Disgust over trash dumped outside Tynes Bay – The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Business, Sports, Events, & Community

Log In

Reset Password
BERMUDA | RSS PODCAST

Disgust over trash dumped outside Tynes Bay

Piles of trash outside of the Tynes Bay Waste-to-Energy facility. (Photograph from Facebook)

A large pile of trash dumped outside the Tynes Bay Waste-to-Energy facility over the holiday weekend has angered members of the public.

The waste was removed from the area by yesterday morning, but on social media several people highlighted the pile of dozens of trash bags and hoped that the culprits would be identified.

One Facebook poster complained about the “nasty and lazy” people who had dumped the trash had forced more work on staff at the facility.

Another poster said they were “disgusted” to see the amount of waste that had been left.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works thanked the staff of Tynes Bay, who cleared the dumped trash.

He added: “The public is asked not to dump garbage outside the gate, as this will cause unnecessary delays for those persons dropping off their waste at the designated times.”

Tynes Bay will be open for public drop-off between 9am and noon on Saturday and between 7am and 7pm on Sunday.

The facility will also be open between 9am and noon on January 3, when the New Year’s Day public holiday is observed.

The Ministry of Public Works previously announced that the holiday period would cause a series of changes to the trash collection schedule.

Trash collection scheduled to take place yesterday will instead take place on Friday.

Trash collection scheduled to take place today and tomorrow will instead take place on Sunday.

Next week, trash collection will take place a day later than usually scheduled.

Recycling will be collected in the western side of the island today and in the eastern side tomorrow.

Christmas tree collection is scheduled to take place on January 15 on the western side of the island and on January 22 in the east.

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published December 30, 2021 at 12:14 pm (Updated December 30, 2021 at 12:14 pm)

Disgust over trash dumped outside Tynes Bay

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon