The Cleansing & Solid Waste Unit would like to provide an “update” to the residents of eThekwini regarding refuse collection and waste disposal.
a) Domestic Refuse Removal will be done as per normal collection schedules.
b) Residents are encouraged to:
i. Limit the generation of waste
ii. Reuse, Up cycle or store recyclables within your properties until further notice.
c) All Garden Drop off sites and Garden Landfills will be closed from Tuesday 31st March 2020 Residents are encouraged during this time to:
i. Reduce the generation of this waste stream by limiting cutting, pruning etc.
ii. Reuse through home scale composting,
iii. Store on your property until services resume.
d) The Bisasar Road, Mariannhill and Shallcross Landfills which accept garden refuse, builder’s rubble and sand will be closed from Tuesday 31st March 2020.
e) Residents are reminded to have all personal hygiene and sanitary products double bagged without compressing the waste. This is encouraged to be handled by using single use gloves and or ensure hands are disinfected before and after handling.
f) Waste bags are only to be placed out for collection if they are full.
DSW will update the residents of eThekwini on any changes as it unfolds. For any enquiries, please contact the DSW Customer line on 031 311 8804 / 311 8836.
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Deputy Head of Communications, Mandla Nsele