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RSSEnvironmental Questions

Tracking air quality by GT landfill

Tracking air quality by GT landfill

| 24/05/2017 | 6 Comments
Is there any information on how often air levels are checked within a five-mile radius of the dump? Dealing with this toxic environment so close to an elementary school, homes and businesses should be Cayman’s top priority. But in the meantime, how close an eye is being kept on toxicity levels [...]

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Regulation of noise pollution

Regulation of noise pollution

| 09/04/2017 | 4 Comments
Why doesn’t the Cayman Islands have any laws regarding residential noise pollution? “Environmental noise exposure is associated with adverse effects on human health including hearing loss, heart disease, and changes in stress-related hormone levels,” says the abstract of a recently publish [...]

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Yard-sprucing companies messing up the neighbourhood

Yard-sprucing companies messing up the neighbourhood

| 06/04/2017 | 8 Comments
It seems that there are yard-maintenance companies who do not bother to pick up the garbage in the public places they are hired to maintain, but rather use their blowers to blow it into the street or into the neighbour’s property. In addition, there is an alarming increase of yard-maintenance [...]

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Outdoor events can lead to rubbish problem

Outdoor events can lead to rubbish problem

| 04/04/2017 | 0 Comments
It seems that some event took place over a recent weekend along South Sound. Now someone has collected the garbage but left the bags (some untied) by the beach. The same happens every time there is an event at the Lions Centre when the whole surrounding area seems full with litter, especially those [...]

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Beach needs to be cleaned up

Beach needs to be cleaned up

| 02/04/2017 | 7 Comments
I have a question about all the trash on the beach in front of Royal Palms. Every single morning their beach is completely littered with plastic cups, straws, broken bottles and general trash. Are there any regulations regarding littering for these venues? Imagine what tourists must think walking [...]

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Strata complexes need to help with recycling

Strata complexes need to help with recycling

| 28/03/2017 | 7 Comments
Whichever company (private or government owned) does the recycling of plastic, metal and glass in Cayman, can they place separate bins at each strata for collecting these recyclables and pick them up at regular intervals? There are some large bins at Kirk Market, Camana Bay, etc. but not everyone wo [...]

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Complaint about container sitting in neighbour’s yard

Complaint about container sitting in neighbour’s yard

| 27/03/2017 | 6 Comments
One of my neighbours has a 40-foot metal container in his yard and has done since we moved in five years ago. They are an utter eyesore. We have spoken with him and he won’t move them. My wife thinks there is a solution, but given the number of these ugly things around the island, I don̵ [...]

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