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GARBAGE COLLECTION TO BE PRIVATISED

Posted by SR (riley) on Sep 22 2016 at 4:36 PM
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Local Government and Community Development Minister, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says the administration remains committed to privatising garbage collection and disposal operations being carried out by the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). The Minister advised that additional garbage trucks are expected to arrive by year-end into early 2017, with more to be acquired thereafter.

Acknowledging the shortage of units within the NSWMA’s fleet, Minister  McKenzie indicated that instructions have been given for private trucks to be hired to assist where the need is identified islandwide.The Minister pointed out that problems which arose with garbage collection and disposal in St. Elizabeth and Manchester have been addressed, as private trucks were brought into the system.

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