Delays In Trash Collection Continue

July 25, 2021 | 5 Comments

Delays in trash collection “continue this weekend because of industrial action by Collections Staff,” the Government has advised, adding that they are “hopeful that trash collection will resume tomorrow morning.”

A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advised today [Sunday] that delays in trash collection continue this weekend, because of industrial action by Collections Staff.

“The Ministry is hopeful that trash collection will resume tomorrow morning [Monday July 26]. The Ministry notes that it has sought to clear some of the trash backlog in the east end this weekend.

“In the meantime, residents who are able to take their trash to Tynes Bay today [Sunday] are encouraged to do so. Additionally, Marsh Folly is also open today if residents wish to disgard any horticultural waste.

“Lastly, the Ministry fully recognises and appreciates inconvenience caused to the community due to the staff industrial action and regrets any distress caused to the public.

“The matter is being addressed by the Bermuda Industrial Union and the Ministry’s management team.

“And it’s hoped that a resolution can be reached for the benefit of the entire community.”

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  1. Sickened says:

    Thanks for nothing “labour party”.

  2. Paul says:

    Tourist ,welcome to Bermuda and our trash,people are so fed up with what is happening in our once beautiful Island.

    • Sandgrownan says:

      You get what you vote for.

      20 years of incompetence, ineptitude and failure.

  3. conspiracytheory says:

    Time to privatize garbage collection.

  4. Triangle Drifter says:

    Sooner or later the voters will mature & we will get a responsible Government that puts people first & also knows how to manage.

    We have had 23 years of sooner. We have about run out of later. We are about to be too late.

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