Education
Programmes and projects of  Keep eThekwini Beautiful (KEB)
A clean environment depends on every individual in the community playing his or her part and not only depositing of their own waste correctly but also encouraging others to do the same. One way of taking on this responsibility is to become involved in one of the many projects, for all sectors of the community, that are offered by Keep eThekwini Beautiful.
Current projects are:
PROJECT TARGET GROUP:
Adopt -A-Spot All sectors
Adopt -A-Drain All sectors


Doorstep Environment Programme Educational Institutions
Schools Speech Competition High Schools
Schools Beautification Competition Primary Schools
Pre Schools Programme Pre Schools and Crèches


Waste Management Programme for Crowd Event Organisers/Sponsors of crowd events as well
Waste Management and the Informal Trader Informal Traders
Are you running a clean business? Commercial & Industrial Sectors
Clean Builder Programme Construction Industry
Great Garbage Programme Garbage Owners, Motorists and Taxi Operators


How to organise a Community Clean Up Residential communities
A Guide to Establishing a Clean Community System Programme in your Area All sectors

Awareness Materials/Newsletters, etc. All sectors
 
WHO
Keep eThekwini Beautiful (KEB) is a non profit community based education programme concerned with enabling all sectors of the community to dispose of their waste correctly.
The Association is a partnership between the private and public sectors, with staff of the Association being drawn from Durban Solid Waste and volunteer support being sought from all sectors of the community.
WHAT
The challenge facing KEB is that for a number of reasons individuals dispose of their waste incorrectly where they work, where they recreate and even where they live.
The long term aim of KEB is therefore to ensure that in each community there are:
  • Suitable and acceptable regulations to govern waste management;
  • That these regulations are enforced;
  • That facilities and technology for waste handling are adequate and appropriate, and;
  • That members of the community are through participation educated to dispose of their waste correctly.
When all facets of waste management are adequately addressed the return to the community is a cleaner environment.
WHERE
KEB operates in the entire eThekwini Municipal area.
WHEN
Education of the community to improve attitudes and behaviour regarding the way that they dispose of their waste is a long term process. The activities of KEB are permanent and long term.
HOW
The participative education method used by KEB is the Clean Community System developed by Keep America Beautiful.
Through this System waste management: education programmes have been initiated within the following sectors of the community;
  • Formal and informal residential areas;
  • Formal and informal businesses;
  • Sponsors/Organisers/Managers of crowd events;
  • Educational institutions;
  • Local government;
  • Community groups.
 
YOU
KEB needs your help. You can make a difference by:
CONTAINERISE
All waste in approved containers.
KEEP VERGES AND PAVEMENTS CLEAN
Check the cleanliness of the verge, pavement and curb areas in front of your house or business daily. Adopt - A - Spot!
COVER VEHICLES
When transporting goods that are likely to spill.
KEEP CROWD VENUES CLEAN
Clean up the area you used and place waste in bins before leaving.
AS A MOTORIST
Keep a litter bag in your vehicle and use it.
AS A PEDESTRIAN
Hold on to your waste until you reach a bin.
AS A HOME-OWNER
Make proper user of the local refuse and garden refuse removal services.
AS A CONCERNED CITIZEN
Actively support  Keep eThekwini Beautiful.