PRESS RELEASE BY THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIAT FOR CONSUMER RIGHTS, PUBLIC CLEANSING, AND SUPPORT FOR THE CAPITAL CITY: 10 tonnes of waste collected from Bu?ibba and St Paul’s Bay

The Cleansing and Maintenance Division offered additional cleansing and upkeep services to the Bugibba and St Paul’s Bay Local Councils as part of an emergency cleansing campaign which started on Monday. The campaign is being made in collaboration with the Ministry for Finance.

Eight employees from the Cleansing and Maintenance Division will carry out additional waste collection at 5.00pm, hot power-washes of roads, and also upkeep and maintenance of street furniture on a daily basis. Approximately 10 tonnes of waste is being collected daily from both localities.

The Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Rights, Public Cleansing, and Support for the Capital City Deo Debattista noted these results with great satisfaction, especially considering the short period of time in which they were carried out. The public was promised that public cleansing was to be a priority for all local councils, yet we cannot deny that there are some localities which require extra help. St Paul’s Bay and Bugibba are two prime examples of touristic zones which, due to their size, population and daily visitors require extra input to be kept at their best. The CMD have offered a helping hand to both local councils, and will do so to other localities in order to keep Malta in its best possible state for our residents and tourists during the busy summer months.

Source: Government of Malta