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Activities continue on Florida Road after a successful Easter Weekend

Last week, the Florida Road UIP’s cleaning, greening, and maintenance team did great work cleaning the service lanes, weeding gardens, and removing outdated signage boards. The eTM Parks Department cut overgrown green areas at the 7th Avenue substation and the…
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The risk of alien invasive plants and how our precincts manage them

South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs defines invasive alien plants as species that are exotic, non-indigenous or non-native to an ecosystem. Due to the lack of natural enemies and the resistance to local diseases, these plants tend to spread aggressively…
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Successful GOBY environmental initiative demonstrates increased plastic recycling awareness…. but where does the plastic go?

In mid-January uMhlanga Rocks’ whalebone pier became the latest site for GOBY, the 5m long steel fish that aims to reduce marine plastic pollution by encouraging people to dispose their plastic bottles into the structure. With 70kgs of plastic collected…
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FRUIP and DSW tackle illegal dumping on Florida Road

A spate of illegal dumping on Florida Road has had our team re-bagging some of the dirt while DSW was notified of this sudden increase in these incidents. Please refrain from throwing bags of dirt on the road and report…
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Cleansing and Solid Waste Unit would like to advise residents of eThekwini that as from the 8th of February 2021, garden refuse sites will revert to their normal operational hours which are in general 07:00am to 17:00pm daily. Residents are…
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Cleaning, greening & maintenance underway on Florida Road

Florida Road UIP’s CGM team has been hard at work cleaning the service lanes, trimming verges and getting Gordon Road park looking good. Trees in the park were pruned to avoid damaging the overhead light fittings. We are pleased to…
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Cleansing and Solid Waste would like to advise residents of eThekwini that the City remains committed to respond to collection and disposal of domestic refuse. This is a period of solidarity as well as social responsibility and it is during…
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