September 2020. The week builds up to International Coastal Clean-up Day on 19 September where more than 700 000 volunteers in 120 countries around the world take part in the world’s biggest clean-up.

The City of Cape Town staff will be at the various sites from 09:00 until 14:00 every day to welcome participants and supply them with collection bags. The beach clean-ups will focus on the coast from Melkbosstrand to the Eerste Steen Resort. The City asks that all attendees please arrive wearing a mask and comply with all COVID-19 health and safety regulations and guidelines on the day. 

‘Spring time is the best time to do a good clean up along our beaches. I ask residents to use this opportunity and join our staff during the beach clean-up week this month. Let’s take some time to care for this much-loved and beautiful piece of coastline.

‘Every piece of plastic litter makes its way down our rivers and streams to the ocean, therefore I ask residents to please make a real effort to visit our beaches as the weather warms up and collect as much litter as they can while they are out. Every bit of help will make a difference,’ said Alderman Marian Nieuwoudt, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial Planning and Environment.

CITY CALLS ON RESIDENTS TO JOIN BEACH CLEAN UPS THIS MONTH

Beach clean-up details below:

DateTimeVenue
14 September09:00 – 14:00Melkbosstrand, Parking in 1st Ave
15 September09:00 – 14:00Holbaai parking, Otto du Plessis drive
16 September09:00 – 14:00Kelpbaai parking, Otto du Plessis Drive
17 September09:00 – 14:00Kreeftebaai parking, Otto du Plessis drive
18 September09:00 – 14:00Derdesteen parking, Otto du Plessis drive
19 September: International Coastal Clean-up Day09:00 – 14:00Eerste Steen resort, Otto du Plessis drive

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