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Advisory: Cup Match Residential Trash Collection

Advisory: Cup Match Residential Trash Collection

The Department of Waste Management, Ministry of Public Works, have advised of the Cup Match holiday, garbage and recycling collection schedule. A spokesperson said, “In the west-end, garbage will be collected tomorrow Monday 31st July and recycling and garbage will be collected on Wednesday 2nd August. “East end garbage will be collected... Read more of this article

Pay-Loader Loses Traction At Tynes Bay Plant

Pay-Loader Loses Traction At Tynes Bay Plant

During a heavy downpour recently, a pay-loader being operated at Tynes Bay Waste Treatment Facility lost its traction on wet ground resulting in the unit tipping and coming to rest on nearby trees. No one was injured in the incident. A Government spokesperson said, “The incident was investigated by the Tynes Bay Safety Officer who determined that... 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

Reminder About Metal Waste At Tynes Bay

Reminder About Metal Waste At Tynes Bay

The Tynes Bay Waste To Energy Facility is reminding all customers that the inclusion of metal waste in loads of burnable waste being delivered to the facility is prohibited. A Government spokesperson said, “The Tynes Bay Waste To Energy Facility, under The Ministry of Public Works, would like to remind all customers that the inclusion of metal waste... Read more of this article

Compost Available For Collection In Mid April

Compost Available For Collection In Mid April

The Marsh Folly Composting Division said that vegetable garden, fine grade compost will next be available for collection in mid-April. A spokesperson said, “The Marsh Folly Composting Division of the Ministry of Public Works’ Waste Management Section would like to inform the public that vegetable garden, fine grade compost will next be available... Read more of this article

Ministry: ‘Illegal Dumping Of Raw Sewage’

Ministry: ‘Illegal Dumping Of Raw Sewage’

An “unscrupulous offender is regularly dumping large volumes of raw sewage in a public green space at the eastern end of the island” and “raw sewage may have been dumped overboard at a public dock,” the Ministry of Public Works said, prompting them to remind the public that the pollution of land is considered an offence. Saying... Read more of this article

Christmas Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

Christmas Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

The Department of Waste Management, Ministry of Public Works, is advising that waste collection days will change due to the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. “During the week of Christmas, west end garbage will be collected on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th December. East end garbage will be collected on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st December,”... Read more of this article

Garbage Collection Changes Due To Holiday

Garbage Collection Changes Due To Holiday

The Ministry of Public Works today advised that due to the Remembrance Day Public Holiday on Friday, November 11th, 2016, west end garbage will be collected on Thursday November 10th. East end garbage will be collected on Tuesday November 8th [today] and Wednesday November 9th. Recyclables will be collected on Wednesday in the east and Thursday... Read more of this article

Advisory: Heroes Day Holiday Trash Schedule

Advisory: Heroes Day Holiday Trash Schedule

The Department of Waste Management, Ministry of Public Works, today [June 15] advised that due to the National Heroes Day holiday on Monday June 20th, West End garbage will be collected on Wednesday and Thursday June 22nd and 23rd. East End garbage will be collected on Tuesday, June 21st and Friday, June 24th. Recycling will be collected on Thursday... Read more of this article

Cameras To Gather Evidence of Illegal Dumping

Cameras To Gather Evidence of Illegal Dumping

[Updated with video] The Ministry of Public Works intends to use cameras to gather photographic evidence of illegal dumping, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier said in the House of Assembly today [June 10]. “Illegal dumping is the crime of disposing of solid wastes at locations other than those licensed to accept wastes,” the Minister... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Holiday Trash Collection Advisory

Bermuda Day Holiday Trash Collection Advisory

The Department of Waste Management, Ministry of Public Works, advised today that due to the Bermuda Day holiday on Tuesday May 24th,west-end garbage collection will be unaffected and will remain on Monday May 23rd and Thursday May 26th. “East-end garbage will be collected on Wednesday May 25th and Friday May 27th,” a spokesperson said. “TAG... Read more of this article

Advisory: Trash Collection Will Resume Today

Advisory: Trash Collection Will Resume Today

After being suspended for the past few days due to the withdrawal of labour, the Ministry of Public Works advised this morning [March 18] that trash collection will resume today “with a focus on collection in the East End.” “We are asking for the public’s patience as crews work to clear a significant backlog of trash as quickly... Read more of this article

BFRS Provides SCBA Training At Tynes Bay

BFRS Provides SCBA Training At Tynes Bay

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] conducted its biennial Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus [SCBA] training course this month, which had 24 members of the Department of Works and Engineering participate. The training took place at the Tynes Bay Waste Treatment Facility, and allowed those certified to safely control and extinguish small fires... Read more of this article