CT tackles illegal dumping
The City of Cape Town has issued a warning to those people who are illegally dumping waste.
CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town said it spends about R180,000 daily on cleaning illegal dumping sites.
Municipal and law enforcement officials conducted patrols at illegal landfill sites in Philippi on Friday.
An overwhelming smell permeates the air while rubble is scattered on the ground at the Sequlae informal settlement.
Municipal officials issued a fine to a man caught dumping building material at another location down the road.
There are more than 900 illegal dumping hotspots across the city.
The municipality's JP Smith said those who are caught illegally dumping waste will receive a R5,000 admission of guilt fine.