How can dumping be done legally?

2017-04-19 06:01
Theentrance to the dump.

Theentrance to the dump.

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"WHO cares ... illegal dumping continues" was a headline story in Greytown Gazette, 5 April. But frustrated residents who do not want to break the law and therefore make a trip to the Umvoti Municipal garden refuse dump on the Dundee road are in a Catch 22 situation.

It is impossible, as can be seen in the photo, to enter the dump – all access and through roads are full of rubbish and it is almost impossible to off-load refuse from a vehicle and trailer. The wooden guard house has disappeared and there is no sign of any one of the 30-plus security guards appointed to secure municipal assets, including the control of dumping at the refuse dump.

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