Panama Invites Bids for Waste Collection Service

The Ministry of Health will contract garbage collection for $ 2.26 million.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The tender is for purchase of waste collection services at a national level in school areas and dependencies of the Ministry of Health.

The target date for submitting proposals is February 9, 2011.

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Panama Invites Bids for Waste Collection Services

October 2010

With the approval of the law which creates the Authority for Urban and Household Cleaning, the bidding process has started to contract waste collection.

The new Authority will take over duties of waste collection on January 1, 2011.

"The Institute for National Water and Sewerage continue charging the fee until the new authority requests gradual transfer of the customer base and approves new tariffs to users" reported

Tender for Hospital Waste Collection for $4 million

March 2012

The Panamanian Social Security Department has created a tender for the collection and final disposal of solid hazardous hospital waste facilities in the metropolitan area.

The contract includes the procurement of collection services, transportation, treatment and final disposal of solid hazardous hospital waste (Pathological and Sharps) Health facilities in the metropolitan area.

Hospital Waste Collection Tender for $4.1 million

May 2012

The Social Security Department of Panama is putting out to tender the hiring of solid and hazardous hospital waste collection services.

The tender is for the procurement of collection services, transportation, treatment and final disposal of hazardous hospital solid waste -sharps-and pathological- from all the health facilities in the metropolitan area.

Hired Trucks for the Panamanian Urban Cleaning Authority

July 2011

The agency is currently spending $1 million a month on hiring garbage trucks.

Mismanagement of the trucks has led the authority to abandon the option of having its own fleet of vehicles, opting for rental instead.

For the next 12 months the institution plans to spend $16.8 million on rental payments, which is currently distributed between about 7 companies at a rate of $65 per hour.

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