Take Note: Cup Match Holiday Changes in Garbage & Recycling Collection

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Local residents are advised to take note of the Cup Match holiday changes in garbage and recycling collection next week. A spokeswoman for Public Works said in the west end garbage will be collected this Monday, July 31st. Recyclables and garbage will also be collected on Wednesday, August 1st. ... Read more

America’s Cup Recycling Efforts Generates 20.24 Tonnes of Recyclables

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The Ministry of Public Works announced today that 20.24 tonnes of recyclables were collected from the America's Cup Village during the 22-day event last month. That amount increased Bermuda's monthly recycling, which averages 63 tonnes, by just under 50 per cent per day during the event. A Min... Read more

Deadline for Public Input on National Fuel Policy is Friday

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The public consultation period opened by the Department of Energy for input on the National Fuels Sector Policy closes on Friday. Members of the public were invited to submit their views on the draft document on June 15th. In a statement released this afternoon, Minister of Economic Developmen... Read more

Regulatory Authority: Public Consultations on Proposed Electricity Licenses

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The Regulatory Authority (the 'Authority') has today commenced three public consultations on electricity sector licenses. In a statement released this afternoon, the Authority said these consultations are "an important and key opportunity" for both residents and businesses "to provide their views... Read more

BEST: On Rental Car Proposal

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The benefits of rental cars for tourists vacationing in Bermuda “may be a gift with mixed benefits”. In a statement released to Bermuda Real last night, Stuart Hayward of BEST, after “a deeper look” at the proposal said: “If we reflect to the unexpected/unintended effects of low powered... Read more

Commercial Kitchens: Mandatory Grease Traps In September

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Effective this September, all local commercial food establishments will be required to equip their kitchens with “an approved type and adequately sized grease interceptor”. In a statement released by the Ministry of Health and Seniors on Sunday, a spokeswoman said: “This will allow for the ... Read more

Sustainable Water Supply For St George’s

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Every sixty seconds 115 gallons of water is used at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. An estimated $40,000 a year is spent on supplying water to the prison facilities in St George’s. That’s just two figues released by Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier on Bermuda’s astronomical c... Read more

Brown Water Remedy Cost Taxpayers $33,520

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Local taxpayers forked out $33,520 to rectify, or begin to address the brown water problem that plagued residents in Prospect and Cedar Park in Devonshire. Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier made the disclosure in the House of Assembly on Friday, in response to Parliamentary Questions by Oppos... Read more

Electric Cars Cross One Year Of Sales In Bermuda

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What started out as a test run on the local market a year ago has transitioned into slow but steady growth for Auto Solutions Limited, by way of the introduction of the Mahindra Reva e20 electric car. Sales crossed the one year milestone in March with numbers up from three sold when they were fir... Read more