Dallas, TX, January 30, 2019 (Sint Maarten)
Aim Texas Trading, LLC has invited by the World Bank for a contract negotiation in providing consultancy services for a Technical Assistance (TA) for developing Integrated Solid Waste Management Strategy of Sint Maarten under Sustainable Solid Waste Management Project of Sint Maarten. The discussions were mainly on Company’s availability and capability of conducting this assignment.
Subsequently, a TOR for the assignment is forwarded by the WB team to Aim Texas Consultants for internally review.
The Strategy will cover the whole value chain of municipal solid waste management, from generation, to collection, diversion, processing, disposal, and landfill operations in Sint Maarten. The Sint Maarten is in north Lesser Antilles of Caribbean Region. The country shares the same island with French part-Saint Martin with an area called “Collectivity of Saint Martin”. The Sint Maarten occupies the south part of the island. The area of island is 87 sq.km, and divided roughly 60/40 between French Republic (53 sq.km) and Kingdom of Netherlands (34 sq.km). Two parts of the island are roughly equal in population. The division dates to 1648.
Sint Maarten is one of the most favored tourist destinations in Caribbean region. The static population (permanent residence) in January 2017 was slightly higher than 40,000, and at the beginning of 2018 it was 40,614. Contribution of daily tourist population and undocumented residents to the daily dynamic population the country’s daily dynamic population is around 63,000 with high tourism season (October – April).