PRESS RELEASE: The Dominica Solid Waste Management Corporation and Muller Concept a recycling firm from California will on Thursday 15th April 2010 sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the recycling of Solid Waste from Dominica.
The agreement will strengthen the corporation’s mandate of protecting the environmental integrity of Dominica from the improper disposal of Solid waste.
Muller Concepts has agreed to recycle all plastic material, cardboards, paper and scrap metal from Dominica. The initiative will reduce the volume of waste disposed of at the Fond Cole Sanitary Landfill, reduce public health risk and protect the environmental integrity of the island. The collection, storage and disposal efforts of this initiative will target schools, householders and public and private businesses who are generators of waste. A programme for proper collection of recyclable items from these waste generators will be launched with a pilot programme in the Bath Estate/Elmshall area.
Soon Blue Bins to collect recyclables will be given to the residents and businesses in the Bath Estate/Elmshall area.The Corporation’s theme for this venture is “Recycle, Reduce, Reuse” as the way forward for DSWMC.
– Dominica Solid Waste Management Corporation