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Tag: Recycling

Recycling should be required in Cayman

Recycling should be required in Cayman

| 05/10/2017 | 27 Comments
I’m wondering why recycling is not mandatory in Cayman Islands. We all know garbage is a problem worldwide. But looking at “Mount Trashmore”, it’s huge here. In the past we had two garbage collections weekly, cut back to one now. Why doesn’t DEH replace the second colle [...]

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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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Labels and recycling bottles

Labels and recycling bottles

| 20/03/2017 | 3 Comments
I diligently recycle my glass, plastic and paper. But somebody told me that you need to remove the paper labels from the glass and plastic. Is that true? If so, what happens if you don’t? Auntie’s answer: I am so happy you asked that question because it allows me to highlight the importance of r [...]

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Complaint about state of recycling bins

Complaint about state of recycling bins

| 01/09/2016 | 6 Comments
On Monday, 15 August, I took my recycle bottles, cardboard and newspapers to the newly appointed collection stations, in particular Foster’s in Savannah and Hurley’s. At both locations the containers were overloaded and people forced to leave the recycled material in the open at the base of the [...]

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Community answers call to recycle phone books

Community answers call to recycle phone books

| 22/04/2016 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Through this year’s “Yellow2Green” recycling programme, held for four weeks over February and March, people all across Cayman collected and handed in more than 21,000 used telephone directories. Since the initiative began more than five years ago, more than 170,000 directories have been [...]

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Recycling and the Junk dumpsters

Recycling and the Junk dumpsters

| 07/03/2016 | 1 Comment
I very diligently collecting my glass, plastic, aluminium and paper/cardboard garbage for recycling, take it to the Junk dumpsters by Hurley’s, then, aside from glass, which is kept separately, dump all the bags into the same dumpsters. There are three of them, each marked for plastic, cans an [...]

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CI Yacht Club goes green with blue bins

CI Yacht Club goes green with blue bins

| 14/07/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Yacht Club is offering a recycling drop-off location for the general public. Bins are available for cardboard, plastic, aluminium and glass, with the aim of helping to keep Cayman clean and green. Members of the public can drop off recyclables at clearly marked bins within [...]

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