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​2011-12-05: It is business as usual for refuse collections during the festive season

PIKITUP the City of Joburg’s waste management entity would like to assure all Johannesburg residents and business owners that refuse collection services will continue right through the holiday period, from Friday, 16 December (Day of Reconciliation) to Monday, 26 December (Day of Goodwill) as well as on Monday 02 January a day after New Year’s Day.

Pikitup garden sites will also be fully operational on during the public holidays except on Sunday, 25 December (Christmas Day). Residents are also reminded that clean builders’ rubble can be disposed free of charge at any of the city’s four landfill sites namely, Robinson Deep, Marie Louise, Goudkoppies and Ennerdale.

For information on Pikitup’s refuse collection schedule this festive season, residents can contact Joburg Connect on 011 375 5555 or send an e-mail to

Issued by: Pikitup

For more information please contact: 
Nthatisi Modingoane 
Deputy Director: Communications 
Tel: (011) 407 7354 
Fax: 403 3494 
Cell: 082 467 9228