Tag: Cayman Brac dump

Ministry silent over bio-waste dumping

Ministry silent over bio-waste dumping

| 11/05/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): The health ministry is again remaining silent in the face of yet another major problem regarding waste management. Just over a week after the deputy governor apologised on behalf of the ministry for garbage collection failings, revelations that a broken incinerator on Cayman Brac has led to u [...]

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Experts rummage through local rubbish

Experts rummage through local rubbish

| 26/09/2016 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s rubbish came under scrutiny last week when landfill and waste specialists began assessing the composition of household and commercial garbage in preparation for the next step of the government’s proposed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS). Two consultants from Amec [...]

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CIG rules out mining the dump

CIG rules out mining the dump

| 19/09/2016 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The government has released the long-awaited outline business case setting out the options and costs for the future of waste-management on all three Cayman Islands, though the premier has already stated that his government had ruled out mining the dump. Only the first step in a long road to a [...]

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Reduction key to future waste plans

Reduction key to future waste plans

| 27/06/2016 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The government will be focusing very heavily on reducing the amount of waste people generate in Cayman then re-using and recycling what continues to be produced, but it has not ruled out waste-to-energy as part of the solution. The Department of Environmental Health has published the final re [...]

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Public to have their say on waste management

Public to have their say on waste management

| 16/11/2015 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The public will have the opportunity to submit comments and ask questions of government officials at an open house meeting at the Government Administration Building (GAB), George Town, on Tuesday and on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Wednesday, as the health ministry begins the direct interact [...]

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Dump problems confirmed, solution years away

Dump problems confirmed, solution years away

| 31/08/2015 | 71 Comments
(CNS): The most recent report from consultants helping to develop a national waste management solution have urged government to get rid of the tyres at the George Town dump as soon as possible and begin capping the landfill to reduce the noxious odours and dangerous gases. Warning of risks to staff [...]

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