Van Veldhoven Tours Statia Waste Management Plant

Van Veldhoven, accompanied by Government Commissioners Mike Franco and Mervy Stegers received explanation about the functioning of the plant. Photo: Government of St. Eustatius

Oranjestad, St. Eustatius -As part of her visit to St. Eustatius, State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven yesterday paid a visit to Statia Waste Solution.

Jeffrey Lewis, Director of Statia Waste Management Plant, provided a full tour and detailed explanation of the waste separation and recycling process at the facility.

The tour included a visit to the dumpsite where large household waste is stored and separated and also a drive through of Man-o-War where hundreds of car wrecks were removed earlier this year in a two-phased approach.

The removal of the car wrecks was made possible through subsidy from the Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management.

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