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Cayman: Special Bulk Waste Collection Ends

Grand Cayman, December 18, 2023 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is confirming the end of the two-week special a special clean up exercise over to remove bulk waste across three islands. 

“The recently concluded special clean up exercise was scheduled to facilitate the transition to the Annual Bulk Waste Collection which takes place in May, ahead of the Hurricane Season. Any bulk waste placed on the curbside and/or empty lot will be considered illegal dumping/littering and should be reported. We thank residents for their participation and complying with the guidelines provided”, said the DEH Director, Richard Simms.  

The DEH is reiterating that following the completion of the special Bulk Waste Collection on December 15, 2023, arrangements should be made by individuals to transport any additional waste to the landfills and that any illegal dumping and littering should be reported to the DEH or the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS). This unlawful practice can result in a penalty of 6 months of imprisonment and a minimum fine of $500.

The George Town Landfill operates from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays, until 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays and is closed on Sundays. The landfill drop-off facility at the gate will remain accessible to the public and small vehicles 24 hours per day.

For additional information, please contact the DEH at 949-6696, email us at [email protected], visit the DEH’s website at or message our Facebook page at


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