Waste Management Strengthening Public Private Relationships

Thursday, 3 August 2023 - 2:47pm

Director of Waste Management Mr. Marcus Solomon met with the team from Green VI in an effort to strengthen the partnership between both organisations and to promote recycling efforts within the Territory.

Waste Management Officials Meet With Virgin Gorda Residents

Wednesday, 2 August 2023 - 11:59am

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent Wheatley and Director of the Department of Waste Management Marcus Solomon met with Virgin Gorda residents to give an update on the landfill fire that occurred over the weekend.

Marcus Solomon Appointed Director of Waste Management

Monday, 31 July 2023 - 4:23pm

Mr. Marcus Solomon has been appointed to the post of Director of the Department of Waste Management.

Quick Action Resolved Fire Situation At Virgin Gorda Landfill

Sunday, 30 July 2023 - 4:57pm

New protocols implemented by the Department of Waste Management have led to early notification and action to address smoke and fire at the Virgin Gorda Landfill.

Waste Management Invites Quotations For Waste Removal

Wednesday, 12 July 2023 - 12:08pm

The Department of Waste Management is accepting quotations for the removal of waste materials from the temporary derelict storage site at Pockwood Pond to the dumpsite at the Incinerator hillside. 

Burt Point Waste Water Treatment Plant Nearing Completion

Wednesday, 5 July 2023 - 11:25am

The Ministry of Communication and Works is making moves to recommission and upgrade the previously inoperable waste water treatment plant at Burt Point.

In his statement at the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly, Minister for Communication and Works Honourable Kye M. Rymer said that recommissioning the waste water treatment plant is a priority for his ministry due to the fact that the inoperable facility currently poses a threat to the marine environment.

Honourable Kye M. Rymer - Repairs to the Burt Point Waste Water Treatment Plant

Thursday, 29 June 2023 - 3:09pm

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to provide an update on the work progress at the Burt Point Waste Water Treatment Plant.

Tender Notice For Incinerator Building Repairs

Thursday, 8 June 2023 - 3:51pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the Repairs to the Incinerator Building in Pockwood Pond, British Virgin Islands.

VI Urged To Recycle And Reduce The Use Of Plastics

Monday, 5 June 2023 - 5:35pm

Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley is urging the people of the Territory to do their part to protect the environment by reducing the use of plastics and engage in recycling.

Derelict Vehicles Removed From Pockwood Pond Storage

Friday, 2 June 2023 - 5:40pm

The Department of Waste Management is stepping up efforts to remove derelict vehicles and other scrap metals from across the Virgin Islands.