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'Think before you dump your household rubbish' Overstrand Municipality

Apr 5, 2019
'Think before you dump your household rubbish' Overstrand Municipality

Overstrand residents encouraged to not dump household refuse anywhere

Hermanus - The Overstrand Municipality is encouraging all residents to keep their neighbourhood clean and think before they dump.

"Please do not dump household rubbish next to dustbins on commonages, pavements and play parks," said Overstrand Municipality spokesperson, Riana Steenkamp.

She said that the refuse collection schedule for GANSBAAI is as follows: MONDAY: Pearly Beach • TUESDAY: De Kelders, Masakhane, Beverly Hills • WEDNESDAY: Franskraal • THURSDAY: Kleinbaai, Baardskeerdersbos • FRIDAY: Gansbaai, Perlemoen Bay, Masakhane, Beverly Hills

The refuse collection schedule for STANFORD is as follows: TUESDAY: North of De Bruyn Street • THURSDAY: South of De Bruyn Street

The refuse collection schedule for HANGKLIP-KLEINMOND is as follows: MONDAY: Betty’s Bay, Pringle Bay, Rooi-Els, Kleinmond • TUESDAY: Proteadorp, Extension 6, Overhills, Mountain View

The refuse collection schedule for HERMANUS is as follows: MONDAY: Vermont, Fisherhaven, Voëlklip • TUESDAY: Onrus, Chanteclair, Berghof, Sandbaai, Hemel-en-Aarde • WEDNESDAY: Zwelihle, Mount Pleasant • THURSDAY: Westcliff, Northcliff, houses in the CBD and Hermanus Industrial Area • FRIDAY: Hawston, Eastcliff, Hermanus Heights, Kwaaiwater.

Overstrand Municipality residents encouraged to report illegal dumping

"Remember it is also illegal to dump builders’ rubble, old furniture and household appliances next to roads or on open erven," Steenkamp said.

"Members of the public are kindly requested to immediately report any incidents of illegal dumping of household waste or builders’ rubble to Overstrand Law Enforcement general complaints (Tel: 028 313 8996) or the 24-hour control room (Tel: 028 313 8111).

"Alternatively, send an email to enquiries@overstrand.gov.za with the location or address and any other information that will assist in identifying the person who dumped the waste."

Steenkamp also said that residents must note also that when you report unlawful dumping, you should provide as much information as you can, like the physical address, registration number/colour of the vehicle and type of waste.

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