Capital’s cleanliness is everyone’s responsibility

The Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Municipal Department would like to refer to the letter ‘Capital needs more rubbish bins’ by Pemuda Brunei, published in the Opinion page of the Weekend Bulletin on November 16.

The department would like to thank the writer for his/her concerns.

The BSB Municipal Department is one of the agencies responsible to ensure that the capital is clean and vibrant through quality services and the enforcement of rules pertaining to the issue of cleanliness and the environment.

To ensure the cleanliness of Bandar Seri Begawan, the department and other agencies have prepared sufficient rubbish bins in multiple areas.

These areas include Taman Mahkota Jubli Emas, Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien, Dermaga Diraja, along Jalan Residency, Jalan Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien, Jalan Pemancha, Jalan Pretty, Jalan Elizabeth II, Jalan Bendahara, and in parking areas. More rubbish bins will be allocated depending on the need such as during Bandarku Ceria, as well as district and nationwide festivals.

File photo shows an aerial view of Bandar Seri Begawan. The Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department is asking public cooperation to not litter and to use rubbish bins to keep Bandar Seri Begawan trash-free.

The collection of rubbish is done according to schedule and will be prioritised as needed to ensure the cleanliness of the area.

The department requests public cooperation to not litter and use the rubbish bins to keep Bandar Seri Begawan trash-free.

The public can visit the department or contact via Darussalam hotline 123 for any issues pertaining to the cleanliness and environment of Bandar Seri Begawan.

Littering is an offence under the Minor Offences Act (Chapter 30) and carries a maximum compound fine of BND500.

BSB Municipal Department