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?
|Tons Of Waste Collected In Territory Clean Up Initiative||
13 Jan 2020 - 5:17pm
|Large Bins Available For Clean Up Until December 28||
24 Dec 2019 - 11:32am
|Contenedores Para La Limpieza Del Territorio Seran Distribuidos||
19 Dec 2019 - 1:45pm
|BVI Pre-Christmas Clean-Up Bin Locations||
19 Dec 2019 - 10:21am
|Pre-Christmas Territory Wide Clean Up In The BVI||
18 Dec 2019 - 3:01pm
|Pockwood Pond Incinerator Control Panel Installed||
13 Dec 2019 - 11:10am
|Truckers And Wreckers Needed In Mass Derelict Clean Up||
15 Nov 2019 - 5:26pm
|Need Help Disposing A Derelict Vehicle?||
15 Nov 2019 - 2:49pm
|Derelict And Metal Collection Resumes In The BVI||
8 Nov 2019 - 3:29pm
|Repairs To Pockwood Pond Incinerator Nearing Completion||
1 Oct 2019 - 4:11pm
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.