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Change Of Date For East End Tree Collection

Change Of Date For East End Tree Collection

The East End Christmas tree collection will not take place tomorrow [Jan 17] due to “staff shortages,” the Ministry said today. A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works regretfully advises that due to staff shortages, East End Christmas tree collection will not take place tomorrow [Jan. 17] as scheduled. “Instead East... Read more of this article

Christmas Tree Collection Dates: Jan 17 & 24

Christmas Tree Collection Dates: Jan 17 & 24

The Christmas tree collection date for the East End is Wednesday, January 17, while the West End will be collected on Wednesday, January 24. A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the upcoming Christmas tree collection dates.East End: Wednesday, 17 January, 2018 West End: Wednesday, 24 January, 2018“As an... Read more of this article

89,830 Tonnes Of Waste Collected In 2016

89,830 Tonnes Of Waste Collected In 2016

The amount of waste collected totaled 89,830 tonnes in 2016 which is a 7.47% increase over the 83,590 tonnes collected in 2015, according to the recently released 2017 Environmental Statistics Compendium from the Department of Statistics The report said, “In 2016, the amount of waste collected totaled 89,830 tonnes. This represents an increase... Read more of this article

Christmas Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

Christmas Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

The Department of Waste Management, Ministry of Public Works, is advising the public to take note of the following trash collection dates. A Government spokesperson said, “In advance of the Christmas, Boxing and New Year’s holiday, the Department of Waste Management is encouraging the public to take note of the following trash collection dates: “West... Read more of this article

Advisory: Gifts For Waste Collections Staff

Advisory: Gifts For Waste Collections Staff

The Ministry of Public Works is appealing to residents to use caution if leaving a gift for their waste collection handlers. A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Ministry is grateful to the public for showing their appreciation by leaving gifts for waste collection handlers. “However we are requesting that gifts not be left on collection routes... Read more of this article

Advisory: Remembrance Day Waste Collection

Advisory: Remembrance Day Waste Collection

The Department of Waste Management is advising of holiday waste collection dates. “Due to the observance of Remembrance Day on Monday, November 13th 2017, east-end waste will be collected next Tuesday and Friday [Nov. 14 & Nov. 17],” a spokesperson said. “West-end waste will be collected next Wednesday and Thursday [Nov. 16 &... Read more of this article

Tyne’s Bay New Opening Hours Begin Nov 1st

Tyne’s Bay New Opening Hours Begin Nov 1st

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding residents of the updated operational hours for the Tynes Bay Bay Waste Treatment Facility, which is set to open at 7.00am on weekdays as of tomorrow. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is reminding residents of the updated operational hours for the Tynes Bay Bay Waste Treatment Facility.... Read more of this article

Minister: Garbage Collection, Tynes Bay Facility

Minister: Garbage Collection, Tynes Bay Facility

There are regularly as few as 8 garbage collection trucks serviceable out of a fleet of 19, an initial wave of recruitment of 5 laborers is currently in train, and the Tynes Bay Public Drop Off Facility will start opening at 7.00am on weekdays. This is according to Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch who provided an overview of the Tynes Bay... Read more of this article

Advisory: Cup Match Residential Trash Collection

Advisory: Cup Match Residential Trash Collection

The Department of Waste Management, Ministry of Public Works, have advised of the Cup Match holiday, garbage and recycling collection schedule. A spokesperson said, “In the west-end, garbage will be collected tomorrow Monday 31st July and recycling and garbage will be collected on Wednesday 2nd August. “East end garbage will be collected... Read more of this article

Pay-Loader Loses Traction At Tynes Bay Plant

Pay-Loader Loses Traction At Tynes Bay Plant

During a heavy downpour recently, a pay-loader being operated at Tynes Bay Waste Treatment Facility lost its traction on wet ground resulting in the unit tipping and coming to rest on nearby trees. No one was injured in the incident. A Government spokesperson said, “The incident was investigated by the Tynes Bay Safety Officer who determined that... Read more of this article

20.2 Tonnes Of Recyclables Collected From AC

20.2 Tonnes Of Recyclables Collected From AC

The Ministry of Public Works announced that 20.24 tonnes of recyclables were collected from the America’s Cup event village during the 22 day event last month. This amount increased Bermuda’s monthly recycling, which averages 63 tonnes, by just under 50% per day during the event period. A Ministry Spokesperson said, “Thanks is due... Read more of this article

Reminder About Metal Waste At Tynes Bay

Reminder About Metal Waste At Tynes Bay

The Tynes Bay Waste To Energy Facility is reminding all customers that the inclusion of metal waste in loads of burnable waste being delivered to the facility is prohibited. A Government spokesperson said, “The Tynes Bay Waste To Energy Facility, under The Ministry of Public Works, would like to remind all customers that the inclusion of metal waste... Read more of this article

Compost Available For Collection In Mid April

Compost Available For Collection In Mid April

The Marsh Folly Composting Division said that vegetable garden, fine grade compost will next be available for collection in mid-April. A spokesperson said, “The Marsh Folly Composting Division of the Ministry of Public Works’ Waste Management Section would like to inform the public that vegetable garden, fine grade compost will next be available... Read more of this article