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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

Waste Management Section End Work To Rule

Waste Management Section End Work To Rule

Waste Management staff have agreed to end the work to rule and “will return to their normal schedules in the morning,” the Government said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “Following discussions with the BIU and Department of Works and Engineering, Waste Management staff have agreed to end the work to rule and will return... Read more of this article

Work To Rule To Impact Garbage Collection

Work To Rule To Impact Garbage Collection

Workers in the Waste Management section have instituted a Work to Rule which will impact garbage collection services, the Ministry has confirmed. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Works and Engineering advises the public that sanitation workers in the Waste Management section have instituted a Work to Rule... Read more of this article

Ministry: Recycling Bins Available For Purchase

Ministry: Recycling Bins Available For Purchase

The Waste Management Section has recycling bins available for sale as part of a pilot programme involving the sale of household garbage and recycling bins. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that the Waste Management Section, as part of the pilot programme involving the sale of household garbage and recycling... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Garbage Collection Advisory

Remembrance Day Garbage Collection Advisory

Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Monday, November 11, garbage normally collected on that day will instead be collected on Saturday [Nov 9]. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Remembrance Day holiday [Monday November 11], garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Portuguese Day Garbage Collection Advisory

Portuguese Day Garbage Collection Advisory

Due to the Portuguese Day holiday on Monday, November 4, the garbage that would normally be collected on that day will be collected on Saturday [Nov 2]. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Portuguese Day holiday [Monday November 4], garbage that would normally be collected on that day will... Read more of this article

November 4 Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

November 4 Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Due to the Portuguese Day holiday on Monday, November 4, garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, November 2. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Portuguese Day holiday [Monday November 4], garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, November... Read more of this article

Horticultural Tipping Fees To Be Reinstated

Horticultural Tipping Fees To Be Reinstated

Horticultural waste dumping or tipping fees — which had been waived following Hurricane Humberto — will be reinstated on Monday, September 30th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public, that as of Monday, September 30, 2019, horticultural waste dumping or tipping fees will be reinstated. “Please... Read more of this article

Government On Disposing Horticultural Waste

Government On Disposing Horticultural Waste

Members of the public and truckers are asked to dispose of foliage, garbage and debris appropriately in the aftermath of Hurricane Humberto. According to a Government spokesperson, “Debris and foliage, as a result of Hurricane Humberto, is being discarded at schools, open areas like the Barnes Corner verge and at the airport long-term parking. “We... Read more of this article

Govt: Garbage Collection Has Resumed

Govt: Garbage Collection Has Resumed

Garbage collection has resumed after Hurricane Humberto, and Thursday’s garbage will be collected on Saturday. A Government spokesperson said, “As a reminder, garbage collection has resumed and Thursday’s garbage will be collected tomorrow, Saturday September 21. “The public are advised to have all garbage curbside by 7am for collection. “Garbage... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, Sept 2, “the trash that would normally be collected on that day will be collected on Saturday [Aug 31].” A spokesperson said, “All other waste collection is unaffected by the holiday. “Visit www.gov.bm for the Tynes Bay public drop... Read more of this article

Ministry Selling Wheeled Bins To The Public

Ministry Selling Wheeled Bins To The Public

The Ministry of Public Works has started a “pilot programme involving the sale of household waste and recycling wheeled bins to the public.” A Government spokesperson said, “The wheeled plastic garbage bins with lids have a capacity of 360 litres [95 gallons] and are $125.00 each. The wheeled plastic recycling bins with lids have... Read more of this article

People Urged To Stop ‘Disgusting Behaviour’

People Urged To Stop ‘Disgusting Behaviour’

After another incident in which waste collection staff had to deal with “human and animal waste” placed in residential garbage bags, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch has urged people ”who are engaging in this type of disgusting behaviour to stop.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Public Works... Read more of this article