P.O. Box 3477
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
The Department of Waste Management is primarily responsible for the collection and disposal of solid waste, while protecting human health and the environment by minimizing adverse impacts on all residents and visitors of the Virgin Islands (British). This is done through the development and implementation of effective and efficient waste management programmes.
To provide the Virgin Islands (British) with modern, environmentally sound methods of solid waste management that reflects international standards of waste management practices.
To enhance the natural beauty of the Territory, by utilizing state of the art waste management technology to ensure timely collection, disposal and where possible recycling of waste.
- Providing professional, efficient and courteous service
- Maintaining a safe workplace for our staff
- Conforming to environmental safety guidelines and acceptable waste management practices
- Commercial establishments that generate more than two to three bags of trash are required to take their waste directly to the incinerator facility and are prohibited from utilizing the residential dumpsters.
- Residents are required to take their bulk waste (refrigerators, stoves, mattresses etc.) directly to the incinerator facility and are prohibited from depositing them around residential dumptsters.
- Commercial and construction waste are to be separated prior to being transported to the incinerator, particularly combustible from non-combustible waste.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|Statement by Honourable Marlon Penn - Roadside Cutting And Cleaning By The Department Of Waste Management||
18 Nov 2022 - 11:41am
|Bush Cutting In Vicinity Of Meyers Proceed With Caution||
11 Nov 2022 - 1:09pm
|Bush Cutting In Vicinity Of Soldier’s Hill- Proceed With Caution||
1 Nov 2022 - 6:59am
|Bush Cutting In Vicinity Of Hope Hill- Proceed With Caution||
20 Oct 2022 - 10:12am
|Virgin Gorda Dumpsite Operation Hours Extended||
5 Oct 2022 - 1:52pm
|Waste Collection Adjusted Due To Tropical Storm Fiona||
16 Sep 2022 - 4:39pm
|Tortola’s Kyresha Hodge Named Virgin Islands’ Top Recycler||
15 Sep 2022 - 11:36am
|Students Encouraged To Enter Recycling Competition||
10 Aug 2022 - 3:05pm
|Student Recycling Competition Set To Begin In August||
25 Jul 2022 - 12:55pm
|Tender Invited For Scrap Metal Processing And Exportation||
5 Jul 2022 - 4:26pm
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Department of Waste Management, see below for contact information:
Department of Waste Management
P.O. Box 3477
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Daily 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.