NSWMA gets money to repair garbage trucks

Monday, January 15, 2018

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THE National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has received $120 million from the Government to effect much-needed repairs on approximately 30 garbage compactor trucks.

With expert assistance from the Equipment Management Department at the National Works Agency, work has commenced in preparing the estimates with the intention of starting work on the units by the end of January with a possible completion date in March, the NSWMA said in a release.

Executive Director Audley Gordon has assured the public that “the funds received will be utilised in the most cost-effective manner to ensure that taxpayers get maximum value for every dollar spent”.

“Each of the four regions will receive [an] allotted number of repaired units and this will significantly assist with the collection and disposal of solid waste in a timely manner from communities islandwide,” he said.

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