Ministry of Health & Social Development
Department of Waste Management
Release Date:
Friday, 27 March 2020 - 2:10pm

The Environmental Health Division advises the public of the following tips to manage waste in their home during the mandatory curfew period.

  • Separate cans, bottles, plastic bottles, water bottles and paper
  • Waste from the bathroom, should be kept separate and treated with disinfectants such as bleach, vinegar, Dettol or Pine Sol
  • Put all waste at a secure place outside residence
  • Flatten all cardboard boxes


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Email: ministryofhealth@gov.vg
Telephone: 1(284)468-2272 or 2174