Waste Management

Services of the waste management unit ranges from waste collection and disposal, public cleansing to advisory services.

Services are either rendered directly or outsourced to private service providers through franchise agreement, or direct contract where the ESMA pay for the service rendered.

Statutory services provided by the unit include waste collection from public places such as markets, lorry stations and public open spaces.

The following services are also available on request:

Liquid Waste Management Services

  • Desludging of septic tanks
  • Desilting of septic tanks
  • Construction of household toilets
  • Design and construction of toilet facilities.

Solid Waste Collection Services

Subscription to solid waste services is mandatory to all owners and occupiers of all types of premises (domestic, industrial, institutions etc).

Prospective service beneficiaries are required to register with only ESMA accredited service providers in their respective communities for solid waste services.

It is illegal to subscribe to services of unaccredited service providers.

Special Waste Collection Services

  • Evacuation of bulk waste from private property
  • Evacuation of construction waste and debris
  • Cleaning of constructing site and evacuation of waste after completion of project
  • Evacuation of E-Waste
  • Cleaning and Evacuation of toxic waste

Events Waste Management

The WMU provide complete event waste management solutions for events like festivals, religious conventions, exhibitions and other gatherings where large volumes of waste of all types is generated.

Services include:

  • Sweeping of venue,
  • Cleaning of venue,
  • Evacuation of waste, etc.

Cleansing Services

  • Cleaning of streets, pavements and kerbs
  • Cleaning of public open spaces
  • Cleaning of public places such as markets and lorry parks
  • Cleaning of drains

These services are available to private property owner or establishments on demand.

Advisory Services

  • Development of waste management plans for real estate developers, commercial properties and industrial establishments
  • Preparation of RFPs for procurement of waste management services by private entities
  • Evaluation of proposals for waste management services.

These services are available to private property owner or establishments on demand

Note: Standard service charges are published annually in the ESMA Fee Fixing Resolution.