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  • Solid Waste Management Strategy nears completion

    Solid Waste Management Strategy nears completion

    ─ Strategy developed through consultations with national, regional and local government, along with private sector DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 4, 2019 The final draft of the Ministry of Communities’ National Solid Waste Management Strategy has been completed and will come into effect very soon. This is according to Technical Advisor on Waste Management, Ministry of

  • Committee established for Solid waste management

    Committee established for Solid waste management

    The Mayor and City Council has established a Solid Waste Management Committee to address the concerns and matters relating to solid waste in the city. Solid Wastes Management Director, Walter Narine said the committee has already commenced its work and is expected to present the council with a draft policy.  “That policy will speak to

  • Draft solid waste management strategy unveiled for consultations

    Draft solid waste management strategy unveiled for consultations

    Solid waste continues to be a risk to Guyana and the Ministry of Communities is moving ahead with its solid waste management strategy to curb it. The Ministry unveiled its updated Draft Integrated Solid Waste Management Strategy for discussions with various stakeholders, on Wednesday at Regency Hotel on Hadfield Street. The updated strategy has three

  • National Integrated Solid Waste Management Works underway towards the Strategy 2017-2030

    National Integrated Solid Waste Management Works underway towards the Strategy 2017-2030

    $95M of the budgeted $338M has been expended by government in the first half of 2017 to improve the delivery of public sanitation services. This has led to the development of the National Integrated Solid Waste Management Strategy 2017-2030 which has resulted in 27 consultations being held throughout Guyana. The strategy aims to provide the

  • Green project targets solid-waste management improvement from primary school level

    Green project targets solid-waste management improvement from primary school level

    The Sanitation Management Unit of the Ministry of Communities, through its Green Generation Guyana Awareness Project is set to partner with the Ministry of Education to sensitise, educate and re-socialise at the early levels of learning on proper waste management habits. Recognising the need to start the re-socialisation process at the early levels of learning,

  • Green Generation Guyana Campaign Launched To Help Children Make Proper Solid Waste Management A Lifestyle

    Green Generation Guyana Campaign Launched To Help Children Make Proper Solid Waste Management A Lifestyle

    –          Faith-based organisations, NGOs being enlisted to push campaign –          Government to focus on technical, material support   The Ministry of Communities on Wednesday launched Green Generation Guyana (#GreenGenerationGy) a Public Education Campaign to promote improved solid-waste management in the home and community. The launch took place at Camp Wesleyana on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway. Green

  • Solid Waste Management

    Solid Waste Management

    Aimed at enhancing Guyana’s garden city image and improving its solid waste management structure, the Ministry of Communities has outlined a comprehensive and economically viable, bio-friendly initiative that will serve as a blueprint for the implementation of best practices. The strategic framework will guide government’s agenda on waste collection, transportation and disposal; improving the waste

  • Almost $7B approved for Ministry of Communities

    Almost $7B approved for Ministry of Communities

    The Ministry of Communities’ 2016 spending of nearly $7 billion was cleared after the House ironed out the particulars of the allocations provided for the Haags Bosch Sanitary Landfill, the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) and the 71 local democratic organs, more specifically the newly gazetted towns of Bartica, Mahdia and Lethem. The Opposition

  • Agreement signed to construct… US$300,000 wastewater treatment plant

    Agreement signed to construct… US$300,000 wastewater treatment plant

    THE Guyana Wastewater Revolving Fund (GWRF) has now officially engaged its First Generation Project with Ashmins Fun Park and Resorts (Splashmins and Madewini Villas) being the first private-sector company to access financing to construct a wastewater treatment plant. The agreement signed between the Ministry of Communities and Ashmins Fun Park and Resorts is valued at