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Boating Hazardous Waste Trash Advisory

Boating Hazardous Waste Trash Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding residents about certain boating materials that are prohibited from inclusion with regular waste items. A Government spokesperson said, “In advance of what is expected to be a busy recreational boating holiday weekend, the Ministry of Public Works is reminding residents about certain boating materials that... Read more of this article

‘Operations May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

‘Operations May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that during the week of May 28, 2018, it will conduct its Biannual Septage Disposal Operations which “may result in unpleasant odors being experienced in the residential areas surrounding the Marsh Folly Composting Facility.” “Despite the unpleasant odor, the Ministry assures there are no environmental... Read more of this article

Trash Collection Notice For Town Of St. George

Trash Collection Notice For Town Of St. George

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] said they “would like to inform the public that there will be no trash collection on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 in the Town of St. George due to scheduled maintenance of the CSG trash truck.” “The CSG will perform a trash collection for businesses on the evening of Tuesday, May 8th, 2018, we ask that... Read more of this article

Advisory: City Trash Collection During Triathlon

Advisory: City Trash Collection During Triathlon

The MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, and its associated events, is taking place April 26-28 in the City of Hamilton, and the City has advised that the “public can expect road closures, parking restrictions and temporary changes to certain City services in the lead-up to and throughout the duration of the event.” “With regard to garbage... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Burch On Waste Collection

Video: Minister Burch On Waste Collection

[Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press conference this afternoon [Apr 17] to provide an update on waste collection. In February of this year, the Minister had announced that they will revert to once a week garbage collection for a 10 week period, which was scheduled to end on April 27th. Back on February, the Minister... Read more of this article

Good Friday Garbage & Recycling Collection

Good Friday Garbage & Recycling Collection

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Good Friday Holiday, garbage normally collected on Friday, March 30th will be collected on Saturday, March 31st. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Good Friday Holiday, garbage normally collected on Friday March 30th will be collected on... Read more of this article

Reminder: New x1 Week Trash Collection Dates

Reminder: New x1 Week Trash Collection Dates

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding everyone that the one day a week garbage collection schedule is now in effect, and it will continue until April 27th. “And the Ministry of Public Works advised residents to ensure they know their correct date, and place their garbage out on the right day,” a spokesperson said. “The Ministry notes that... Read more of this article

Once A Week Garbage Collection Starts Monday

Once A Week Garbage Collection Starts Monday

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding the community that the once per week garbage collection schedule takes effect on Monday February 19. A spokesperson said, “For ease of reference, the Ministry has provided a map of the collection days for each parish [see below]. “The change in weekly garbage collection will continue through April 27th.... Read more of this article

Once A Week Garbage Collection Schedule

Once A Week Garbage Collection Schedule

Garbage collection is set to take place once per week from February 19 through April 27, with an updated schedule outlined by the Ministry of Pubic Works. A Government spokesperson said, “As the public is aware, from Monday, February 19th through April 27th garbage collection will be once per week, as announced by the Ministry of Public Works... Read more of this article

McGinger Comic: Preparing For New Sport Event

McGinger Comic: Preparing For New Sport Event

[Written by McGinger Design Lab] In the second of a new comic series from McGinger Design Lab, McGinger notes that Bermuda is hosting an international sporting event in less than three months, and the island is getting ready. Related StoriesAdvisory: Cup Match Residential Trash Collection Ministry: ‘Illegal Dumping Of Raw Sewage’ Garbage... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Burch On Waste Management

Video: Minister Burch On Waste Management

[Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press briefing this afternoon [Feb 12] to discuss waste management matters. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video of Minister Burch’s press conference is below. Update 3.16pm: We will update with the Minister’s full remarks as able, however... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Trash Collection Meetings

Minister Updates On Trash Collection Meetings

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col. David Burch advised that his meeting yesterday with the BIU leadership and the Executive of the Public Works Division went “extremely well”. “The Minister reported progress on the three areas of concern: staffing, vehicles and spare parts. The new protocols going forward will include regular meetings between... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Garbage Collection Issues

Video: Minister On Garbage Collection Issues

[Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press conference this morning [Jan 31] to address the circumstances surrounding the delays with garbage collection. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video of Minister Burch’s press conference is below. Update 10.37am: The press conference is over;... Read more of this article