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April 25th, 2024
Brewers Bay given a temporary facelift with landscaping

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Brewers Bay, usually referred to as the 'forgotten city', has been given a facelift.

February 28th, 2024
VI Gov't to export waste oil; No revenue expected from programme!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Construction of a concrete base for about four storage tanks located behind the now-abandoned Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on the main island of Tortola is well underway.

December 16th, 2023
VI derelict vehicle cleanup continues for export to Colombia

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – In an effort to further clean up the territory, the Department of Waste Management in the Virgin Islands (VI) is continuing efforts to remove derelict vehicles and other scrap metals from across the Virgin Islands.

September 12th, 2023
Waste Management launches derelict vehicles information system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Waste Management (DWM) has launched an information system to provide the Territory with up-to-date information regarding derelict vehicle removals.

July 30th, 2023
Massive early morning fire broke out @ VG landfill

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- Some residents of Virgin Gorda took to social media, particularly Facebook, to complain about what they described as a massive fire at the Virgin Gorda landfill this morning, Sunday, July 30, 2023.

December 5th, 2021
'No Derelicts Left Behind' campaign actively underway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Manager of the Department of Waste Management, Mr Neville Allen said that a significant amount of derelicts have been removed since the launch of the “No Derelicts Left Behind” campaign.

July 29th, 2020
More than 400 derelict vehicles transported off VG

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

October 2nd, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: DWM offering wrecker services?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There have been many complaints over the years, including from legislators and operators of garbage trucks, about persons taking certain bulky waste to dumpsters instead of transporting them to the landfill at Pockwood Pond for proper disposal.

October 11th, 2018
VG reduces dependency on landfills through recycling efforts

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Department of Waste Management (DWM) has announced the revitalizing of the recycling programme in Virgin Gorda, in an effort to reduce the Territory’s dependency on landfill disposal.

September 7th, 2018
Waste collection concerns addressed at community meeting

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Government officials met with residents living in the western communities of Tortola to discuss concerns on recent fires and waste management plans moving forward, according to a Government Information System (GIS), dated September 6, 2018.

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