Reminder: Christmas Tree Collection Coming Soon

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works wishes to remind the public that the dates for Christmas Tree Collection are as follows: Western parishes: All areas west of Tee Street will be collected on Saturday, January 15, 2022 Eastern parishes: All areas east of Tee Street, in... Read more

Part 3: Dockyard Dumping Still Going Unchecked & Piling Up Daily As Usual!

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It's a New Year - that time for out with the old and in with the new, but the residents of Ferry Lane at Watford Bridge in Dockyard know that the 'NIMBY' (Not In My Backyard) Syndrome is still alive and not so well when it comes to TRASH! Since we published part two of this report on February 15 las... Read more

Public Works: Holiday Waste Collection Advisory

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works wishes to remind the public of the Holiday Drop off Hours at the Tynes Bay Waste to Energy Facility. A Ministry spokesperson said: “We always anticipate an increase in household waste during the holidays and would like to remind the pu... Read more

Climate Change: Huge Toll Of Extreme Weather Disasters In 2021

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BBC News: By Matt McGrath - Weather events, linked to a changing climate, brought misery to millions around the world in 2021 according to a new report. The study, from the charity Christian Aid, identified 10 extreme events that each caused more than $1.5bn of damage. The biggest financial ... Read more

Second Burner At Tynes Bay Returned To Service

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The Ministry of Public Works has confirmed that the second burner at the Tynes Bay Waste Facility "was returned to service over the weekend”, with the "two burners are operating at near-normal efficiency burning approximately 288 tons of garbage per day". Acting Minister of Public Works Wayne Furb... Read more

City Garbage Collection Over The Christmas Period

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The City of Hamilton wishes to advise City businesses and residents that City garbage collecons will be scheduled on the following dates: Friday, December 24th – No collection a/er 10pm Saturday, December 25th to Tuesday, December 28th – NO COLLECTION Wedn... Read more

Public Works: Christmas Holiday Waste Collection Advisory

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda -The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following Christmas Boxing Day and New Year's Day trash collection dates.   For the week of December 27th: Monday’s waste will be collected on Wednesday. Tuesday’s waste will be collected on Thursday. Wednes... Read more

Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch Is Immense Plastic Habitat

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BBC News: LONDON, By Victoria Gill - Scientists have discovered marine animals living on plastic debris in an area of the open ocean dubbed "the Great Pacific Garbage Patch". Many of the creatures are coastal species, living miles from their usual habitats, on a patch halfway between the coast o... Read more

BOPP Hosts Second BEACH Webinar Featuring A Briefing From Partnership Principals  

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – Mark your calendars and join the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme (BOPP) on Thursday, December 9th at 6pm AST for the second installment of its free virtual public webinar series, B.E.A.C.H.—the BOPP Environmental Awareness Chat Hour. This series is designed ... Read more

Update: Progress Continues at Tynes Bay Waste Facility

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Acting Minister of Public Works, Wayne Furbert visited the Tynes Bay Waste Treatment Facility to receive a status update on the progress being made. Mr Nasir Wade, Plant Manager at Tynes Bay, briefed the Minister on the single functioning burner, the clearing of... Read more