Did You Know? You are Allowed to Bring Water to the Dumpsite
Dear resident. Did you know that you are allowed to bring waste for disposal at the dumpsite? Therefore, if you do not afford to hire a Council skip (the big waste container), as opposed to resorting to illegal dumping on vacant plots, ravines and other open spaces, please feel free to load it in your vehicle and dispose of it at the dumpsite. It is true that the refuse truck does not collect waste such as rubble, dead animals and garden waste hence some residents get tempted to opt for illegal dumping. That is not necessary. Just load the waste onto your vehicle and transport it to the dumpsite. No one will give you trouble.
The dumpsite is open daily, between 7:30am and 4:30pm including weekends and public holidays. At the moment there is no cost attached to dumping waste at the dumpsite. However, it must be noted that only people who reside within the Manzini urban area are allowed to do so. When you arrive at the facility there are certain questions that you will be asked as a form of confirmation that indeed you are a Manzini resident. At the entry point the waste will not only be weighed but also screened to ensure it is not hazardous. Well, it must be emphasized, however, that shop operators are not allowed to dispose of expired goods at the dumpsite as there are laid down guidelines, as per the Public Health Act, on the disposal of such goods. Shop operators already know that whenever they need to dispose of expired material they need to contact Council’s Community Services Department (2508 5030) so that the applicable processes can be duly followed.