While cyclonic activity is in full swing at the moment in the Atlantic, the Collectivity of Saint-Martin has started cleaning the gullies since the beginning of last week.
The service provider started with the great ravine of Spring-Concordia. Considerable work has been done in this area to allow the water to flow. The main gullies of the territory will be cleaned in the coming days. This work will be completed early next week.
Mowing and cleaning operation of main and secondary roads
Since Tuesday, September 21, the Collectivity has also been mowing the sideways of the roads. The main axes are cleaned as a priority in the sectors of Bellevue, the Terres Basses road, up to the northeast of the island towards Oyster Pond Coralita, as well as the Savane sector which was scheduled for Saturday 25 September.
Secondary roads will also be maintained next week. In the presence of the mowing vehicle, slow down and be vigilant.
The Collectivity also cleans and removes waste after each mowing operation. The Bellevue road was cleaned last Thursday. It was littered with garbage (cans - plastic bottles, etc.). Motorists are asked to show good citizenship and not to throw their waste out of vehicle windows.
Green waste disposal and bulky
In a hurricane period, the Collectivité de Saint-Martin reminds citizens that bulky items and green waste should be placed on the side of the roads, near the collective bins reserved for household waste.
- Bulky items are collected every evening from 23 p.m., 00 days a week.
- The collection of green waste takes place every evening, from Monday to Saturday, from 23:00 p.m.
- Household waste, to be placed in closed garbage bags then in the orange and gray collective bins, is collected every evening from 23:00 p.m.
The public is asked to drop off waste from 18:00 p.m. to avoid nuisance during the day.
Traders asked to evacuate their packaging to recycling centers
Traders are indeed asked to remove their packaging and bulky boxes to waste collection centers, in accordance with the regulations in force.
Contacts and schedules:
Ecosite: 05 90 87 25 47 - open Monday to Friday: 6 a.m. to 16 p.m. / Saturday: 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Recycling center: 05 90 87 79 48 - open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m. (Free sites for individuals).
As a reminder : Unauthorized deposits of household waste, bulky items and green waste are prohibited by law (article L. 541-3 of the environment code). The Environment Brigade is in charge of the fight against incivility: wild posters, illegal deposits, noise pollution, insalubrity.