Landfill to reach capacity in 2021, say consultants


Consultants say the George Town landfill will reach capacity by summer of 2021 unless a new strategy for managing solid waste is introduced.

A new National Solid Waste Management Strategy for the Cayman Islands, released for public consultation Monday, estimates that even with all of the recommendations to reduce and recycle trash, the George Town landfill would have only “a limited number of years” beyond 2021.

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Whistleblower bill can nullify contracts

Any attempt to prevent workers from reporting wrongdoing against employers by inserting language into their contracts prohibiting such reports would make those contracts illegal and unenforceable, according to proposed whistleblower protection legislation made public last week.