Umdoni Municipality is the service provider for the Refuse Removal service. Over the years the Municipality has managed to increase its refuse removal fleet to ensure the delivery of the service. Umdoni Municipality has 1 Landfill Site called Humberdale Landfill site located in Ward 10, the municipality has 6 Compactor Trucks, 2 Skip Loaders and 62 Skips strategically located throughout the Municipality and in rural and indigent wards. The Refuse Collection services is conducted daily in Businesses and Central Business Districts (CBDs) that being Umzinto & Scottburgh. Refuse is collected twice a week and rural and residential areas. The Municipality has 1 Recycle Bin located in Pennington Tea Garden. Street Sweeping is conducted in the following areas:


·       Scottburgh CBD (Airth Street, Scott Street, Williamson Street)

·       Umzinto CBD (Umzinto Bus Rank, Taxi Rank, Main Street, Best Drive and Garage)


The Municipality collects refuse in the following areas:

·       Umzinto CBD

·       Scottburgh CBD

·       Flats

·       Beaches

·       Campsites

·       Scottburgh Main Streets

·       Caravan Parks

·       Mtwalume

·       Ifafa

·       Elysium

·       Pennington

·       Freeland Park

·       Bazley

·       Kelso

·       Holiday Flats

·       All Businesses

·       All Informal Settlements


As part of the Waste Management function the Municipality is also responsible for cleaning, maintenance and management of Public Ablution Facilities that are located in Scottburgh and Umzinto CBDs respectively.