Stiffer penalties coming for improper waste disposal

Stiffer penalties coming for improper waste disposal

Jamaica Gleaner : Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2023 | 12:16 AM The Government is putting legislative measures in place to clamp down on improper waste disposal across the country. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, in his 2023 New Year’s Day address to the nation,...

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E-Waste Can Now Be Dropped Off at Any NSWMA Facility

  Jamaicans can now drop off their e-waste at any of the four National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) regional offices or its head office located at 61 Half-Way Tree Road, Kingston 10. The four regional offices are MPM Waste Management Limited at 67a...

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McKenzie hails NSWMA for improved efficiency in operations

McKenzie hails NSWMA for improved efficiency in operations

Jamaica Observer- Wednesday, March 30, 2022 KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is getting high commendations for improvements in corporate governance, which has enhanced efficiency in operations and bolstered the agency's work in...

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NSWMA Gets Grant To Purchase Trucks

NSWMA Gets Grant To Purchase Trucks

WRITTEN BY: GARFIELD L. ANGUS, MARCH 23, 2022 The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has received a grant of US$210,936 from the Embassy of Japan, for the purchase of two compactor trucks. The grant has been made under Japan’s Grant Assistance for...

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Ageing and depleted fleet hampering NSWMA operations

Ageing and depleted fleet hampering NSWMA operations

Published:Monday | November 8, 2021 | 12:06 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer Audley Gordon, executive director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), is bemoaning the acute shortage of reliable trucks, which is negatively impacting the organisation’s...

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Food security push

Sandals Foundation encourages farmers to explore compost production for personal use, economic gain, waste reduction and environmental protection Monday, October 25, 2021 Local farmers and farming interests are encouraged to explore compost production for personal use...

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Fire at Church Corner Disposal Site

Sunday, October 17, 2021 KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) assisted by the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB), is working to extinguish a fire at the Church Corner Disposal facility in St Thomas. Executive Director of the...

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Foreign investors must comply too, says NSWMA boss

Friday, October 01, 2021 BY HORACE MILLSObserver writer LINSTEAD, St Catherine — Executive director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) Audley Gordon has declared that foreign investors will not be spared as the agency intensifies its effort to...

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