Jamaica Environment Trust

Regulating Plastic Waste in Jamaica – Time To Act

Brief done by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) on the management and regulation of plastic packaging waste. Solutions for this problem have so far eluded us, but given the recent attention on different aspects of the problem, we hope to generate sufficient public support so there will be effective action taken by the GOJ.

Open Burning is Illegal

A one page publication outlining the law as it relates to smoke nuisance and open burning.

JET’s review of the Riverton Fire 2018 Report by NEPA

On July 29, 2018 a major fire broke out at the Riverton Solid Waste Disposal site operated by the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) in Kingston. The fire lasted for several days and negatively impacted air quality across the Kingston Metropolitan Area and sections of South East St. Catherine. In the weeks following, the […]