The Bonteheuwel Environment Forum were established in 2002 with the vision of a cleaner,greener and more environmental friendlier Bonteheuwel. The forum implements all activities in line with the Bonteheuwel Environment Plan ( BEP) which consists out of a cleaning- , greening-,educating- and research component. The Cleaning Component focuses on cleaning up projects , cleanest schools campaign and anti- littering projects. The Greening Component focuses on community participation parks and food gardens. The Educating Component focuses on door-to door awareness , environmental education. The Research Component focuses on environmental surveys and publications. The BEF won in 2004 the Western Cape Old Mutual / SABC2 Community Builder of the year award.