Backlog in Joburg rubbish removal

The affected areas include Hillbrow, Berea, Yeoville and Johannesburg CBD.

The affected areas include Hillbrow, Berea, Yeoville and Johannesburg CBD. Picture: www.joburg.org

JOHANNESBURG - Pikitup says there is a backlog in its rubbish removal services in Johannesburg.

Trash is piling up in several suburbs.

The affected areas include Hillbrow, Berea, Yeoville and Johannesburg CBD.

Pikitup's Desiree Ntshingila said, "We had a bit of a backlog last week, but we are working to ensure that collections does continue in all the areas. If we haven't collected for Christmas Day we will return next week."