Project Name: Killarney Public Drop-off (Potsdam)
Client: City of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Project Description: The project entailed the establishment of a municipal solid waste Public Drop-off at Killarney as a convenient off loading facility for members of the public for their non-collected wastes, garden waste, builder’s rubble and recyclables.
The design capacity for storage includes six 30m3 containers receiving general waste and two 10m3 containers receiving builder’s rubble as well as a 3.5ha garden waste storage area. The recycling area comprises of a gazebo-type building with separate bags/containers for different recyclables.
All garden waste received is chipped and transported to a composting facility in order to divert it from being landfilled.
Waste from this transfer station is transported by road in 30m3 hook-lift containers to the Vissershok municipal landfill.
Location: South 33 49 47 20 East 18 31 36 20
Appointed Contractor: Bonge Civils cc
Construction Commensement Date: February 2005
Date Completed: September 2005