Waste Collection Adjusted Due To Tropical Storm Fiona

Friday, 16 September 2022 - 4:39pm

The Department of Waste Management (DWM) wishes to inform the public of adjusted operations due to Tropical Storm Fiona.

Tortola’s Kyresha Hodge Named Virgin Islands’ Top Recycler

Thursday, 15 September 2022 - 11:36am

Six year-old Ky’Resha Hodge was named the Virgin Islands’ top recycler amidst 42 students between the ages of two and 19 who competed for the Student Recycling competition conducted by Green VI in conjunction with the Department of Waste Management.

Students Encouraged To Enter Recycling Competition

Wednesday, 10 August 2022 - 3:05pm

Students across the Virgin Islands are invited to participate in a ‘Recycling Competition’ organised by the Department of Waste Management and Green VI.

Student Recycling Competition Set To Begin In August

Monday, 25 July 2022 - 12:55pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon Penn is encouraging students to participate in the upcoming Student Recycling Competition being hosted under the theme, “WE RECYCLE”.

Acting Governor Thanks Incinerator Workers

Friday, 15 July 2022 - 6:34pm

Acting Governor, His Excellency Mr. David D. Archer, Jr. is featured as he visited staff of the Incinerator Plant in Pockwood Pond.

Tender Invited For Scrap Metal Processing And Exportation

Tuesday, 5 July 2022 - 4:26pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the processing and exportation of scrap metal from the temporary derelict vehicle site in Pockwood Pond.

Temporary Landfill Supervision Needed At Waste Management

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 4:49pm

The Department of Waste Management (DWM) is seeking proposals from qualified companies for the coordination and supervision of all dumpsite activities and for the provision of technical support for the repair and maintenance of the Department’s equipment.

Waste Disposal Facility Pockwood Pond Operation Hours

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 5:16pm

The public is notified that the solid waste disposal facility at Pockwood Pond is open to the public daily from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

HOA Statement: Minister for Health and Social Development - Update On Solid Waste Disposal Site At Pockwood Pond, Tortola

Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 3:59pm

Madam Speaker, large fires occurred at the dumpsite in Pockwood Pond on the evening of May 16th and on the morning of May 22nd, 2022, respectively.  Fortunately, no one was injured nor were there any damages to public or private equipment on site.  I am sadly aware, however, that smoke from the fires may have been a source of discomfort to residents on the western side of Tortola.

Waste Management Solutions Community Meeting Held

Sunday, 17 April 2022 - 1:37pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands held an emergency public meeting to discuss waste management solutions for the Territory.

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