MIDVAAL - Midvaal Local Municipality handed out recycling bags to members of the community. MLM MMC for Community Services, Cllr Thembi Modiba, visited Midvaal Community Pioneers earlier this week to oversee the events. Midvaal Community Pioneers is run by Dumazile Tshabangu and Ashley Ramokoase and is situated in Sicelo. They are committed to assisting and educating the community about effective recycling. The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development donated large recycling bags. The Midvaal Community Pioneers are focused on recycling plastic bottles, but plan to expand their operations soon to include glass bottles. Modiba is in communication with key stakeholders for recycling trolleys. The recycling community of Midvaal is playing an extremely valuable role. Apart from saving the planet one bottle at a time, they are assisting Midvaal Local Municipalty with saving place in landfills. MLM call upon the community to place recyclable materials in a separate bag to make collection easier.