Public Works Minister Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch met with senior members of the Waste Management team to assess the current collection schedule earlier today.

During the meeting the team reviewed the survey results from the front line workers and Minister Burch received an update on the once a week collection statistics, current waste production levels, as well as an overview about the recycling schedule. Minister Burch was also updated on the five new garbage trucks which recently arrived in Bermuda and are being prepared for service.

Following the meeting, Minister Burch expressed his thanks to the Waste Management team and the general public for adapting to the new schedules, and he indicated that he “will shortly provide the public with a full update regarding the 2019 plans for waste collection in Bermuda.”

As a reminder, the Ministry of Public Works once a week garbage collection remains in effect and recycling will be collected on the upcoming dates:

January Recycling collection dates:

  • West: Thursday 31

February Recycling collection dates:

  • West: Thursday 14, 28
  • East: Friday 1, 15

March Recycling collection dates:

  • West: Thursday 14, 28
  • East: Friday 1, 15, 29

Photos Courtesy of DCI