August 2, 2021

Cayman: DEH Bulk Waste Removal Campaign begins Nov 16 – Dec 22

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The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) will commence its annual bulk waste removal activity on Monday, 16 November 2020 and conclude on Monday, 21 December 2020.  UPDATED: DEH wishes to remind the community that the following items are not considered bulk waste and will not be collected as part of this campaign: Derelict Vehicles – Arrangements […]

Cayman: VERY LATEST/FURTHER UPDATE/Dump on fire again/Update – DEH and CIFS Respond to Fire at Vehicle Recycling Plant

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VERY LATEST: Fire at Vehicle Recycling Plant Now Under Control JAN 25 11:20AM Department of Environmental Health (DEH), Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and National Roads Authority (NRA) crews worked throughout the night to bring the fire at the vehicle recycling plant under control.             CIFS crews have made good progress to extinguish visible signs […]

Xmas trees for mulch/”Recycled pitiful me” – The Publisher speaks

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We have been asked to repeat the PSA below and it seemed to be appropriate to also repeat my poem I wrote about the “merry mulch”. DEH set to collect Christmas trees for Mulch The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) wishes to advise the public that bins have now been placed for the public to […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Arts Festival Christmas Concert Dec 20 10AM St. George’s Anglican Church Customs & Border Control Holiday Hours WORC Holiday Hours 2019 WORC is announcing its holiday working hours, as well as dates for the remaining board meetings for this year. WORC at Apollo House West on Mary Street will close to the public at 11:30 am Tuesday, 24 […]

One confirmed case of Dengue in Grand Cayman

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From Ministry of Health and the MRCU Officials from the Ministry of Health, along with the Mosquito Research and Control Unit, wish to advise the public of one confirmed case of Dengue for a Cayman Islands resident who had no recent travel history, and the steps persons can take to avoid Dengue. Dengue, which causes […]

DEH rids Grand Cayman of derelict vehicles

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The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has removed 93 derelict vehicles from communities throughout Grand Cayman since Monday, 4 March as part of its ongoing efforts to address some of the long-standing nuisances on the island. “We have been able to significantly reduce the number of vehicles that pose an immediate threat to public health,” […]

Cayman Islands DEH/Prison expand rehabilitation partnership

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GRAND CAYMAN, GIS – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has taken on a third worker to help improve garbage collection, through its ongoing partnership with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). Late last year the two agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at improving the critical public service, whilst supporting the rehabilitation of […]

Cayman Islands DEH opens upgraded recycling depot

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On Tuesday (12), Captain Eugene Ebanks, Councillor for Environment & Housing, officially opened an upgraded recycling depot in the district of North Side as part of the government’s drive to provide more convenient recycling services for the residents of Grand Cayman. The depot is located at the North Side Civic Centre and has been upgraded […]

Cayman Islands DEH working double shifts to remedy collection schedule

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The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is working double shifts today (Thursday, 3 January 2018) through Saturday, 5 January, to address delays in garbage collection in George Town and the Eastern Districts. As a result the Department expects to return to its normal garbage collection schedule beginning in West Bay on Monday, 7 January. Officials […]

Cayman Islands Bodden Town Quarry fire extinguished

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service and the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) confirm that a fire in a Bodden Town quarry that had been smouldering for the last three weeks was extinguished on Thursday, 18 October 2018. Following a slight delay to repair his excavator, the quarry owner had begun work […]