Illegal dumping near school leads to rat infestation

2019-03-06 17:18

St Christopher’s special needs school in the city is faced with an infestation of rats due to the unsightly illegal dumping of rubbish, and staff, parents and children feel threatened by vagrants in the area.

Angry Mbutshane residents to fence off illegal dump site

2018-08-21 09:51

The fed up community of Mbutshane, near Hilton, have decided to fence off an illegal dumping site near their residential area after cleaning up the area.

Recycling can stop people ‘throwing money away’

2017-08-17 14:08

At least four illegal dumping sites in ward 34 have been turned into vegetable gardens or play lots for children, to counter the illegal dumping taking place there.

Illegal dumping in Copesville ‘getting worse’

2016-11-09 10:45

Despite the municipality’s efforts to constantly clean up rubbish accumulating on the side of Copesville Drive, people continue to dump their waste there.

Municipality on how to prevent heaps of litter

2016-11-01 09:41

The culprits behind the heaps of rubbish littering the Baynespruit riverbanks in Willowton are alleged to be ordinary passersby, and not one of the factories in the area.

Prestbury community joins hands to stop illegal dumping

2015-07-23 10:34

THE Prestbury community joined hands this week in a bid to stop a contractor’s illegal dumping in their suburb.

Businesses face fines if asbestos is found dumped

2015-07-01 09:30

WITH a hazardous illegal dump ­forming metres away from houses in Phayiphini, businesses have been warned to check the credentials of asbestos removal companies.

Illegal dump a health hazard

2015-06-29 11:45

AN illegal and growing asbestos dump in the middle of a densely populated area in Mpumuza, bordering Prestbury, could have dire effects on the community if it is not cleared immediately.


Tar dumped in river

2018-12-14 15:30

A pile of disused tar and road rubble has been sitting in the Karkloof River for about two years, igniting fears that this could be polluting the water.

Uncaring council and locked gates at Richie Road dump blamed for heaps of trash

2017-10-02 13:47

Residents around the Richie Road dump have criticised those who are dumping refuse outside the gates of the garden refuse site.

Dumping, vagrants raise ire in city centre

2017-08-10 13:51

Business owners in the city centre are “fed up” with alleged drug addicts messing the surrounding areas and harassing their staff and customers.

Njilo calls the graders

2016-11-02 10:10

The mystery of the Baynespruit bank polluter has been solved, according to Msunduzi mayor Themba Njilo.

Alarm over illegal dumping

2016-10-31 11:02

Mystery surrounds the origin of the heaps of rubbish littering the banks of the Baynespruit in the Willowton area.

Now Signal Hill turns dumpsite

2015-07-02 08:07

WITH the clean-up of the hazardous illegal dumpsite in Phayiphini in full swing, it appears Signal Hill is also turning into a site where people are dumping asbestos.

Municipality begins clean-up work at toxic dumpsite

2015-06-30 10:37

FOLLOWING the exposé of the massive illegal dumping at Phayipini near Prestbury in The Witness yesterday, the clean-up of the site was already under way yesterday.

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