TREES EARNED BY GOING PAPERLESS
Hessequa Municipality makes use of RatesClearance.com to process and issue rates clearance figures and certificates. RatesClearance.com introduced a Grow Your Tree initiative for municipalities.
Once signed up for the Grow Your Tree campaign the municipality receives a small electronic tree on the dashboard. When the tree is fully grown, A certificate is issued to the municipality showing the tree’s GPS coordinates.
Number of trees
Hessequa Municipality has earned up to 21 trees since April 2016. On 6 March 2017, 14 trees were planted on behalf of the municipality at Riverville Stadium. The municipality is responsible for the welfare and care of the trees.
Hessequa for the Environmentally Friendly Municipality
“A project like this is an exciting and innovation approach to create jobs, green the environment and to improve our carbon footprint, “said Shagon Carelse, Head Environmental Services at Hessequa Municipality.
Hessequa Municipality has again shown its desire to become one of South Africa’s most environmentally friendly Municipalities.