Tag archive for ‘waste management’
MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, September 16th, 2019

MP Irion: Enforce existing laws while working to enforce plastic ban

Philipsburg – Member of Parliament Ardwell Irion questioned the tackling of the new legislation regarding a ban on single-use plastics after last Thursday’s Parliament meeting on the issue. He stated that More...

Reduce Re-Use Recycle Infographic
By The Publisher On Friday, May 24th, 2019

Asking the right question

Hilbert Haar is on point with his opinion piece about the question whether members of Parliament have a hidden agenda when it comes to solving the problem of our mounting garbage dump. The question we have is why More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Lofty goals in Roadmap to Waste Management

PHILIPSBURG -- “Sint Maarten is a clean and sustainable island, based on the principles of a circular economy. The waste situation is fully under control with minimum impact to the environment and in line with More...

St. Maarten landfill dump on fire smoking
By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

VROMI waste forum initiates dialogue among stakeholders

The Ministry of VROMI hosted a waste forum last week Thursday, which was moderated by Mr. Jan Beaujon. The forum, which carried the theme, “No time to waste,” attracted a full house of attendees at the government More...

Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten with Dump Smoke over Philipsburg - 20180207 MP
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Frans: Constant instability stalls any progress at landfill waste management

Philipsburg — In light of the current ongoing fires at the Philipsburg landfill, the United St. Maarten (US) party is once again pointing out that the constant instability of government has effectively stalled More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Citizens produce almost ten kilo of waste per day

GREAT BAY – St. Maarten is a wasteful community. That appears from data published in an unsolicited advice from the Social Economic Council to ministers Marlin, Emmanuel, Lee and Boasman. Per capita, citizens More...