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old lajares cleared dump

Old dump at Lajares cleared out
La Oliva City Council removes 12 tons of waste in the old Lajares dump.

The Department of the Environment works on the rehabilitation of several outlets distributed by the municipality, and remember that the Clean Point of Lajares offers free pick up from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The City Council of La Oliva has removed 12 tons of waste from the Barranca de Cañada de Melián, in Lajares, "an area that has been rehabilitated and closed because it has been subject to indiscriminate dumping of garbage. The entrance has been closed and has been expanded the disruption of the perimeter to prevent this situation from repeating itself, "said Councilor for the Environment, David Fajardo.

The waste removed has been transferred to the Zurita Environmental Complex, including 400 kilos of tires and 2,400 of household appliances and electrical appliances that have been deposited separately for treatment and recycling.

The closure of this old dump has been carried out through the specialized company Martínez Cano, which during the last week has been working with the necessary machinery and personnel to reduce the impacts and rehabilitate the ravine, and in coordination with the Agency of Protection of the Urban and Natural Environment. The City Council of La Oliva will continue to collaborate with this entity, from the Department of Environment and also Works and Services, directed by Oliver Gonzalez, to rehabilitate similar areas of discharge in other parts of the municipality.

The Councilor for the Environment moved that from the City Council "we are very concerned about a situation that is repeated too often," and announced that "from the government group we will intensify surveillance and apply the corresponding sanctions to the unscrupulous people who are dedicated to litter anywhere, "said David Fajardo.

"We cannot allow the territory to be damaged in this way, having a Clean Point in Lajares that collects free waste from the neighbors a few meters from this ravine," added Oliver Gonzalez, who also announced the collaboration between both councils to Continue rehabilitating areas of irregular discharge.

Once the waste of the Barranca de Cañada de Melián has been removed and its access closed, this action will be completed with the signaling facility, detailing in this and other points the prohibition of littering and informing about the location and schedules of the Clean Point.

The Clean Point of Lajares

Lajares Clean Point is located on Central Street (old road), and opens from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (closed Mondays and holidays). Telephone: 928859049.

This free service of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura offers individuals the collection of all types of waste, large appliances such as appliances and furniture, debris from small reforms, wood and metal, or special waste such as electronic devices, batteries, etc.
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The Local Police of La Oliva identifies five people for dumping garbage in Parque Holandés

Just a few days after the City Council of La Oliva carried out a cleaning shake in Parque Holandés, up to five people had dumped in different unauthorized areas of the town. "It cannot be that with public resources we are making an effort in investment for cleaning and on the other hand there are individuals who dedicate themselves to throwing garbage anywhere" regrets Mayor Pilar González, who stresses that "we will have zero tolerance with those they are dedicated to dirtying public spaces, the half measures are over ”.

Citizen collaboration is key to ending this type of attitudes of the most unfriendly residents. Thanks to it, the Local Police of La Oliva has been able to identify the five offenders who dumped garbage in Parque Holandés, dealing with debris and pruning remains.

The local Police force has already identified the five offenders, who are now facing a penalty that could reach 3,000 euros, for the abandonment, dumping or uncontrolled disposal of waste. The agents also work on the runway for up to four more people who in recent days have thrown garbage out of the spaces designated for it.

The City Council of La Oliva, together with the Local Police, is studying the surveillance system to be implemented in those habitual dumping points to be able to deter violators and to identify those who continue to throw garbage.

"It is inconceivable, how is it possible for someone to take this matter so lightly and throw garbage anywhere," asks Mayor Pilar González, who highlights the effort that "we are going to continue making in terms of cleanliness."

In this sense, the councillor of the area, Celino Umpiérrez, has underlined that they continue to carry out cleaning the towns, “after Parque Holandés we have been working in La Caldereta and El Roque. Now we are acting on El Cotillo and then we will continue on to Tindaya, Villaverde and La Oliva ”, explained Umpiérrez, who points out that“ we are making these cleaning battles as a shock action for an in-depth cleaning of the towns and then we continue in all them with an already maintenance cleaning ”.

Recycling point of Lajares

The City Council of La Oliva insists that waste that is not organic matter or those that can be deposited in the recycling containers, must be taken by themselves to the recycling point. In this case, the closest is that of Lajares.

It is a free service and only available to individuals. Collection of large items such as household appliances, furniture, rubble from small reforms, wood, Special Waste such as electronic devices, batteries, etc.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (closed Monday and holidays).

Telephone: 928859049.

Collection of belongings

Likewise, the City Council itself has a free service for collecting belongings, upon request by calling toll free at 900 103 157 (leave contact details on the answering machine).

- Collection throughout the municipality of La Oliva, up to a maximum of 5 items (furniture, appliances, mattresses, etc.).

- Deposit at the closest container point, starting at 9:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

It is a service of the City Council of La Oliva, through the company awarded the cleaning service, FCC.
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