Press Release

Department of Waste Management
Ministry of Health & Social Development Statutory Boards & Associated Bodies
Waste Management
Release Date:
Wednesday, 11 October 2023 - 4:21pm

Director of Waste Management Mr. Marcus Solomon has said that he appreciates the contribution of the community to make the derelict removal campaign a success.

Mr. Solomon said, “From the moment that the campaign launched, the department’s phone and email have been inundated with community minded individuals pointing them in the right direction to the derelicts throughout the community.”

“From August 16 to now we have tagged 347 derelict vehicles and removed 271 based on information shared by the public. We cannot underestimate the importance of this accomplishment and we just wanted to take time out show appreciation to the community and to encourage them to continue to partner with us to ensure a cleaner greener and more beautiful BVI.”

Information regarding tagged vehicles whether it is located on private or public property can be accessed using the Derelict Removal Information System website at

The community is still urged to continue to identify derelicts on private and public property and contact the Department at 468-4934, email or via the BVIGovReportit app. Persons are advised to record location information and submit to the department or via the app accompanied with photo where applicable.

The Department of Waste Management is committed to ensuring that the natural beauty of the Territory is enhanced by utilising state of the art waste management technology to ensure timely collection disposal and where possible the recycling of waste.


Natasha Lettsome-Humphrey

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286