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Garbage And Recycling Schedule For April 2020

Garbage And Recycling Schedule For April 2020

The Ministry of Public Works’ Waste Management Section advised of the Garbage and Recycling Schedule for April 2020. A Government spokesperson said, “To prevent rodents, the public is advised to store bagged garbage at their residence in lidded bins. On your scheduled collection day, move your lidded bins or sealed plastic bags curb side for collection... Read more of this article

E-Waste & TAG Recycling Day On Saturday

E-Waste & TAG Recycling Day On Saturday

A free E-Waste & TAG Recycling Drop-Off Day event will be held on Saturday [March 7] from 8.00am to 4.00pm at the Somerset Cricket Club premises. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is supporting the Free E-Waste & TAG Recycling Drop-Off Day event being sponsored by Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] on Saturday, March... Read more of this article

Electronic Waste Recycling Drive On Saturday

Electronic Waste Recycling Drive On Saturday

The public is invited to deliver their electronic waste to the Tynes Bay Waste Treatment Facility for recycling on Saturday [Dec 7] from 7.30am to 3.00pm. A government spokesperson said, “On Saturday, December 7 from 7.30am to 3.00pm, the public is invited to deliver their electronic waste or e-waste to the Tynes Bay Waste Treatment Facility for... Read more of this article

Photos: Port Royal Primary ‘Trash To Treasure’

Photos: Port Royal Primary ‘Trash To Treasure’

Port Royal Primary School students have demonstrated their artistic talents, scientific knowledge and environmental awareness by creating artwork and useful items out of objects that would normally be thrown away for their ‘Trash to Treasure Museum.’ A spokesperson said, “There is an old saying, ‘one man’s trash is another man’s... Read more of this article

Waste & Recycling Calendar Now Available

Waste & Recycling Calendar Now Available

The Ministry of Public Works today released the 2019/2020 Garbage and Recycling Schedule, which can be found on the Government portal here. “The publication will also be mailed to households so that residents can have their own copy of the calendar,” the Ministry said. “The public is aware that the Ministry has switched to a once-a-week... Read more of this article

Dockyard Recycling Programme A Success

Dockyard Recycling Programme A Success

A pilot recycling programme at Dockyard could become permanent after proving to be a success, WEDCO said today. Until recently it was difficult to recycle products because of the cost of taking waste to the recycle depot from Dockyard which made it uneconomical. The capital costs of purchasing the blue TAG bins, the cost of emptying them and then sorting... Read more of this article

20.2 Tonnes Of Recyclables Collected From AC

20.2 Tonnes Of Recyclables Collected From AC

The Ministry of Public Works announced that 20.24 tonnes of recyclables were collected from the America’s Cup event village during the 22 day event last month. This amount increased Bermuda’s monthly recycling, which averages 63 tonnes, by just under 50% per day during the event period. A Ministry Spokesperson said, “Thanks is due... Read more of this article

Ministry: Recycling Facility Back Up & Running

Ministry: Recycling Facility Back Up & Running

The Material Recovery Facility, also known as the recycling facility, is now back up and running at full capacity. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works would like to advise the public that the Material Recovery Facility, also known as the recycling facility, is now back up and running at full capacity. “The backlog of... Read more of this article

Bags At  Devon Springs As A “Contingency”

Bags At Devon Springs As A “Contingency”

The piles of blue bags are being placed at Devon Springs as a “contingency due to the recycling plant being full at the Quarry,” the Ministry of Public Works said, adding that a “further issue recently emerged regarding the air filtering system which will be addressed as soon as the new parts required to fix the issue arrive.” Two... Read more of this article

Garbage & Recycling Calendar To Be Delivered

Garbage & Recycling Calendar To Be Delivered

The Ministry of Public Works said they wish to “advise the public that the 2016 Garbage and Recycling calendar will soon be delivered to households and mailboxes island-wide.” “This annual publication provides educational information to Bermuda’s residents about changes to waste collection days due to public holidays, proper... Read more of this article

Holiday Garbage/Recycling Collection Schedule

Holiday Garbage/Recycling Collection Schedule

The Department of Waste Management, Ministry of Public Works, advised the public of the garbage and recycling collection days over the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. A spokesperson said, “During the week of Christmas, west end garbage will be collected on Monday 21st and Thursday 24th December.  East end  garbage will be collected on Tuesday... Read more of this article

E-Waste Recycling Day To Be Held On Nov 21

E-Waste Recycling Day To Be Held On Nov 21

The Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works will be holding their third e-Waste Recycling Day for 2015 on Saturday 21st November from 9am to 5pm at the Tynes Bay Waste to Energy Facility located on Palmetto Road, Devonshire. “Residents are encouraged to bring their old, worn out electronics to be recycled – everything from battery... Read more of this article

Blue Bag Recycling Unit Undergoing Repairs

Blue Bag Recycling Unit Undergoing Repairs

The Ministry of Public Works said they wish to advise the public that the TAG blue bag recycling separation and bailing unit at the Material Recovery Facility [MRF] is currently non-operational and will be undergoing repairs. “Replacement parts should arrive on the island in two weeks and it is anticipated that repairs will take approximately... Read more of this article