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​​​​​​​​​​​Solid Waste and Landfill Management​​ ​

​​The Solid Waste and Landfill Management subsection is responsible for refuse collection services, solid  waste disposal and treatment, management of solid waste sites, street sweeping and cleaning of open undeveloped municipal erven.

The mission of this Subsection is to meet basic community needs through the provision of affordable and sustainable cleansing services and the provision of a clean and healthy environment.

Basic system information is as follows:

    • On average 42 000 refuse removal service points are being serviced weekly; 
    • 84 150 tons of solid waste disposed at the Wellington solid waste disposal site;
    • In total 4 300 kilometres of streets are swept per annum; and
    • 360 Hectare of open erven cleaned and mowed.

 

Collection Areas and Dates 

Sites with one or more wheelie bin that is serviced once per week:

Find the colour code for your site on the map.


Your refuse will be removed on the days with the same colour on the calendar.

The black blocks indicate public holidays.

Dustbins for special events can be arranged.

 

Distillery Street Transfer Station and Wellington Dump Site:

Operating Hours: Solid Waste Disposal facil​​​ities

Paarl Refuse Transfer Station: Distillery Street Paarl

​16 December: 
​8:00 till 15:15
​25 December:
​Closed
​26 December: 
​8:00 till 15:15
​1 January:
​8:00 till 15:15

 

Wellington Landfill site: Interpace Wellington

​16 December:
​8:00 till 15:15
25 December:​​Closed
​26 December
​8:00 till 15:15
​1 January:
​8:00 till 15:15

Hermon, Gouda, Saron Drop-off Facilities

​16 December:
​8:00 till 13:00
​25 December:
​Closed
​26 December:
​Closed
​1 January:
​8:00 till 13:00​


 

General Times throughout the year

Open: 08:00 – 16:45 Monday - Friday

           08:00 – 15:15 Saturday

Closed: Sunday and certain public holidays

Private residents  are entitled to dispose of one (1) bakkie/ trailer load per month car, trailer, LDV. Load may not exceed 1,000kg (1 ton). Only waste from within Drakenstein municipal boundaries allowed. Must show latest municipal account.

 

Waste Information and Awareness Week

    • Yearly programme.
    • Poster Competitions for Schools.
    • Information Sessions for Educators and Councilors.
    • Replacement of Stolen, Lost or Damaged Bins.

 

Complaints or Comments: (all hours)

Enquiries: (office hours: 07:45 – 17:00)  Tel: 021 807 4708 | Toll Free: 080 131 3553