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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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June 06, 2012
Garbage Collection interrupted by intervals of rainy weather

Nassau, The Bahamas - Rainy weather has caused a delay in the New Providence island-wide garbage collection schedule.

 

On
June 5, the Ministry of the Environment issued a public apology for the
delay, as well as the inconvenience it has caused.  The ministry also
encouraged the public to dispose of household waste at the depository
site established at the front gate of the Harold ...

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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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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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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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September 14, 2011
Public Notice on Garbage Collection in New Providence

The General Public is hereby notified that effective Thursday 15th September, 2011, the Department of Environmental Health Services will intensify its household collection services for the island of New Providence. Private sector sanitation collection companies will be assisting the department with this venture.

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September 15, 2011
Regular garbage collection to resume

After not being able to keep to a strict garbage collection schedule because of recent heavy rains, the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) will begin an intensive garbage collection schedule beginning today, Director Melanie McKenzie told The Nassau Guardian yesterday.
"The Ministry of Health and the Department of Environmental Health Services apologize to the public for the inconv...

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Public Notice/Press Release Garbage Collection
September 15, 2011
Public Notice/Press Release (Garbage Collection)

The General Public is hereby notified that effective, Thursday 15th September 2011, the Department of Environmental Health Services will intensify its household collection services for the island of New Providence.

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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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