PIKITUP APPEALS TO RESIDENTS TO SANITIZE THEIR BIN LIDS BEFORE COLLECTION

Pikitup, the waste management entity of the City of Johannesburg continues to render waste collection services during the lockdown period and appeals to residents to take a precautionary measure of sanitizing their bin lids. Despite Pikitup employees being provided with protective clothing during this period, the call is made to residents to practice extra caution [...]

By | 2020-03-31T07:56:53+00:00 March 31st, 2020|Pikitup News|0 Comments

Statement of the Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Cllr. Geoffrey Makhubo, on COVID-19 Lockdown

25 March 2020 The Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Geoffrey Makhubo, today, 25 March 2020, convened an urgent Mayoral Committee meeting as a response to the pronouncements of President Cyril Ramaphosa pertaining to the escalation of the government’s response to COVID-19. As announced by the President, the nation will be on lockdown [...]

By | 2020-03-26T06:49:57+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Pikitup News|0 Comments

SUSPENSION OF THE #KLEENAJOBURG CAMPAIGN DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

Pikitup, the City of Johannesburg’s waste management company has resolved to suspend the weekly #KleenaJoburg campaign due to the prevalence of the Coronavirus. This is in response to a pronouncement by the President of South Africa that gatherings of more than 100 people be avoided. The modus operandi of the #KleenaJoburg campaign involves gathering a [...]

By | 2020-03-23T06:04:24+00:00 March 19th, 2020|Pikitup News|0 Comments

#KleenaJoburg Clean up Campaign – Phumla Mqashi informal Settlement.

The MMC of Environment and Infrastructure Services Department (EISD) Cllr. Mpho Moerane and Pikitup, hosted the #KleenaJoburg Campaign in Phumla Mqashi Informal Settlement, Vlakfontein.

By | 2020-03-16T13:27:03+00:00 March 16th, 2020|Pikitup News|0 Comments

PIKITUP PAYS CONTRACTED EPWP EMPLOYEES

Pikitup the waste management company of the City of Johannesburg has paid the outstanding salaries of the contracted EPWP employees who earlier this morning disrupted waste collection services. Pikitup can confirm that as from this morning, 1596 EPWP have been paid their outstanding salaries for the period 17 December 2019 to 30 January 2020. The [...]

By | 2020-02-11T15:00:13+00:00 February 11th, 2020|Pikitup News|0 Comments

EPWP EMPLOYEES PROTEST – DISRUPTION TO PIKITUP SERVICES.

The services of Pikitup, the waste management company of the City of Johannesburg, will be disrupted today because Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) employees have embarked on protest action. The protest action by the EPWP employees has resulted in them closing depot gates thus preventing Pikitup trucks and employees from leaving the depots. The EPWP [...]

By | 2020-02-07T11:44:50+00:00 February 7th, 2020|Pikitup News|0 Comments

THE #KLEENAJOBURG CAMPAIGN WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALEXANDRA THIS WEEKEND

 Executive Mayor Cllr Geoff Makhubo and MMC for Environment and Infrastructure Services Department Cllr Mpho Moerane invites members of the media and community members of Alexandra Township to the #KleenaJoburg clean-up campaign this coming weekend.  Stakeholders from the Johannesburg Metro Police Department,  Citizens Relationship and Urban Management (Crum), Emergency Management Services (EMS), Social Development, Joburg  [...]

By | 2020-01-28T05:52:23+00:00 January 28th, 2020|Pikitup News|0 Comments

COMMUNITY NOTICE : PIKITUP PROVIDES A FREE BULKY WASTE SERVICE

The Waste Management Company of the City of Johannesburg, Pikitup provides a free bulky waste service to collect unwanted waste from households (e.g. old mattresses, old furniture, fridges etc.)  in an effort to deal with the illegal dumping across the city. The aim of this initiative is to divert recyclables away from the landfill sites [...]

By | 2019-12-18T05:15:15+00:00 December 18th, 2019|Pikitup News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 HOLIDAYS WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULE

Dear News Editor/Journalist Pikitup, the City of Johannesburg’s waste management entity, would like to advise Joburg residents and business owners that refuse will be collected on all public holidays except on Christmas Day, Wednesday 25 December 2019. Residents whose scheduled waste collection day falls on Christmas Day are advised to keep their refuse bins inside [...]

By | 2019-12-11T10:39:38+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments