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Bulawayo council concerned over continued littering in the city

by Stephen Jakes
08 Jan 2016 at 05:51hrs | Views
The Bulawayo City Council has expressed concerns over continued random littering of the city by careless residents.

The latest council report states that illegal dumping by irresponsible residents continued in the city despite the waste education efforts of the department.

"Three such irresponsible residents were caught and deposit fined. In one case where the department received information of a vehicle seen dumping, liaison with ZINARA and Zimbabwe Republic Police had revealed that the number plates on that truck were fake. Efforts to apprehend the truck were therefore unsuccessful," reads the report.

The reports states that Nkulumane Seventh-day Adventist Church had conducted a clean-up campaign in Nkulumane whereas Zimbabwe Prisons Services and Harvest House International conducted two clean-up campaign in the Central Business District.

"Twenty seven (27) waste education sessions were carried out. There were two clean up campaigns that were conducted in at Makokoba by Seventh-day Adventist Church and Robert Sinyoka by World Vision and Robert Sinyoka residents. Five deposit fines were issued for illegal dumping and 31waste education sessions were carried out," reads the report.

Source - Byo24News