City garbage collectors to withdraw services over arrears

-owed almost $160M for six months

Is another city garbage crisis looming?

The city’s two largest garbage disposal contractors have once again announced that they would be withdrawing their services due to City Hall’s inability to pay for the work they have done over the last six months.

A total of approximately $160 million is owed to both Puran Brothers Waste Disposal Inc and Cevons Waste Management, which have notified the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) via letters that they would be withdrawing their services effective from Monday, November, 26th, 2018.

“It has been six months since we are pressing for payments. We cannot continue to work if we don’t have the finances. It is a long time since we were paid,” Chief Executive Officer of Cevons Waste Management Morse Archer said yesterday…..

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