The Caroline Reid Award (CRA) was presented to Green Corridors Coastal and Waste Management Projects (WMP) officer Musawenkosi Shange, who works with the NPO’s Green Spaces programme, and Tri-ecotours founder and Green Corridors’ Litterboom coordinator, Siphiwe Rakgabale.
Caroline Reid was an ocean conservation warrior who coordinated hundreds of beach, diving clean-ups and central in the work done with the loss of plastic pellets (nurdles) in the Durban harbour. In 2017, with her networking skills and increased the awareness of plastic pollution on the KwaZulu-Natal Coastline.
Green Corridors has a vision to provide solutions, support for cleaning of natural environments, ensuring waste is recycled, repurposed, removed and that communities within these areas are significantly involved.
“We hope that the work we do in restoring, cleaning riverways helps to create improved natural spaces for people to connect with nature, the planet and improve their quality of life,” says Rakgabale.