November 17, 2019

Cayman Islands Fire Service responds to landfill fire

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From Department of Environmental Health GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has successfully contained the small fire that erupted at the George Town Landfill this morning (Wednesday, 6 February 2019). The Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) received the 9-11 call at 8:09 a.m. Fire officers with the Central Fire Station arrived […]

Cayman Islands DoE seeks additional Green Iguana cullers

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Seeking to bolster the number of registered cullers for the ongoing 2018/19 Green Iguana Cull Project, the Department of Environment (DoE) will hold a second registration drive to support the cull effort. The registration drive will be held starting Thursday, 24 January outside the George Town Landfill entrance at the location where culled Green Iguanas […]

Cayman Islands NiCE beautification work continues

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – 518 unemployed persons registered for the National Community Enhancement Winter Project (NiCE) which started Monday, 26 November 2018. Of that number 343 have commenced working on the initiative, which provides up to three weeks of work ending on Friday, 14 December. According NiCE Project Manager Levi Allen from the Public Works […]

Cayman Islands Green Iguana Culling: Information & Guidelines

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The guidance provided below is intended as information for the general public on Grand Cayman. The details below are provided as supplementary information only and do not replace the terms of contracts or terms of participation for registered green iguana cullers. Green Iguanas and Rock Iguanas There are three species of iguana established in the […]

Cayman Islands DoE advisory on Green Iguana cull procedures

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25 October, 2018 The 2018/19 Green Iguana Cull Project will begin on Monday, 29 October and the Department of Environment (DoE) would like to issue a few reminders to those who are participating in the cull, as well as to offer some advice to the general public regarding cull procedures. Green Iguana cullers who have […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s World Habitat Day Message

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Message for “World Habitat Day” From Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Each year, the United Nations designates the first Monday in October as World Habitat Day, reflecting on the fact that, while we all have a right to decent housing, we all also share a responsibility to make our communities and homes cleaner […]

Cayman Islands Ministry CPI NiCE Summer Project altercation – 28 Aug 2018

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From the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure can confirm that two workers on the NiCE Summer Project were involved in an altercation earlier today (Tuesday, 28 August). The Police and an ambulance were called to the scene at George Town Landfill. While today’s incident was unfortunate, over […]

Disposal of derelict vehicles only at Cayman Islands George Town Landfill

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Issued by: Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health As part of ongoing efforts to better inform the public about its services, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) reminds the public of the procedure for disposing of derelict vehicles. Under the Cayman Islands Litter Law (1997 Revision), a derelict vehicle is any vehicle that appears to […]

Cayman Islands DEH offers tips to facilitate safe and efficient garbage handling

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As part of its recent commitment to provide a value-for-money garbage collection service, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has launched a public awareness campaign to raise local residents’ awareness of the importance of safely packing and handling garbage, as well as the provision of certain tips with which to facilitate the waste collection process. […]

Tyre-shredding ends at Cayman Islands Landfill

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A project that shredded nearly 700,000 tyres stockpiled at the George Town landfill came to a close this morning (Wednesday, 18 July 2018), some 16 months after it began. During that time Island Recycling, and its partner company Guernsey Recycling Group (GRG), shredded some 670,000 tyres, weighing in at approximately 6,700 metric tonnes, or 14.8 […]