Invitation for Written Submissions

The Joint Select Committee established to inquire into and report to Parliament on Ministries (Group 2), and on the Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises falling under their purview is commencing an inquiry into the administration and operations of the Trinidad and Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL).

The Committee will be considering such matters as:

  • The challenges faced and effectiveness of each of the programmes managed by SWMCOL with particular focus on:
  • The use of new technologies for waste disposal
  • Systems to deal with illegal dumping sites
  • Conversion of landfills  from open dumping sites into managed landfill operations
  • Reduction of scrap dealing activities
  • The linkages between the DERT and ODPM operations
  • The relationship with the Tobago House of Assembly

Written comments will be received in either hard copy or electronic format, and should be sent to or to:

The Secretary
Joint Select Committee – Group 2
Office of the Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Tower D Levels G-7
The Port of Spain International Waterfront Centre
1A Wrightson Road

All submissions should be received by Monday December 5, 2011 at 4 p.m.