Historically we used the collected fire ash from bungalows in our composting, when processing the waste in the Dirt Box. Sadly this "composting" opportunity is no longer available to management because the majority of ash bins are filled with all sorts of other refuse.
The common non ash items are bottle tops, tin foil, cans and plastics. As a result this contaminated ash is deposited in a pit at the rehabilitated dump site adjacent to the airstrip. Between baboons, monkeys, hyenas and strong wind this refuse becomes scattered over a considerable area. It is impractical to dig a hole for each ash collection or to transport the waste attendant up and down to the dump to sort through ash.
Please be mindful that the ash bin is exactly that, an ash bin intended for ash disposal only. It would be appreciated if your “house rules” include a reminder to all Users and their guests to please refrain from using the ash bins as a general waste receptacle.
If you study the pictures below carefully you will see the concern that management is raising.
Thank you for your valued cooperation in this regard.
by Mark Shaw