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