Sustainable Trendsetters Build-a-thon Event Raises Awareness on Recycling and Waste Reduction

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The Sustainable Trendsetters Build-a-thon event has raised awareness of the importance of recycling and waste reduction. This event has significantly promoted environmental sustainability and encouraged people to rethink their relationship with waste.

Youth Participation Demonstrates Environmental Awareness

The competition included the participation of 12 schools, demonstrating that the youth are aware of the environmental challenges we face and are keen to make a difference. The sculptures created by the schools were beautiful and sent a powerful message about the importance of recycling and preserving the environment.

Sponsors Pledge Support for Environmental Sustainability

The event was sponsored by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages, which has been leading in promoting recycling and waste reduction. The company’s pledge of R20 000 to the winning school is a testament to their commitment to environmental sustainability. Redefine Properties, Blue Route Mall’s managers, also supported the event by providing a beautiful venue for the competition.

City Official Emphasizes Importance of Recycling

The City’s Mayoral Committee Member opened the event for Urban Waste Management, Alderman Grant Twigg. In his speech, Alderman Twigg emphasized waste’s value and recycling’s importance. He commended Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages and Redefine Properties for their efforts in promoting a more waste-conscious society.

Judging and Announcement of Winner

The competition will be judged by external judges selected by Blue Route Mall, and the winning school will be announced by the end of April. The winning team will be awarded a grant of R20 000 courtesy of Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages.

Event Promotes Cleaner and Greener Future

The Sustainable Trendsetters Build-a-thon event is an excellent initiative that brings together the public, family, friends, and industry leaders to support a cleaner and greener future. It reminds us that we all have a role in preserving our planet for future generations. Events like this can change attitudes toward waste and promote a more sustainable way of life.


In conclusion, the Sustainable Trendsetters Build-a-thon event has successfully promoted environmental sustainability and raised awareness about the importance of recycling and waste reduction. In addition, the event has brought together the public, industry leaders, and the youth to support a cleaner and greener future. The winning school will be announced soon, and we look forward to seeing this event’s impact on the community in the long run.

Environmentalist and Outdoor Enthusiast. Amanda is a nature-loving, energetic, and enthusiastic environmentalist who has dedicated her life to exploring and protecting Cape Town's stunning natural landscapes. She is an experienced hiker, wildlife enthusiast, and advocate for sustainable tourism.

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