Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Department of Waste Management
Topics: 
Waste Management
Release Date:
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 - 4:48pm

Over 400 derelict vehicles were transported off Virgin Gorda last weekend as the Department of Waste Management continues its derelict collection programme.

The rigorous collection process which began on Sunday, July 26 and ended on Monday, July 27 saw the collection of derelicts which were then transported on a barge to Tortola for further processing and export out of the Territory.

Assistant Manager for the Department of Waste Management, Mr. Anselm Meyers stated that the collection process went well and explained that the small amount that was left behind will be collected and transported off the island at a later date.

For more information on derelict collections, persons can call the Department of Waste Management at 468-4934 or visit www.bvi.gov.vg.

The Department of Waste Management remains committed to enhancing the natural beauty of the Territory by utilising state of the art waste management technology to ensure timely collection, disposal and where possible, recycling of waste.

Author

Adrianna J. Soverall

Ag. Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 852 7742
Email:    asoverall@gov.vg