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Published 23rd December 2008, 2:29pm

Department of Environmental Health officials advise the public of changes in the garbage collection schedule for Christmas Day (Thursday, 25 December) and Boxing Day (Friday, 26 December).

For all Cayman Islands residents

All landfills, in Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, will be closed to the public on Christmas Day. They will reopen on Boxing Day.

For West Bay residents

Garbage will not be collected on Christmas Day. Collection will resume on Monday, 29 December.

For Cayman Brac and Little Cayman

Residential garbage will not be collected on Christmas Day. Collection will resume on Boxing Day.

For commercial collection, Islands-wide

Commercial collection will be suspended on Christmas Day. However, any commercial collection scheduled for Christmas Day will receive priority collection on Boxing Day.

The landfill will close at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 5:00 p.m. on New Year's Eve.

For New Year's Day, there are no changes to residential and commercial collection, or to landfill access.

Department officials wish everyone a happy and safe holiday. For more information, contact DEH's solid waste unit staff at 949-8793.