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June 6th, 2023
VI urged to recycle & reduce the use of plastics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is urging the people of the Territory to do their part to protect the environment by reducing the use of plastics and engage in recycling.

May 28th, 2019
Riteway customers urged to reuse shopping bags

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Customers of Riteway supermarket in Pasea Estate were urged to reduce the use of single use plastics during a visit to the store by His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Minister for Natural Resources, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley.

April 16th, 2019
Gov’t Signs Agreement for Recycling System

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Green V.I to implement a recycling system across the Virgin Islands.

October 10th, 2016
Plastic bag ban bill now law in USVI


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp formally signed his proposal to reduce litter and protect marine life into law late Friday October 7, 2016, Government House announced Sunday afternoon October 9, 2016.

September 30th, 2015
‘Let’s put a value on plastic bottles to curb littering’ – Richard C. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Television talk show host Richard C. de Castro said that road side littering seems to be on the increase in the territory and as a tourism destination this must be curbed.

October 15th, 2014
‘Cans, bottles should be returnable for cash’ – Richard C. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Television Talk Show Host Richard Courtney De Castro believes that there should be incentive programmes to encourage people to recover recyclable items such as bottles and cans with a view to help address the waste disposal problems in the Territory.

November 28th, 2012
Poor handling of waste could lengthen fight against dengue – Carnel Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Head of the Environmental Health Division Mr Carnel Smith has indicated that the current issues of rodent infestation and dengue that are plaguing the Territory add to the already growing waste problem in existence. He further advocated for the implementation of a recycling programme to curb the problems being faced.

October 29th, 2012
Sol helps sailors keep it green and clean at 31st Moorings Interline Regatta

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the second year running, Sol integrated an environmental element to its support of the annual Moorings Interline Regatta which took place in the BVI from October 11 – 16. Sol sponsored a Green Marine Award, challenging participants to ‘Drink Responsibly’ and to collect their empty glass bottles for recycling.

June 10th, 2011
This week we feature Young Professional Cliff W. Williams


The phrase that comes closely to describing this week’s young professional is a ‘jack of all trades”.

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