- Terakhir dikemaskini: 05 Februari 2016
READY TO SERVE...Some of the new refuse trucks.
KOTA KINABALU: The City Hall is expected to improve its refuse collection with the arrival of its 15 new refuse trucks.
In announcing this, Mayor Datuk Abidin Madingkir is hoping to continue providing good and improve its refuse collection in the City.
He thanked the State Government for the allocation of RM5.66 million given to the City Hall, to enable it to purchase the new trucks to replace some old ones.
Madingkir said the new trucks have also been installed with GPS and weighing apparatus, to facilitate a better refuse management system.
Presently, City Hall has a fleet of 50 trucks some of which are already in serviced for the past 13 years, while another five are being placed on a stand-by.
With its present fleet of refuse trucks City Hall currently services a total of 500 housing areas and 869 commercial areas.
The Mayor said a total of 865 tons of rubbish are collected daily in the City with an average of 70.1 tons alone collected from the housing areas, and 163.66 tan, collected from commercial areas.