Mayor Mashaba takes action at A Re Sebetseng with Joburg South residents.

On Saturday 18th May 2019, the Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Herman Mashaba, will take action with Joburg South community members for A Re Sebestseng clean-up campaign. Mayor Mashaba’s consistent plea is for communities to take responsibility of their surroundings and ensure that the highest standards of environmental health are upheld. The [...]

By | 2019-05-16T12:15:18+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments

Two suspects arrested for stealing Pikitup skip bins worth over R200 000

7 May 2019 Release: immediate Pikitup, the City of Johannesburg’s waste management entity, recently managed to facilitate the arrest of two suspects who were charged with theft after stealing four skip bins. Following the arrest of a second suspect ten more skip bins were discovered in his yard. The 14 skip bins that have been [...]

By | 2019-05-07T11:41:19+00:00 May 7th, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments

Pikitup clears waste collection backlogs in Alexandra after service delivery protests

The City of Johannesburg’s waste management entity, Pikitup, has successfully cleared all waste removal backlogs in Alexandra, North of Johannesburg, after this service could not be rendered during the recent service delivery protests in the area. Pikitup services could not be rendered fully in Alexandra from 3 April 2019 to the 5 April 2019 due [...]

By | 2019-04-29T06:02:20+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments

REFUSE COLLECTION SCHEDULE FOR THE UPCOMING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS MARCH 2019 – JUNE 2019

COMMUNITY NOTICE REFUSE COLLECTION SCHEDULE FOR THE UPCOMING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS MARCH 2019 – JUNE 2019 Pikitup, the City of Johannesburg’s waste management entity, would like to advise residents and business owners of Joburg that refuse collection services will be delivered on all public holidays   DATES REFUSE COLLECTION STREET CLEANING COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS COLLECTION [...]

By | 2019-03-20T08:36:13+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments

JMPD crackdown on illegal dumping: impoundment fees to increase

Yesterday, 14 March 2019, the Department of Public Safety tabled a report to Council to increase impoundment fees from R 2 970 to R 10 000 for first time illegal dumping offenders. In terms of the Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003, the Department tabled the report [...]

By | 2019-03-15T13:29:11+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments

City undertakes drive to register all waste pickers operating in Joburg.

The Environment and Infrastructure Services Department (EISD) in conjunction with Pikitup, the waste management entity of the City, has started to register waste pickers within the City of Johannesburg. Region D was the first of all the City’s regions to start the registration, with 1200 waste pickers already registered. Waste pickers are one of the [...]

By | 2019-03-01T10:19:49+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments

Mayor Mashaba encourages Joburg residents to join A Re Sebetseng activations

On Saturday 19th January 2019, the Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Herman Mashaba, kicks off the first A Re Sebestseng clean-up campaign of the year. Last year, residents showed tremendous support for the activations across the city. It is this kind of commitment to community participation in improving their living conditions that [...]

By | 2019-01-18T08:11:47+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Pikitup News|0 Comments

FESTIVE SEASON WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULE

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, Tuesday 25 December 2018. There will not be refuse collection on Christmas Day. Residents whose scheduled waste collection day falls on Christmas Day are advised [...]

By | 2018-12-12T12:03:50+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Pikitup News|0 Comments