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March 21, 2019
App to help track garbage collection set for release

THE Ministry of Environment will be releasing an app that will allow users to track garbage collection, Director of Environmental Health Services Melanie McKenzie said yesterday.

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January 08, 2019
Department of Environmental Health Services announces twice weekly garbage collections

Garbage collection on New Providence will be increased from once to twice weekly starting next month, the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) announced today...

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September 15, 2017
Garbage collection fee still up in the air

The government has not yet had a formal discussion about implementing service fees for garbage collection on New Providence, but the idea is still on the table, said Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest.
Turnquest announced in July, during a meeting of the "Rotary Club of West Nassau" at "The Poop Deck at Sandyport", that the government was considering the fee.
In a recent interview with The Nass...

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August 25, 2015
Dorsett denies claims he owns garbage collection company

ENVIRONMENT Minister Ken Dorsett yesterday denied claims circulating on social media websites that suggest he owns a garbage collection company.

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August 24, 2011
Emergency garbage collection today

GARBAGE, debris and old appliances will be collected from outside your home by the Department of Environmental Health carrying out an emergency waste collection before Hurricane Irene strikes. Everyone is encouraged to put anything likely to fly in the storm outside for the collection as soon as possible.

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Garbage collection will cost 18 a month
June 02, 2010
Garbage collection will cost $18 a month

The Bahamas will have to build an island to handle its rubbish or barge it elsewhere for disposal if it doesn't change its ways, the Environment Minister has warned explaining the need privatization for the waste handling business.

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September 12, 2010
Letter: Consistent garbage collection after Tribune story

EDITOR, The Tribune.

I want to thank Tribune reporter Ava Turnquest for doing the story on the poor garbage collection a few weeks ago. I am one of the callers who called into The Tribune's newsroom and was transferred to her. Within 48 hours she had written a front page article on the matter. I was most surprised and excited.

Before her article, I had to wait up to two and a half weeks for col...

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June 30, 2011
Government outsources garbage collection routes to private firm

By SANCHESKA BROWN

THREE years after spending millions of dollars on 10 new garbage trucks that were expected to solve Nassau's waste management woes, the government is now having to outsource collection routes to a private company.

The Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) confirmed yesterday that it has temporarily contracted the services of Bahamas Waste Management to assist with...

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December 23, 2013
Garbage collection schedule

THE Department of Environmental Health has released an island wide schedule to make homeowners aware of exactly when their garbage should be collected.

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December 20, 2013
500,000 a year saved on garbage collection

THE Department of Environmental Health Services expects to save Bahamians about $500,000 a year while creating a more efficient garbage collection system, Environment and Housing Minister Kenred Dorsett said yesterday.

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