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Christmas Tree Collection On January 16 & 23

Christmas Tree Collection On January 16 & 23

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding the public that Christmas tree collection will be held on Saturday January 16th and Saturday January 23rd. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised to adhere to the following Christmas Tree collection schedule:Western parishes: All areas of Sandys, Southampton, Warwick and Paget parishes and... Read more of this article

Household Waste Collection Service Advisory

Household Waste Collection Service Advisory

Noting “possible delays to household waste collection” the Department of Works and Engineering’s Waste Management Section advised the public to please note the following service updates. A Government spokesperson said, “Saturday’s collection of both Thursday and Friday’s household waste may be delayed. If so, the public is asked... Read more of this article

Household Waste Collection Service Advisory

Household Waste Collection Service Advisory

The Department of Works and Engineering provided an update on trash collection. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Works and Engineering’s Waste Management Section advises the public that due to ongoing delays in household waste collection, please note the following service updates. “Yesterday’s collection of both Wednesday’s... 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] is advising of the following changes in garbage collection due to the Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.Christmas Day: Residential Garbage normally collected on Friday, December 25th will be collected on Thursday, December 24th.New Year’s Day: Residential Garbage normally collected on Friday,... Read more of this article

Advisory: Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

Advisory: Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that for the “Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s holidays, waste collection days will change for the weeks of December 21 and 28.” A Government spokesperson said, “For the week of December 21, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s waste will both be collected on Wednesday, and Friday’s waste will... Read more of this article

Staffing Shortage, Waste Collection Delayed

Staffing Shortage, Waste Collection Delayed

“Staffing shortages have resulted in delays to waste collection services,” the Government has advised. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Works and Engineering’s Waste Management Sections advises the public that staffing shortages have resulted in delays to waste collection services.“Waste collection is ongoing, however,... Read more of this article

Remembrance Day Holiday Garbage Collection

Remembrance Day Holiday Garbage Collection

Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11, garbage will not be collected that day, the Ministry of Public Works advise. A Government spokesperson sad, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11, garbage will not be collected on that day. “Collection days... Read more of this article

Changes To Garbage Collection Schedule

Changes To Garbage Collection Schedule

[Updated] There will be changes to the garbage collection and waste disposal facilities schedules “due to the approach of Hurricane Teddy to Bermuda,” the Government said today. “Due to the approach of Hurricane Teddy to Bermuda, the Ministry of Public Works advises the public of changes to the garbage collection and waste disposal... Read more of this article

Video: Lines At Tynes Bay Prior To Hurricane

Video: Lines At Tynes Bay Prior To Hurricane

With Hurricane Paulette forecast to start affecting Bermuda later today [Sept 13], residents have lined up at the Tynes Bay Incinerator as they seek to drop off their trash as part of their preperation. You can view our live updates on Hurricane Paulette here, and all our coverage of Hurricane Paulette here. Related StoriesChanges... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that due to the Labour Day holiday, household waste that would normally be collected on Monday September 7, will instead be collected on Saturday [Sept 5]. A Government spokesperson said, “Additionally, West End recycling will be collected on Thursday September 10, while East End recyclables will... Read more of this article

CSG Cup Match Trash Collection Schedule

CSG Cup Match Trash Collection Schedule

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] is informing the public about the Cup Match trash collection for businesses and residents. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform the public, whose trash is collected by the CSG, that Cup Match trash collection for businesses and residents is as follows: “There will be a... Read more of this article

Ministry: Illegal Dumpers To Face Prosecution

Ministry: Illegal Dumpers To Face Prosecution

“Persons found to be illegally dumping will face prosecution,” the Ministry said today, explaining that “despite repeated requests, members of the public continue to illegally dump waste at parks, beaches, and especially public docks and bus stops. ” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works’ Department... Read more of this article

Minister On Water, Sewage Treatment Plant Plans

Minister On Water, Sewage Treatment Plant Plans

“As an island that depends on rain water for the majority of its fresh water supply and as we enter a new era of global warming, we should change our perception of sewage from that of a waste product, to rather a renewable resource that should be recovered but that we are now simply throwing away,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch... Read more of this article