Tag: summer clean-up

NiCE extended as sargassum keeps rolling in

NiCE extended as sargassum keeps rolling in

| 01/08/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The ongoing saga of the sargassum influx has led the government to extend the National Community Enhancement (NiCE) bi-annual clean-up for another two weeks for some of the 486 Caymanians who signed up for this summer’s programme. The minister responsible for infrastructure, Joey Hew, whose ministry is spearheading the project, told the Legislative Assembly […]

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DoA to trial sargassum as fertiliser

DoA to trial sargassum as fertiliser

| 15/07/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Agriculture is set to test out some of the sargassum seaweed that temporary workers on the NiCE project are currently clearing from local beaches. Most of the seaweed that has been plaguing local beaches is being collected and taken to the George Town Landfill, where it is being weighed and deposited, […]

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Almost 500 workers sign on for clean-up

Almost 500 workers sign on for clean-up

| 10/07/2019 | 90 Comments

(CNS): An army of 486 local men and women hit the roads and beaches of the Cayman Islands this week as the annual summer clean-up programme, National Community Enhancement (NiCE), got underway. This year the workers will be focusing on the sargassum that is plaguing the region and having a detrimental impact on local beachgoers […]

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