News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – The Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Works and Engineering advises the public that following a meeting today with the BIU and workers in the Waste Management Section, the decision was made to have outside agencies manage residential garbage collection across Bermuda from today until the end of day Friday, March 27.

This decision addressed the concerns raised by the workers and ensures this essential service will immediately resume.

The Corporation of Hamilton and other private waste collection agencies will begin collecting residential garbage today, beginning in the west from Sandys to Paget Parishes, and continuing through the week to the remainder of the island per the normal collection schedule.

The BIU and Waste Management section workers have agreed to resume full waste collection services starting Monday, 30 March.

The Department of Works and Engineering wishes to thank the public for their patience and apologizes for any inconvenience.