Garbage collectors happy to aid COVID fight
Garbage collectors happy to aid COVID fight

by Akera Davis - STAR Writer -April 15, 2020 Sometimes overlooked, garbage collectors, who have always been on a mission to keep the environs clean, are being named among the essential service workers on the front line fighting against COVID-19. THE STAR spoke...

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Reduction In Backlog Of Garbage
Reduction In Backlog Of Garbage

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has reported a reduction in the backlog of garbage collected over the last few weeks. “What we are finding is that we are receiving fewer calls and complaints. The trucks are actively collecting and the traffic has...

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Garbage Another Front Line In Virus Fight

Published:Friday | March 20, 2020 | 12:18 AM Judana Murphy/Gleaner Writer Dwayne Gordon is a resident of Riverton Meadows who is engaged in scrap-metal trading. The bulk of the items he trades for cash are salvaged from the community dump that hoovers up all the solid...

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MANDELA PARK CLOSED

                                                                                    Jamaica’s Beauty Is Our Duty NATIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY For Immediate Release Tuesday, March 17, 2020 MANDELA PARK CLOSED The National Solid Waste Management Authority...

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COVID-19 STATEMENT

                                                                                          Jamaica’s Beauty Is Our Duty NATIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY For Immediate Release Monday, March 16, 2020 COVID-19 STATEMENT The National Solid Waste Management...

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Church Corner Landfill In St. Thomas To Be Relocated

BUDGET 2020/2021 MARCH 6, 2020 WRITTEN BY: DOUGLAS MCINTOSH Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says land has been identified to relocate the Church Corner landfill in St. Thomas, while an alternative location is being sought...

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Twenty Garbage Trucks To Arrive In May – McKenzie

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:18 AM The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is to receive 20 new garbage trucks in May, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced. They are the first of 120 additional trucks being procured by the...

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Pay increase for sanitation workers at NSWMA

LOOP NEWS CREATED : 1 MARCH 2020 JAMAICA NEWS Sanitation workers employed by the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) are to receive a 25 per cent pay increase, effective July of this year. Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond...

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Rae Town Plastic Recycling Project Launched

Kingston, Jamaica; Environmental stakeholders from the public and private sectors lent their support and expertise towards the launch of The Rae Town Plastic Recycling Pilot Project on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Courtyard by Marriott. The initiative seeks to...

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Haunted by ghosts of political interference, allegations of corruption, mismanagement, and the mystery fire in 2011 which razed the record-keeping section of its Half-Way Tree Road head office, officials of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) say the...

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NSWMA Submits Completed Annual Report

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is pleased to announce that we have submitted our completed annual report and unqualified consolidated audited financial statements within the statutory time required for financial year 2018/19. The documents were...

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