Councillor Mmabatho Tembe said she had received information from the DSW area manager that staff had resumed operations today.
“We have to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable tourism.”
“I urge residents not to take rubbish out until the strike is officially over.”
Among the piles of hacked vegetation were plastic bags containing rubbish, which were being burnt.
“These awards once again throw the spotlight on our provincial tourism assets.”
Durban is set to welcome the leaders of Africa and Indian Ocean travel industry.
Some of the city’s beaches have been closed to bathers due to industrial action at the KZN Sharks Board.
Orange bags will still be collected as the collection contracts are still in place.
A new by-law will enable DSW and Metro Police to fine the companies collecting the cardboard from unauthorised collection points.
The Parks budget was replenished on 1 July with the start of the new financial year.
Councillor Graham said if the drug problems aren’t dealt with sufficiently, crime will increase, families and communities will suffer and the tourism market and economy won’t improve.