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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

‘Outside Agencies’ To Begin Trash Collection

‘Outside Agencies’ To Begin Trash Collection

[Updated] The “decision was made to have outside agencies manage residential garbage collection” and the “Corporation of Hamilton and other private waste collection agencies will begin collecting residential garbage today,” the Ministry said. This follows after the work stoppage yesterday, due to “concerns raised by workers... Read more of this article

Disruption Of Garbage Collection Services

Disruption Of Garbage Collection Services

[Updated] “Concerns raised by workers in the Waste Management section have temporarily disrupted garbage collection services,” the Ministry confirmed today, adding that “dialogue is ongoing and a meeting is scheduled tomorrow to address the concerns.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works and the... Read more of this article

E-Waste & TAG Recycling Day On Saturday

E-Waste & TAG Recycling Day On Saturday

A free E-Waste & TAG Recycling Drop-Off Day event will be held on Saturday [March 7] from 8.00am to 4.00pm at the Somerset Cricket Club premises. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is supporting the Free E-Waste & TAG Recycling Drop-Off Day event being sponsored by Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] on Saturday, March... Read more of this article

Photos: MSA Students Tour Tynes Bay Facility

Photos: MSA Students Tour Tynes Bay Facility

After Grade 4 MSA student Oliver Chow wrote to Premier David Burt expressing his concerns about plastic recycling in Bermuda, the Premier invited Oliver and his classmates to take a tour of the Tynes Bay Waste Management Facility, allowing them a behind the scenes look at the facility. A spokesperson said, “Oliver Chow, a Grade 4 student from... Read more of this article

“199 Loads Of Bulk Waste Were Delivered”

“199 Loads Of Bulk Waste Were Delivered”

The Ministry of Public Works in partnership with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] recently held a bulky waste clean-up to encourage residents to responsibly dispose of metal waste, rubble, furniture, appliances and other large items. A Government spokesperson said, “The event held on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 of January, involved the public grouping... Read more of this article

Christmas Tree Collection On January 18 & 25

Christmas Tree Collection On January 18 & 25

The Ministry of Public Works reminds the public that Christmas tree collection will be held on this and next Saturday, the 18 and 25 of January. A Government spokesperson said, “The public are advised to adhere to the following Christmas Tree Collection schedule: “East End Christmas Tree Collection will be held on Saturday January 18 and... Read more of this article