Cease Illegal Dumping

Monday, 9 April 2018 - 11:29am

The public is reminded that according to the Litter Abatement Act, it is illegal to dump bulky waste including beds, refrigerators, and other furniture and construction materials in or near residential dumpsters.

Department Of Waste Management’s New Contact Information

Monday, 26 February 2018 - 3:23pm

The public is notified that the Department of Waste Management can now be contacted at telephone numbers 468-4934 or 468-4935.

Over 600 Derelict Vehicles Collected For Recycling

Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 1:57pm

Over 600 derelict vehicles have been collected by the Department of Waste Management and are now being recycled.

Stop Backyard Burning, Residents Told

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 4:06pm

Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Lionel Michael is appealing to residents to refrain from backyard burning because of the environmental and personal health impact on the community. 

Residents Reminded To Properly Dispose Of Waste And Debris

Monday, 8 January 2018 - 4:53pm

Residents of Tortola are reminded to dispose debris and galvanize at the Cox Heath site.

Waste Management Receives Donation Of Clean Up Equipment

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 5:19pm

The Department of Waste Management received a significant donation from the Department for International Development (DFID) which will aid the department in more efficient debris removal.

Trucks For Hire Asked To Dispose Of Trash Properly

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 3:26pm

The Department of Waste Management is seeking the cooperation of drivers of heavy equipment, especially trucks for hire to properly dispose of garbage.

Businesses Asked To Take Commercial Waste To The Incinerator

Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 9:12am

Owners of businesses especially restaurants, are advised to take their waste to the incinerator for proper disposal. 

Paraquita Bay Debris Site Closed Until Further Notice

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 1:41pm

The public is advised that the Paraquita Bay Waste Debris Management station is closed until further notice. 

Ministry Of Health’s New Extensions

Friday, 13 October 2017 - 4:45pm

The public is asked to note that the Public Health Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Development can be reached at the following numbers: 852-7781, 852-7783, or 852-7525.  The Department of Waste Management and the Environmental Health Division can also be reached at 852-7500 and 852-7782.

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