REFUSE COLLECTION OVER THE NEXT PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – 27 APRIL AND 1 MAY
Issued by George Municipality 24 April 2023
Refuse (black, green, and blue bags) will be collected as per the normal schedule on public holidays, Freedom Day, 27 April 2023 and Worker’s Day, Monday, 1 May 2023.
Businesses ARE REQUESTED TO PLEASE ONLY put REFUSE BAGS OUT on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays AND only at designated spots, not on the sidewalk.
REFUSE REMOVAL: GENERAL
All refuse bags; black, green, and blue, must be put out by 07:00 am on the removal day ONLY.
Only 4 green bags are allowed, and unlimited blue bags.
All black bags will be collected on the Public Holidays and can also be substituted or combined with bundles of branches/ garden waste.
Bundles must not be too big for one person to pick up OR more than 1m in length.
Broken glass should be wrapped in a newspaper when thrown into bags to prevent injuries to workers.
Gwaiing Landfill Site on R102
Bulky waste must be disposed of at the Gwaiing Landfill Site on R102. The Gwaiing landfill site is usually open Monday to Friday from 7:00 until 19:00, Saturdays and Public Holidays from 7:00 until 15:00. On Thursday, 27 April (Freedom Day) and on Monday, 1 May (Worker’s Day) the landfill site will be open from 7:00 until 15:00.
George Municipality Environmental Services
82 Meade Street, George. Phone 044 802 2900/11
Black bag-related enquiries: 044 802 2900/11
Blue and green bag enquiries: LGE Waste, 044 878 0688/ firstname.lastname@example.org