Friday, July 2, 2021

waste collection

Normal waste collection services starting Monday

KUCHING: All waste collection services under the  Kuching North City Hall (DBKU), Kuching South City Council (MBKS) and Padawan Municipal Council (MPP),  which were affected earlier, will return to normal starting Monday (July 5). According to Trienekens Sdn Bhd, during...

RoRo bins available for waste disposal

KUCHING: Trienekens (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd will be placing Roll-on Roll-off (RoRo) containers throughout the city in designated areas to facilitate household waste disposal. Trienekens said it is seeking the public’s patience and understanding as waste collection services across the city...

Waste collection services affected by manpower shortage

KUCHING: Waste collection services in certain areas under Trienekens (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd’s service municipalities will be affected for the next two weeks due to manpower issues faced by the company and after a team member from their Kuching Logistics & Services Division tested positive for Covid-19. This effect on services arose following quarantine orders related to the positive case, as well as movement restrictions in living areas affecting more than 15 operation employees. The employee in question, who last worked on May 29, was informed by the authorities that he was positive for Covid-19 on June 1.  Trienekens said it will be enforcing several measures immediately in the interest of the health and wellbeing of their customers, associates, and employees. Conforming with guidelines from the relevant authorities, the waste collection firm has immediately closed its Kuching Logistics & Services office for disinfection. All vehicles and receptacles have also been disinfected. “All colleagues who were in close contact with the affected team member have been identified (to the authorities) and were immediately isolated and quarantined pending swab tessg,” the company said in a statement today (June 2).  Trienekens also has in place additional precautionary measures in the interest of its team members and associates. “Offices and facilities, as well as vehicles and receptacles are disinfected every week. Employees are provided with personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitisers.  “Hazardous waste operations and municipal waste operations are managed separately, with work rotation teams to ensure no cross contamination,” Trienekens assured. The company is seeking public cooperation and understanding during this period, advising them to contact Trienekens for more information or assistance. Trienekens hoped the public would be patient, ensuring them that though waste collection may be delayed, the company’s waste collectors would work quickly address the issues.  For more information, call Trienekens Hotline at 082-612300 or email customercare@trienekens.com.my

Early waste collection services for Hari Raya

KUCHING: In preparation for the upcoming Hari Raya celebration, certain areas under the jurisdiction of the Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) and Kuching City South Council (MBKS) with Thursday collection will be serviced a day earlier on Wednesday (May...

Additional RoRo bins for waste

KUCHING: Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) will be carrying out spring cleaning in preparation for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Gawai festival from May 10 to June 3. As such, the council will be providing additional roll on-roll off (RoRo)...

Roro bins for bulky waste at 13 locations

KUCHING: The Kuching South City Council (MBKS) is placing several roll-on, roll-off (Roro) bins at 13 locations in its areas for residents to dispose of bulky waste before the Hari Raya and Hari Gawai festivals. Residents in the selected locations...

Delayed waste collection for next two weeks

KUCHING: Waste collection in certain areas under the Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) will be affected for the next two weeks due to manpower issues faced by Trienekens Sarawak Sdn Bhd’s sub-contractor. Trienekens explained that more than 10 operations employees were...

E-wastes collection campaign Apr 17-18

KUCHING: The Department of Environment (DOE) Sarawak and Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) in cooperation with Kuching South City Council (MBKS) are organising an Electrical and Electronic Waste (BEE) collection campaign. The campaign is organised in conjunction with the...

Relevant authorities need to take action over improper waste collection

KUCHING: Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) is calling relevant parties to take immediate action to rectify rubbish disposal issues near St Joseph Catholic Church in Samarahan. Hidup president George Young Si Ricord said the improper rubbish disposal must...

Early waste collection services in selected areas

KUCHING: Trienekens (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd will carry out its early waste collection services in selected areas in preparation for the upcoming Chinese New Year (CNY). It said the selected areas with the normal collection day on Friday would be carried...
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