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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:
Alicia  Fejeran, Press Liaison
Guam Solid Waste Authority
 (671) 646-3111
avfejeran@gmail.com
www.guamsolidwastereceiver.org

 

GSWA to Collect Curbside Trash and Recycling On Liberation Day

(Guam, July 16, 2014) – The Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA) has announced its July 21st Liberation Day schedule:

  • Curbside trash and recycling will be collected as usual on Monday, July 21, 2014
  • GSWA residential transfer stations in Agat, Dededo, and Malojloj will close at 12:00 p.m.
  • The administrative office and customer service center will be closed the entire day in observance of the holiday.

About GSWA
The GSWA is a public agency, created by Guam Public Law 31-20. The agency is a totally self-funded operation whose mission is to help its customers dispose of their trash in an environmentally safe and regulated manner. Each week, GSWA employees collect curbside trash from approximately 17,000 GSWA customers. GSWA also receives trash collected by commercial haulers and transported to the Hauler’s Transfer Station. In all, the GSWA handles more than 90,000 tons of material a year. GSWA diverts material away from the landfill through services such as the Bulky and Metallic Waste curbside collection, recycling facilities at the Residential Transfer Stations, and prohibition of certain recyclables from being disposed of at the Layon Landfill. For more information on GSWA, visit www.guamsolidwasteauthority.com.

About Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc., Receiver
In a Court Order dated March 17, 2008, U.S. District Court Judge Frances M. Tydingco-Gatewood appointed GBB to be Receiver with full responsibility for bringing the Guam Solid Waste Management Division into compliance with the 2004 Consent Decree for violation of the Clean Water Act. As Receiver, GBB’s objective is to work with the government of Guam, the GSWA, solid waste companies, the people of Guam, and the U.S. military to establish a long-term, financially viable and sustainable waste management system for Guam. For more information on the receivership, visit www.guamsolidwastereceiver.org.

GBB is a national solid waste management consulting firm headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area that works on solid waste collection, processing, recycling, and disposal issues, and assists in planning, procuring, and implementing sound, cost-effective facilities and services at the local, state, and national levels for both the public and private sectors. Since 1980, GBB has planned and developed a wide range of integrated waste management programs that use the latest technologies to improve efficiency, save money, enhance customer service, and protect the environment. For more information on the firm and its products and services, please visit www.gbbinc.com or call 1-703-573-5800.

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