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City of Cape Town warns of increase in bin theft

# The City of Cape Town urges residents to stay vigilant due to a surge in stolen wheelie bins. Reports show a rise from 28-thousand-653 in 2022 to 29-thousand-330 in 2023. Mayoral committee member Grant Twigg stresses prompt reporting of such incidents. Twigg assures proactive measures are underway to ensure uninterrupted refuse collection. Property owners are reminded of their obligation to provide adequate bins, aiming to curb illegal dumping. Residents are encouraged to cooperate with authorities to address this issue effectively.