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Polyco Launches a movement to make waste work

Polyco Launches a movement to make waste work

Polyco Launches a movement to make waste work

About 177 000 tonnes of polyolefin plastics, such as milk and detergent bottles, bread bags and assorted food containers, were recycled last year – contributing approximately R1,7 bill...

Jun 29, 2017

Clean-up campaign cancelled

Clean-up campaign cancelled

A COMMUNITY clean-up operation that was supposed to take place in Bhongweni Township was cancelled because Greater Kokstad Municipality failed to bring tools and trucks to assist the initiative.

On Tuesday 50 community members waited fo...

Jun 28, 2017

Municipality fails to remove rubbish

Muncipality fails to remove rubbish

Residents are forced to deal with an unpleasant smell from rubbish that is not removed by the municipality in the streets.

MSOGWABA – Collection of rubbish from this area and surroundings is in a bad state.
This comes after...

Jun 27, 2017

Mashaba outlines plan to deal with Joburg waste

Mashaba outlines plan to deal with Joburg waste

1.6 million tonnes of waste are deposited into landfill sites every year, leaving the City of Johannesburg looking for a viable waste management solution as the sites continue to overflow.

“Unfortunately we have reached a point wh...

Jun 26, 2017