Project Name: Moorreesburg Solid Waste Public Drop-off
Client: Swartland Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa
Project Description: The project entailed the establishment of a municipal solid waste public drop-off at Moorreesburg to replace the unlicensed waste disposal site that was earmarked for closure due to issues of capacity.
At this public drop-off waste is stored in 6m3 containers that are emptied into the tailgate of the municipality’s Rear-End Loading collection vehicles, compacted and transported by road to the licensed Highlands Landfill located near Abbotsdale, some 46km away.
Location: South 33o07’51.0” East 18o39’40.4”
Date Completed: December 2004