SSA Conducting Mass Collections

Nya Phillips Ministry News

The Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) will be conducting mass collections in five rural parishes this week. The exercise began today Monday December 18 in St. Joseph, St. John, St. Philip and Christ Church, and will continue in those areas on Tuesday,  December 19, between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. On Wednesday, December 20, the collections will be done in St. …

Garbage Collection Issues Being Addressed

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

As Christmas preparations move into high gear, residents across Barbados are being assured that issues related to waste disposal are being addressed. This assurance has come from Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, who in a recent interview with the Barbados Government Information Service said that he was working to ensure that appropriate measures were in place to …

Environment Ministry Ready To Assist South Coast

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, has pledged his Ministry’s support in assisting with challenges currently being experienced on the south coast of Barbados. During a recent interview with the Barbados Government Information Service, Dr. Lowe said the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) was seeking to employ the services of a supplier to assist in washing down areas …

113 Sanitation Staff Members Appointed

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The appointments of 113 workers at the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) have been approved. These appointments were approved by Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, who has overall responsibility for that agency, following recommendations made by the state entity. Dr. Lowe told the Barbados Government Information Service that the number included all persons who served with the …

Plans To Upgrade Burial Grounds

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Government will unveil a “magnificently” refurbished interment site at the St. James Cemetery in the coming months of this year, while three other cemeteries are set to also undergo upgrades and expansion. This was revealed by Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe during an interview with the Barbados Government Information Service. “We are pleased to announce that …

Byer Suckoo: NUPW Payment Claims Incorrect

Malissa Brathwaite Top Stories

The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) has misunderstood the outcome of the recent negotiations meeting between its members and the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) management, chaired by the Minister of Labour. Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, made this statement, after it was incorrectly stated today by General Secretary of the NUPW, Rosalind Smith, that the workers …

Waste Hauler Programme Successful

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The Waste Hauler programme, introduced by the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) last year, has been declared a success so far. Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, expressed his satisfaction with the six-month programme during a recent interview with the Barbados Government Information Service. Noting that the programme was introduced to assist with waste collection and disposal given …

SSA Has New Telephone Numbers

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The public is advised that the contact numbers for the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) have changed. The new numbers are: PBX – 535-5000; the hotline – 535-5006; and the fax number – 535-5094. See also: READ MORE Change In NCSA Phone Numbers anemptytextlline READ MORE New Telephone System At BRA Treasury anemptytextlline READ MORE Telephone Numbers For Police Complaints … …

Cooperate With Sanitation Project

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are being encouraged to support the new pilot refuse collection project rolled out yesterday by the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA). Under the project, four companies – Williams Liquid & Solid Waste Management Inc.; Garbage Master Limited; Forde’s Freighting and Rental Services Inc.; and Project Recycle Limited – were contracted by the SSA to collect refuse from …

Lowe: Nothing Unusual About Tractor At Landfill

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The presence of a tractor at the Mangrove Pond Landfill is a common practice, and it comes at market price. That is the assertion of Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, amid questions being raised over Government’s rental of a tractor at the landfill. “As it relates to the piece of equipment on the landfill, adequate research …