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Column: Tackling Bermuda’s Trash Problem

Column: Tackling Bermuda’s Trash Problem

[Opinion column written by Jessica Riederer] This Saturday, my aunt Carol Mullan and I visited a few West End beaches to clean up the trash that was washing in. There was a lot of it. On the way home, I was telling my aunt that I had visited the public dock at Ely’s Harbour a few weeks ago and had been horrified by the amount of rubbish that was... Read more of this article

Reminder: Sept. 1 Household Waste Collection

Reminder: Sept. 1 Household Waste Collection

The Ministry is reminding people that this Saturday [Sept 1] will be the household waste collection in advance of Labour Day Holiday. A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is reminding that due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday September 3, household waste normally collected on Monday, [all households from Dockyard to Lighthouse... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Household Waste Collection

Labour Day Holiday Household Waste Collection

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday September 3, household waste normally collected on Monday, or all households from Dockyard to Lighthouse Road, Southampton will be collected on the preceding Saturday, September 1st. A Government spokesperson said, “All other household waste collection... Read more of this article

Adjustments To Weekly Trash Collection Map

Adjustments To Weekly Trash Collection Map

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective Monday, August 6th there “will be some adjustments to the once a week trash collection map, resulting in an expansion of the map for some areas.” The Ministry said:Monday: All of Sandys Parish. Southampton Parish west up to and including Lighthouse Road from Middle Road to South Road.Tuesday:... Read more of this article

Cup Match Trash Collection In St George’s

Cup Match Trash Collection In St George’s

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] advised of the Cup Match trash collection schedule for businesses and residents. “There will be a trash collection for Businesses and Residents on Saturday, 4th of August. We would like to remind you that all trash must be placed out prior to 8:30 am. Trash is not to be placed out prior to Saturday for collection,”... Read more of this article

Cup Match Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

Cup Match Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that due to the Cup Match holiday, trash that would have been collected on those two days, will now be collected on Saturday, August 4. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Cup Match holiday [Thursday August 2 & August 3], trash that would... Read more of this article

Extended Public Drop Off Hours At Tynes Bay

Extended Public Drop Off Hours At Tynes Bay

Effective on Monday, July 16, the public drop off hours at Tynes Bay Waste-to-Energy Facility will be extended. A Government spokesperson said that Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David A Burch today “confirmed that effective July 16, the public drop off hours at Tynes Bay Waste-to-Energy Facility will be extended. “Effective Monday, July 16,... Read more of this article

Minister Burch: Waste Collection, Trucks, Costs

Minister Burch: Waste Collection, Trucks, Costs

There are currently an average of 8 trucks in service daily, five trucks been ordered and are expected to arrive in November, overtime expenses for waste collection to date of $26,227.25 is “dramatically less than the $250,000 spent last year on overtime in this quarter,” and once a week garbage collection will continue until at least year... Read more of this article

Once A Week Trash Collection To Continue

Once A Week Trash Collection To Continue

The once a week trash collection schedule is expected to continue to “at least year end”, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said today, explaining that “we cannot contemplate a return to twice a week collection anytime soon with the limited vehicles available.” Minister Burch noted that since the revised collection... Read more of this article

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