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City: Proper Use Of Bins Will Aid Rat Prevention

City: Proper Use Of Bins Will Aid Rat Prevention

With the recent reporting of increased sightings of rats around the island, the City of Hamilton reminds City businesses that proper usage of the provided wheelie bins will assist greatly in the control and prevention of rodents in the City.City Engineer Patrick Cooper said of the bins, “We remind businesses to ensure that their wheelie bin can... Read more of this article

St. George’s Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

St. George’s Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] said they would like to inform the public, whose trash is collected by the CSG, that the holiday trash collection for businesses and residents is as follows: Businesses – There will be no trash collection for businesses on Friday 24th of May. Business trash will be collected on Saturday, 25th May. Residents... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Holiday Garbage Collection

Bermuda Day Holiday Garbage Collection

The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following garbage collection changes due to the Bermuda Day holiday.Garbage normally collected Friday May 24, 2019 will be collected Saturday May 25, 2019.Recycling collection for Friday May 24, 2019 will also be collected on Saturday May 25, 2019.Public drop off hours for the Tynes Bay Waste Facility... Read more of this article

City Garbage Collection During Triathlon

City Garbage Collection During Triathlon

The MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, and its associated events, is taking place April 25-28 in the City of Hamilton, and 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 collection in the City, Front Street businesses... Read more of this article

Advisory: Good Friday Garbage Collection

Advisory: Good Friday Garbage Collection

Garbage normally collected on Friday April 19th will be collected on Saturday April 20th due to the Good Friday holiday. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following change in garbage collection due to the Good Friday holiday. “Garbage normally collected Friday April 19, 2019 will be collected... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Waste Management Team

Minister Meets With Waste Management Team

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch recently met with senior waste management technical officers to discuss  waste collection. A Government spokesperson said, “Recently, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch met with senior waste management technical officers to discuss a number of matters regarding waste collection. Minister Burch... Read more of this article

Waste & Recycling Calendar Now Available

Waste & Recycling Calendar Now Available

The Ministry of Public Works today released the 2019/2020 Garbage and Recycling Schedule, which can be found on the Government portal here. “The publication will also be mailed to households so that residents can have their own copy of the calendar,” the Ministry said. “The public is aware that the Ministry has switched to a once-a-week... Read more of this article

Overtime Costs Down, New Trucks, x1 Week

Overtime Costs Down, New Trucks, x1 Week

Overtime costs have been cut by more than half from $1.2m to $320,000, five new trucks arrived on island last month at a cost of approximately $140,000 each, and once a week garbage collection will become permanent. This was stated by Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 15] where he reiterated many of... Read more of this article

‘New Trash Trucks Will Soon Be In Service’

‘New Trash Trucks Will Soon Be In Service’

“Our new trash trucks will soon be in service on our roads. Keep a look out for them,” the Government said as they published photos of the trucks online. Earlier this month, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, “You may recall that a year ago we sent a team inclusive of a driver and worker overseas to select the next batch... Read more of this article

Minister: Once A Week Collection Is Permanent

Minister: Once A Week Collection Is Permanent

[Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press briefing this afternoon [Feb 1] to provide an update on waste management. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: We will have the full statement later, however in the meantime as a very brief summary, the Minister said that... Read more of this article

Delay In Trash Collection Today Due To Weather

Delay In Trash Collection Today Due To Weather

Due to the inclement weather today [Jan 29] there has been a delay in regularly scheduled garbage collection, the Ministry of Public Works said. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to inclement weather, there has been a delay in regularly scheduled garbage collection today. “The Ministry notes that... Read more of this article

Ministry: ‘May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

Ministry: ‘May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that during the week of February 4, septage disposal operations will take place between 7.30am and 4.00pm, and this “may result in unpleasant odors being experienced.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that during the week of 4 February, 2019, septage disposal... Read more of this article

Ministry: Five New Garbage Trucks Have Arrived

Ministry: Five New Garbage Trucks Have Arrived

Earlier today, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch met with senior members of the Waste Management team to assess the current collection schedule, with the Ministry noting that five new garbage trucks “recently arrived in Bermuda and are being prepared for service.” Minister Burch with Chief Engineer Yves Lortie, and Waste Management... Read more of this article