City warns of delays in refuse collection

The City of Cape Town has warned of delays in refuse collection. Picture Courtney Africa/African News Agency(ANA)

The City has announced it’s experiencing delays in the maintenance of Solid Waste vehicles which result in delays in both formal refuse collections in wheelie bins as well as area cleansing services.

The City says it’s trying to ensure that refuse is collected on the scheduled day.

However, should this not be possible, residents are advised take their bins in at 9pm, and bring them out again the following morning at 6am. If not collected on the scheduled day, it will generally be collected the following day.

In exceptional cases where even this is not possible due to various issues, residents must bring their bins out every day until it is collected including weekends.

Residents are urged not to resort to illegal dumping during this time.