Pneumatic waste system resumes for some Bidadari blocks

Workers collecting waste manually at Alkaff CourtView last month. The volume of improper waste disposal at three of the project's blocks has dropped, enabling the resumption of the automatic waste system, HDB said. ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA
Workers collecting waste manually at Alkaff CourtView last month. The volume of improper waste disposal at three of the project's blocks has dropped, enabling the resumption of the automatic waste system, HDB said. ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

After months of battling a choked waste system which caused foul smells, some residents of a Bidadari Build-To-Order (BTO) project are beginning to breathe easy again.

The pneumatic waste conveyance system has been switched on again for half of them, while the other half are still relying on manual rubbish collection.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 02, 2021, with the headline 'Pneumatic waste system resumes for some Bidadari blocks'. Subscribe