Waste Management Services is pleased to introduce a new, free bulky waste collection and disposal service to domestic customers.

 Operation

 Domestic customers can book free bulky waste collection and disposal by contacting Environmental Risk Manager, Mike Durnford, on tel: 24724 or e-mail:

mike-durnford@enrd.gov.sh

The type and volume of bulky waste will be recorded at the time of booking and a collection date allocated to the customer. The customer may be requested to be present on the date of collection to assist with the loading of their bulky waste into the trailer (dependent on waste volume and weight).

 The bulky waste collection and disposal service will initially operate on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning from 7am.

Collections will be available as follows:

 

  • Tuesday – Jamestown and Rupert’s, Alarm Forest and Deadwood
  • Wednesday – Sandy Bay and Longwood
  • Thursday – HTH and St Paul’s

The service will be extended to Levelwood on a Wednesday once trenching works between Levelwood and Sandy Bay have been completed and the road reopened.

No fees or charges will apply to this service.

Acceptable Bulky Waste

 Bulky waste must be able to be safely hand-loaded onto the trailer. Acceptable bulky waste includes:

 

  • Scrap metal
  • Wood
  • White Goods and small electrical appliances
  • Furniture (including mattresses)
  • Vehicle tyres

Non-acceptable Bulky Waste

 Non-acceptable bulky waste includes (but is not limited to):

 

  • Hazardous waste, including vehicle batteries
  • Whole or part of vehicles
  • Garden or green waste
  • Glass
  • Food waste
  • Other waste – as informed at the time of booking

This service is not available to commercial customers.

 For further information, please contact the Environmental Risk Manager, Mike Durnford, on tel: 24724 or e-mail: mike-durnford@enrd.gov.sh

SHG

20 October 2015

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