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Utilise Pikitup’s free bulky waste collection service

JOBURG – The types of bulky waste that can be collected directly from households through this service includes old mattresses, old furniture, disused or old fridges, and other electric and non-electric items.

Residents are encouraged to become active participants of preserving and protecting the environment by utilising Pikitup’s free bulky waste collection service for any unwanted household waste.

According to spokesperson Muzi Mkhwanazi, with this service the municipal entity aims to divert recyclable waste away from landfill sites, thus increasing the lifespan of the landfill.

“This service has been introduced with the main objective of trying to deal with illegal dumping which is an eyesore and an environmental problem in all the seven regions of the City.”

The types of bulky waste that can be collected directly from households through this service includes old mattresses, old furniture, disused or old fridges, and other electric and non-electric items.

“Residents who want to dispose of bulky waste from their households are urged to contact their nearest Pikitup depot or use the nearest garden sites in their proximity,” said Mkhwanazi.

Once a resident has logged a call with the depot, the responsible depot manager will book a call and arrange for the free, once-a-month service to collect the bulky waste.

To book a free bulky waste service, residents can contact the following depots:

  • Avalon Depot – 087 357 1288
  • Central Camp Depot – 087 357 1609
  • Norwood Depot – 087 357 1400
  • Marlboro Depot – 087 357 1545
  • Midrand Depot – 087 357 1378
  • Randburg Depot – 087 357 1327
  • Roodepoort Depot – 087 357 1564
  • Selby Depot – 087 357 1938
  • Southdale Depot – 087 357 1261
  • Waterval Depot – 087 357 1490
  • Zondi Depot – 087 357 1340
  • Orange Farm – 087 357 8180.

Alternatively, to request the service, residents can call the City of Johannesburg Call Centre number on 011 375 5555 or 086 056 2874. Press option four for Pikitup or 087 357 1068 or 010 055 5990.

ALSO READ:

https://sandtonchronicle.co.za/150087/pikitup-picks-up-the-pieces/

https://sandtonchronicle.co.za/197161/dumping-problem-in-sandton/

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