Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson to announce winners of Greenest Competition (GMC) Awards

04 July 2016


The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, will announce the winners of the 5th Greenest Municipality Competition Awards at a ceremony at the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality Banquet Hall in Middelburg, on 06 July 2016.

The Greenest Municipality Awards focuses on sustainable development in areas such good waste management practices, efficient energy use, sustainable water use, public participation and best practice of municipal leadership.

The Greenest Municipality Competition Awards consists of seven elements, namely: Waste Management, Energy Efficiency and Conservation, Water Management, Landscaping, Tree Planting and Beautification, Public Participating and Community Empowerment, Leadership and Institutional Arrangements Presentation.

The purpose of this year’s GMC thereof is to showcase the projects funded through GMC prizes and also to afford other municipalities to engage and learn good practices from the winners and hopefully enter the next competition.

Media are invited to the event.

The details of the event are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 06 July 2016

Venue:  Banquet Hall, Middelburg (Steve Tshwete Local Municipality)

Time: 11h00 - 13h00

To RSVP, please contact:

Bonina Makhuvha,
Tel: 012 399 8646 
Cell: 079 661 5858 

Banele Mabena  
Tel:  012 399 9989  

For media queries contact:

Mr Albi Modise
Cell: 083 490 2871