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Castries mayor reiterates concern over improper disposal of fatty waste

By Office of the Mayor

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Mayor of Castries, His Worship Peterson D. Francis, has renewed calls for the proper disposal of fatty waste.

Mayor Francis, in highlighting the magnitude of the problem, explained that the improper disposal of fats clogs the drains within the city.


“We need to continue encouraging businesses to assist in the reduction of pollution and flooding by not putting fat, oil and grease down the drains. This problem is a big one and whether it is from a health or environmental perspective, food establishments need to take full responsibility or face the law where that matter is concerned”, said Mayor Francis.

He said that waste fats which are quite visible from some restaurants create problems for an already compromised city drainage system.

“There have been many complaints ranging from blockage of the drains to the stench coming from those drains. We are now putting food establishments on notice that we will use the law to ensure that the practice does not continue,” explained Mayor Francis.

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4 comments

  1. If fat does that to a drain, imagine what it can do to your vein. Hmmmm

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  2. Francis has become a real pain in the ass. Who voted for this choop ?.

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  3. Not just with clogged drains but with the STENCH!!! Every corner of Castries smells like SH*7!

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  4. ok but what alternatives are going to be provided for businesses not to dispose of these fatty oils. in the gutter . kfc in town self where the trucks come into load by the side the place is filthy there. the last time because of that old sauce coming on the road a guy on his bike fell down even if he was riding really slow.

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