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Basket of Waste Services Roadshow visits Khayelitsha<p>​</p><span><p>​​​​​​</p><figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img">Residents in surrounding communities are encouraged to visit the roadshow and engage with representatives from the City’s UWM Directorate. <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:1069px;" /> </figure>​​</span><span><p>​​​​​​The following waste services will be available to engage:</p><p><br></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>Cleansing Services:</strong> Area cleaning, removal of illegal dumping and refuse collection in informal settlements.</li><li><strong>Refuse Collection Services:</strong> Emptying the 240l wheelie bins on collection day, the running of the Think-Twice recycling collection service in participating areas, and finding the contact details of the relevant service provider.</li><li><strong>Waste Minimisation:</strong> Guiding all stakeholders on strategies to increase waste minimisation and helping to facilitate a circular economy in Cape Town.</li><li><strong>Events and Partnerships:</strong> Assisting with once-off volunteer community clean-up events and other partnerships.</li><li><strong>Policy and Strategy:</strong> Strategic support, accreditation of waste management service providers responsible for the Integrated Waste Management Policy and By-law and the development of the UWM sector plan, or how to become accredited. </li><li><strong>By-law Enforcement:</strong> Waging the war on illegal dumping through enforcement of the Integrated Waste Management By-law. </li><li><strong>Revenue Management:</strong> Sets tariffs and manages budgets for the directorate, ensuring collected revenue.<br></li></ul><p><br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:1900px;" /> </figure>​​</span><div>‘The Basket of Waste Services Roadshow aims to raise awareness on how to dispose of waste correctly and minimise illegal dumping, which is degrading our communities. Residents have a key part to play. We also want to hear thoughts and suggestions from communities on how resources can be used more effectively in their areas. We will always take thoughts and advice into consideration,’ said Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Waste Management, Alderman Grant Twigg.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><strong>End</strong><br></div><p><br></p>2023-11-09T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#36a1168d-a508-46b6-bc80-b2e9f2f35a0b;L0|#036a1168d-a508-46b6-bc80-b2e9f2f35a0b|Community and Society;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#b177f861-4c8f-4e7b-a982-c616ec657ab9;L0|#0b177f861-4c8f-4e7b-a982-c616ec657ab9|information and learning10

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