Bahamas Waster and BAARK Help Protect Man's Best Friend

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March 08, 2019

Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness (BAARK), take seriously their responsibility to protect animals in our communities.

The organization teamed up with Nassau’s leading Waste Management Company, Bahamas Waste Limited, to host one of their three annual spay and neutering campaigns, known as MASH, Mobile Animal Sterilization Hospital.

The first event of the year saw the group perform procedures on nearly two hundred dogs and cats for free.

“Spaying and Neutering is a very important aspect of caring for domesticated animals” explained President of BAARK, Laura Kimble.

“Spaying helps prevent uterine infections and breast tumors, which are malignant or cancerous in about 50 percent of dogs and 90 percent of cats.

Spaying your female pet before her first heat offers the best protection from these diseases while neutering your male companion prevents testicular cancer and some prostate problems.”

As part of the partnership with BAARK, Bahamas Waste (BW) – which is the only company in Nassau that offers premier hazardous waste disposal services – provided biohazardous waste collection, daily garbage services, on-site port a potties, and cleaning areas as well.

“We’ve had the pleasure of partnering with BAARK on a number of their initiatives,” explained BWL Operations Manager, Ethelyn Davis.

“From fundraising efforts such as their popular Potcakeman Triathlon and ‘Strutt your Mutt’ events, to more hands-on help in facilitating their spay and neuter clinics.”

According to Kimble, the MASH clinics take a huge amount of effort to organize and coordinate, “We have about 20-30 volunteers at the clinics, plus local vets provide the surgeries at a reduced price to make this vital service available for those who cannot afford to spay or neuter their pets.

Franny and Ethelyn make it so easy - I email them and they kindly assist and they are so reliable and it just takes a huge task off of our plates so we can focus on all the other tasks such as getting animals in and back home as quick as possible.”

Bahamas Waste staff help prep for the event and then come at the end of each day to empty all bins, clean the port -a-potties, and take away all bio-waste.

The MASH events are paid for by private donors, local corporate sponsors, participants who support their many events, as well as the donation by Bahamas Waste, which Kimble said is invaluable for them.

Bahamas Waste Limited handles more than a third of all waste produced in New Providence each year, servicing more than 19,000 commercial and residential customers, and also provides special collection services to clients in Fresh Creek, Andros Bahamas Waste is committed to working together with our community towards a cleaner tomorrow. Our primary business involves the leasing of compactors and containers and the collection and disposal of solid and wet waste; the collection, treatment and disposal of medical waste, and the manufacturing of biodiesel products. In New Providence, our fleet of more than 60 collections and service vehicles are out in the community seven days a week, starting in the early morning hours. Website: http://www.bahamaswaste.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bahamas-Waste/419339604771785?fref=ts

Bahamas Waste Team prep for MASH Work to Help Baark 

Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness (BAARK) teamed up with Nassau’s leading Waste Management Company, Bahamas Waste Limited, to host one of their three annual spay and neutering campaigns, known as MASH, Mobile Animal Sterilization Hospital. Bahamas Waste (BW) – which is the only company in Nassau that offers premier hazardous waste disposal services – provided biohazardous waste collection, daily garbage services, on-site port a potties, and cleaning areas as well.(Photos courtesy of BAARK for Barefoot Marketing) 


Bahamas Waste Steps in to Keep MASH events Clean and Pristine!

About 20-30 volunteers work the Baark Mash clinics, plus local vets provide the surgeries at a reduced price to make this vital service available for those who cannot afford to spay or neuter their pets. Bahamas Waste staff help prep for the event and then come at the end of each day to empty all bins, clean the port -a-potties, and take away all bio-waste.(Photos courtesy of BAARK for Barefoot Marketing)

News date : 03/08/2019    Category : About Bahamians, Business, Community/Charity, Press Releases

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