NOTICE ON LIMITATION AND REQUIREMENT ON WASTE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES.

In line with Government Gazette No. 313 issued on 15 March 2020, Circular 07 issued by the Department of Public Services and Administration 0n 16 March 2020 and Section 3 of Government Gazette No. 43107 issued on the18 March 2020 as per the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002; notice is hereby given of the limitations and requirement on waste management activities taking place within Emalahleni Local Municipality.

  1. All Landfill sites will only be allowed to have a maximum of 30 recyclers conducting activities at any given time.
  2. Recyclers without proper protective equipments shall not be permitted on site.
  3. Recyclers are discouraged to open waste bags found on the kerb side awaiting waste collection.
  4. Households shall be given a limitation of only 10 refuse bags per collection cycle.
  5. Residents and business owners must make sure that all waste is not exposed and their refuse bags are tightly closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  6. Residents and business owners are required to contain and manage their waste in an event that waste is not collected.
  7. Illegal dumping is prohibited.

These limitations are effective as of 19 March 2020 to 16 April 2020 or until such time a new declaration is announced by the President of the Republic of South Africa.

The limitations are made in the interest of managing the impact of COVID-19 and keeping our employees and communities safe from unintended spread of the Coronavirus.

It must be noted that any person found contravening the Act and its Regulations will be committing an offence and will be liable for a fine and/or imprisonment.

This notice supersedes any provision made prior to the date of this notice.

For any enquiries, kindly contact Mr L Mofokeng on 013 690 6222/333/444 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Emalahleni Local Municipality Facebook page (@emalahleniLocalMunicipality)

 

ISSUED BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE DISASTER MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

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