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

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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 New Numbers At School Meals Dept. anemptytextlline READ MORE New Numbers For Oistins Court anemptytextlline READ MORE New Numbers For School Meals Dept. …

Cooperate With Sanitation Project

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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 …

Response Teams To Tackle Waste Collection

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

(Stock Photo) Government has activated its emergency response teams to assist with the collection of waste across Barbados. This was confirmed by Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, as he sought to allay concerns over what he has described as a “protracted problem” with waste collection across the country. He also gave the assurance that his Ministry …