IAM sets up temporary collection points for large unwanted furniture items

IAM sets up temporary collection points for large unwanted furniture items

To make it more convenient for the public to dispose of large unwanted furniture items, the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) will set up 60 temporary collection points for large unwanted furniture items in the different districts of Macao from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. from May 1 to 7.

The public can dispose of large unwanted furniture items at the specified temporary collection points from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. from May 1 to 7. Signs will be installed next to the collection points so that the public can identify them. To avoid accumulation of garbage, IAM will coordinate with the cleaning contractor to increase the number of staff and vehicles to collect the unwanted furniture items at the collection points in the mentioned period, and will handle and remove all the items within the night.

Out of the 60 temporary collection points for large unwanted furniture items, 50 are located in the Macao Peninsula, 6 are located in Taipa and 4 are located in Coloane. The detailed locations can be obtained through scanning the QR code on the posters or by referring to the advertisement in newspapers. The public can also browse the IAM Environment Information Webpage www.iam.gov.mo/macaohygiene or call the IAM Civic Service Hotline 2833 7676 for more information.

IAM urges the public to comply with the mentioned arrangement and dispose of unwanted furniture items properly in the mentioned date and time period. They should pay attention to the place they dispose of the items to avoid affecting pedestrian and traffic safety. They should also ensure that the items are placed securely to prevent accidents. IAM reminds the public that improper disposal of garbage is punishable by a fine of 600 patacas.

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