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Household Composting Project – applications awaited

Household Composting Project

Issued by George Municipality 6 July 2022 for immediate release


Interested residents who meet the criteria are invited to apply to be added on the database, for the household composting project.

The George Municipality is inviting residents to join a project to turn household waste into compost.

Interested residents who meet the criteria can now apply for the database.

Approximately 30% of all household waste being disposed of at a landfill site consists of organic waste that could potentially be diverted from the landfill by means of household composting.

The George Municipality is initiating a household composting project in the George municipal area.

Permanent residents in the George Municipal area – specifically residing in George- are invited to apply for participation in the project.

It must be noted that the accommodated residents for the project, will be provided with a composting container/ bin.

Complex residents are also encouraged to apply.

Minimum criteria

  1. Must reside permanently in the George municipal area for the project (proof of address must be submitted).
  2. Must generate kitchen waste e.g., raw vegetable and fruit waste.

Application forms to participate in the project are available on the George Municipal website: or can be obtained from the George Environmental Services Municipal offices, 82 Meade Street, George.

Follow the link to the application form:


Submit application forms to or or at George Environmental Services Municipal Offices, 82 Meade Street by no later 02 September 2022, 15:00. 

To enquire, contact Grace Notshokovu/ Karin Stoffels (044 802 2900).