Currently uMzimkhulu municipality does not have its own dumping site. It uses a dumpsite, which is situated on the North West side of uMzimkhulu town approximately five (5) kilometres along the road P601. This dumping site is shared by uMzimkhulu and UBuhlebezwe Municipalities and it is unlicensed. A service provider maintains this dumpsite on a twelve-month fixed term-contract.

Table 25: Waste Management Resources / Assets Resource

Quantity

Activities

Collecting schedule

Refuse compactor truck

2

Collect waste in 33 points

According to schedule

Massey Fergusson tractor

3

Haul waste skips, Transport working equipment’s

Daily

Waste Skips

26

Serves as temporal storage of waste in town and business owners renting the skips

Daily

Skips trailers

2

Haul waste skips

Brush cutter

33

Grass cutting, maintain parks, gardens, verges, Sports field, public facilities tec.

According to schedule

Mobile lawn mower

1

Brush Turf ground

Twice a week

Refuse bins

243

Public use

Daily