Adria van der Merwe: Spring Cleaning my Beach

After many phone calls and countless emails, a date was set and my beach clean-up was arranged. On Sunday the 21st of August I held my big Beach Clean-up at Kings Beach in Summerstrand. I involved my modelling agency: Extreme Models and Beauty and with the help of Nippers Coach, [...]

Adria van der Merwe: Waste Stops With Me and Seyisi Primary School

  As always, it was such a pleasure to visit Seyisi Primary School once again. The amount of support that I receive each time I attend is amazing and so inspiring. I started the Waste Stops With Me assembly by reading out a few lines explaining the rate at which [...]

Gabrielle van der Watt – #WasteStopsWithMe Assembly.

#WasteStopsWithMe Assembly. 23 August 2016 On the 23 August 2016 I held a presentation at Parow East Primary School. I organised a PowerPoint presentation and #WasteStopsWithMe posters for my Waste Stops With Me assembly. Presenting to different age groups is a daunting task as you have to consider the level of understanding that may [...]

Adria van der Merwe: Reliving memories via Green Journaling

I have never been one for journaling; I usually keep my memories alive only through my photos and by verbally relaying my stories and memories to friends and family. The process of creating my journal of my green journey from start to finish and having to design the layout for [...]

Gabrielle van der Watt – Expresso Morning Show.

Expresso Morning Show. 24 August 2016 On the 24 August 2016 I was honoured (and thrilled) to be featured on Expresso Morning Show with Thokozile and Shelani, my beautiful earth sisters. The morning spent at Expresso was a lot of fun! I truly am blessed with such great opportunities. Thank you to [...]

Waterkloof Spruit Clean Up (Struben dam) -Community clean up by Lindiwe Motaung

On the beautiful morning of the 23rd of August I had the opportunity to go clean up a dam. We took out waste out of the water and removed alien vegetation. Adelene Marais told me about the balloon vine which was invading the plants at the river. The workers were [...]

Mandela Day :67 minutes of giving : Lindiwe Motaung

Dogs are said to be a man's best friend and I had a lovely experience of it at the Watloo SPCA. Did you know if a dog shows its belly it means it trust you? Yes that's a fact. I played with a few dogs and fed the cats while [...]

School Assembly at Norridge Park Primary School by Lindiwe Motaung

Norridge Park Assembly Getting the attention of 1040 learners wasn't easy.  But when they heard about Tshwazee and Miss Earth I had all their attention. I spoke about recycling and how to separate waste at their households. One of the grade 3 learners I did the recycling teaching [...]

Nantes Primary school tree planting by Lindiwe Motaung

Nantes Primary school Trees are a vital source of life. One can provide oxygen to 80 people.  These are the keywords I used to green the young minds at Nantes school.  They were so keen to learn and even picked up the plastics laying around where the trees [...]

Mandisa Mqolombeni: Collecting non-perishables from heroes without capes

I thought collecting non-perishables would be one of the easier projects to accomplish since the spirit of giving was still upon everyone because of Mandela Month but, it turned out that I was a bit too late as many people, companies and schools had already served their 67 minutes by [...]

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