Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Trash Bin Project #275456
04/05/08 11:47 AM
04/05/08 11:47 AM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 59,052
oregon, spr
Marty Offline OP

.
Marty  Offline OP
from the Chamber of Commerce...

Dr. Wil Lala accepted the challenge of being the Chairman of the Chamber’s committee to provide trash bins throughout the island. Dr. Lala has met with the Town to approve the type of receptacle, and has begun the ordering process.



The Town has agreed to provide $6,000 towards the project, the Chamber of Commerce at its Executive Board meeting approved donating $3,000, and the San Pedro Business Association will be meeting to consider a contribution of $3,000, which would complete the estimated $12,000 that Dr. Lala has determined needed to fund this project.



Plans are to construct 100 barrels with stands to be placed along the beach and roads. The wooden stands will be the framework that the Chamber used 4 years ago, but with bamboo added around the sides. Most of the bins will hold half-barrels (for easier lifting) and a wooden cover with a disposal slot.



These bins in Town Proper will be serviced by the Town Council. The containers will be available for purchase by resorts and individuals outside of Town, at an expected cost of $150 per unit. With community participation we are hoping to be able to get bins placed along the beaches and roads both North and South of town.



Anyone that would like to donate a receptacle to the Library, Schools, Parks, or any other worthy area is welcome to send their request and donation to the Chamber of Commerce.



Dr. Lala plans to order the materials, and Todd Beblow of Segway will provide delivery and transportation. Dr. Lala will then pre-cut and drill the frames. Once competed, we plan to have a volunteer “Construction Day” to assemble the bins.



We are asking that all resorts and businesses along the beach consider obtaining and servicing at least one in front of their resort. Private landowners are welcome to participate


Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: Marty] #275460
04/05/08 12:11 PM
04/05/08 12:11 PM

P
pedro2
Unregistered
pedro2
P
The prospect of these things being delivered by Segway is intriguing.

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: ] #275461
04/05/08 12:13 PM
04/05/08 12:13 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 8,868
S
SP Daily Offline
.
SP Daily  Offline
S
Todd has other vehicles.

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: SP Daily] #275510
04/06/08 08:54 AM
04/06/08 08:54 AM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,971
New Jersey & Ambergris Caye be...
2MILESNORTHOFCUT Offline
.
2MILESNORTHOFCUT  Offline
Sounds like a good idea, Attractive useful bins with decent capacity, Unlike those smaller orange bins that are around town. And priced right to entice Resorts to purchase them also.

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: 2MILESNORTHOFCUT] #275561
04/06/08 07:01 PM
04/06/08 07:01 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 8,880
Canada
seashell Offline
.
seashell  Offline
I'd sure like to see one on the beach corner of Fidos and Mayan.


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: seashell] #275570
04/06/08 08:39 PM
04/06/08 08:39 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 8,868
S
SP Daily Offline
.
SP Daily  Offline
S
$150 and its done!!!

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: SP Daily] #275591
04/07/08 06:38 AM
04/07/08 06:38 AM
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 539
Iowa
J
JeanH Offline
.
JeanH  Offline
J
I'm curious as to who's going to empty these things. Obviously, if a resort owner buys one, they'll be responsible. But, how about the ones in town????

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: JeanH] #275595
04/07/08 08:03 AM
04/07/08 08:03 AM
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 1,362
Mine Hill NJ
dabunk Offline
.
dabunk  Offline
Out around Spanish Lookout, BNE put up large trash barrels evrywhere. Witing to see how it works out for them, someone has to empty them when they get full, or someone staels the barrels themselves.

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: dabunk] #275710
04/07/08 10:24 PM
04/07/08 10:24 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 8,880
Canada
seashell Offline
.
seashell  Offline
Jesse, I'll seriously consider it. However, I note that the write up says "any other worthy area is welcome to send their request and donation to the Chamber of Commerce". If I were to put up for my chosen spot, I'd like to be sure to see the receptacle there when next I'm in SP. Also, because of the location I'd like to see the receptacle, I'd have to consult with my friends at the Mayan to make sure they are on board. They have a lot of traffic to contend with at that particular beach corner. (which, of course, is why it's an ideal site for a receptacle, but perhaps not an ideal site for maintenance)



A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: Trash Bin Project [Re: seashell] #276671
04/13/08 11:35 PM
04/13/08 11:35 PM
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 73
Los Angeles
O
oughwl Offline
.
oughwl  Offline
O

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
Paradise Guy Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
September
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (awhatukeeguy), 316 guests, and 10 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics67,582
Posts471,305
Members19,246
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1