UMzimkhulu local municipality is conducting waste collection services to the 7 699 households (i.e. 15.8 %) and including urban and rural areas in financial year 15/16. The overall Backlog is 84.2 % including both rural and urban settlements.

This service is currently only offered in the following areas including CBD, Ibisi, Skoonplaas, White city, Emajaridini, Extension 6 and 8, Nyenyezi; and Imbizweni

Plastic bags are provided for the refuse collection. The table below illustrates the municipal waste management and refuse collection schedule.

DESIGNATION AREA

TARGET

CURRENT

COLLECTION VEHICLE

COLLECTION SCHEDULE

1

Clydesdale Clinic

1

Truck

Thur

2

Clydesdale Hospital

1

Truck

Thur

3

Clydesdale Ext.

685

Truck

Thur

4

Correctional Services (Prison)

1

Truck

Tue

5

Correctional Services (Residence)

1

Truck

Fri

6

D.R.C JSS

1

Truck

Mon & Fri

7

D.R.C.SSS

1

Truck

Fri

8

Depart. Of Education (College)

1

Truck

Wed

9

Ext 6 Township

668

Truck

Tue & Fri

10

Ext 8township

56

Truck

Mon & Fri

11

Furtech Wood Cluster

1

Truck

Wed

12

Ibisi Ext

666

Truck

Thur

13

Ibisi Police Station

1

Truck

Mon & Thur

14

Ibisi Township

307

Truck

Mon & Thur

15

Majardin Township

118

Truck

Mon & Fri

16

Mbizweni Hospital

1

Truck

Tue

17

Mbizweni Residence

51

Truck

Tue

18

Nyenyezi Township

51

Truck

Tue

19

Public Works(Dot)

1

Truck

Tue

20

Sisulu Township

299

Truck

Wed

21

Skoonplaas Township

49

Truck

Wed

22

uMzimkhulu JSS

1

Truck

Mon & Fri

23

uMzimkhulu Police Station

1

Truck

Mon & Fri

24

Vumazonke JS School

1

Truck

Wed

25

White City Township

170

Truck

Mon & Fri

26

Riverside

970

Truck

Wed

27

CBD

275

Tractor

Daily

28

Ntsikeni Location

1000

Truck

Wed

29

Clydesdale Location

620

Truck

Thur

30

Rietvlei Location

350

Truck

Thur

31

Boarder Location

330

Truck

Thur

32

Kokshill

1020

Truck

Thur

32

uMzimkhulu Mall

1

Truck

Daily

33

Total

7699

7700