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Spray Paint Can Explodes Injuring Worker

Spray Paint Can Explodes Injuring Worker

A “partially full spray paint can exploded discharging its contents onto the 3 person waste crew” this morning in Paget and “despite following proper safety protocols when using the garbage compactor, one worker was sprayed in the eyes” and had to be taken to hospital. A Government spokesperson said, “At approximately 8:30... Read more of this article

Advisory: National Heroes Day Trash Collection

Advisory: National Heroes Day Trash Collection

Due to the National Heroes Day holiday on June 15, garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, June 13. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that due to the National Heroes Day holiday [Monday, 15 June], garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, 13 June 2020. “As... Read more of this article

CSG Bermuda Day Holiday Trash Collection

CSG Bermuda Day Holiday Trash Collection

The Corporation of St. George said that there will be a trash collection for businesses and residents on Saturday [May 30] and no trash collection for businesses and residents on Friday [May 29]. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St George [CSG] would like to inform the public, whose trash is collected by the CSG, that Bermuda Day trash... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Holiday Garbage Collection Change

Bermuda Day Holiday Garbage Collection Change

Due to the Bermuda Day holiday on Friday, May 29th, garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, May 30th. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Bermuda Day holiday [Friday, 29 May], garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, 30 May, 2020. “As... Read more of this article

Stop Leaving Garbage At Bus Stops & Docks

Stop Leaving Garbage At Bus Stops & Docks

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch has asked people to “please stop leaving garbage at bus stops, public docks or school dumpsters” as it is “selfish, inconsiderate, and irresponsible.” Minister Burch said, “The general public is reminded to adhere to the normal garbage collection schedule. This includes ensuring your... Read more of this article

Corporation Of St. George Trash Collection

Corporation Of St. George Trash Collection

The Corporation of St. George have issued an advisory on their trash collection schedule. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform the public that following the Bermuda Government’s decision for residents to ‘Shelter in place’, the CSG will be collecting trash according to the below.“Residential trash... Read more of this article

Good Friday Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Good Friday Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Good Friday holiday [April 10], garbage and recyclables normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, April 11, 2020. A Government spokesperson said, “”As a reminder, Friday garbage collection areas include Smith’s Parish east of Devil’s Hole, all of Hamilton and... Read more of this article

City of Hamilton To Continue Essential Services

City of Hamilton To Continue Essential Services

During the Shelter in Place, the City of Hamilton “will continue its essential services with a sanitation crew continuing to empty waste bins and collect City trash once a day.” A spokesperson said, “Due to the Government’s ‘shelter in place’ directive as the country enters a state of emergency, all merchants, retailers and restaurants,... Read more of this article

‘Illegal Dumping Is Considered An Offence’

‘Illegal Dumping Is Considered An Offence’

Due to people “illegally dumping waste in our parks and beaches,” the Ministry of Public Works issued a reminder that illegal dumping is “considered an offence under the Waste and Litter Control Act 1987.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works’ Department of Parks wishes to remind the public that illegal... Read more of this article

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

‘Regular Garbage Collection Set To Resume’

‘Regular Garbage Collection Set To Resume’

Regular garbage collection is set to resume on Monday, the Ministry of Public Works said, adding that “the Waste Management Section team have put in place additional contingency plans to ensure garbage collection in Bermuda will be back on track in short order.” A Government spokesperson said, “With regular garbage collection set to... Read more of this article

Ministry Updates On Garbage Collection Services

Ministry Updates On Garbage Collection Services

The Ministry of Public Works provided an update on garbage collection services, and also extended their thanks to  the Corporation of Hamilton,  Corporation of St. George, and the private contractors who are collecting garbage. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works, Waste Management Section thanks the public for their... Read more of this article

‘Dumping Is Not Only Illegal But Irresponsible’

‘Dumping Is Not Only Illegal But Irresponsible’

“Household trash from outside the City limits is being brought into the City and dumped on City sidewalks for collection by City sanitation crews,” the City said today, adding that “this dumping is not only illegal but irresponsible.” A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton reminds the public that the dumping of household... Read more of this article