Better garbage collection by weekend - McKenzie

March 30, 2016

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie, is reassuring Jamaicans that measures are being put in place and every effort is being made to improve garbage collection across the island.

In a release from the ministry this afternoon, Minister McKenzie said the efforts being put in place should result in residents of several communities experiencing some alleviation of the problem by this weekend.

Meanwhile, he is urging members of the public who are experiencing difficulty in the collection and disposal of their residential waste, to call the NSWMA Hotlines at: 1-888-253-2653 or 448-3220 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Mondays to Fridays. 

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