Press Release

Department of Waste Management
Release Date:
Friday, 3 April 2020 - 5:36pm

House-to-house waste collection will begin on Monday, April 6 during the 24-hour curfew implemented for the next 14 days.

The Department of Waste Management (DWM) will collect residential waste on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting from 7:00 a.m. Large garbage trucks will be used to conduct house-to-house collection on Class A roads within their respective zones. Satellite trucks (i.e. 3 yard trucks or similar) will be used to conduct house-to-house collection on class B & C roads.

 

Class A roads to be collected by existing contractor

 

 

Class B & C roads to be collected by satellite trucks

 

Prospect Reef - Carrot Bay including West End and Frenchman's Cay

Slaney Hill, Sea Cow's Bay (road next to race track), Road near the Seventh Day Adventist School, Palestina, Havers, Elevator Road, Pockwood Pond Hill, Romney Park, Belmont, Spyglass Hill, Long Bay,

Carrot Bay Hill

 

 

MacNamara, Main Street, Road Town, Lower Estate, Botanical Station, Scatliffe Alley

 

Upper MacNamara, Paul Wattley Road, Upper Long Bush (near daycare)

 

 

Huntums Ghut, Purcell, Johnsons Ghut, Free Bottom, Fort Hill

Upper Huntum's Ghut, Sand box Road, Horsepath, Upper Johnson's Ghut, Upper Free Bottom, Road connecting Fort Hill to Baughers Bay, Pasea Estate

 

 

 

 

Baughers Bay to Fat Hog's Bay

 

Upper Baughers Bay, Area behind PWD, Gene Hill (road connecting to Fort Hill), Upper Kingston, Upper Paraquita Bay, sections of Fat Hog's Bay

 

 

Class A roads to be collected by existing contractor

 

 

Class B & C roads to be collected by satellite trucks

 

Long Look, Greenland, Little Dix Hill, Josiah's Bay, East End

Nottingham Estate, Upper Greenland, hill opposite Andy's Car Wash, hill near old Island Department Store, Sound Road, sections of Parham Town, Sections of Josiah's Bay

 

Hope Hill to Sage Mountain, Ballast Bay, Cane Garden Bay, Brewers Bay

Sabbath Hill, Butu Mountain, Fahie Hill (dirt road after park), Spooners, Shanon, Doty, Sage Mountain, all alleys in Cane Garden Bay, all side roads on Soldiers Hill, Mount Healthy, Brewers Bay Hill

 

 

 

Gorda Peak to Gun Creek

 

All sides road in area

 

 

Valley

Handsome Bay, and all side roads in the Valley

 

 

White Bay to East End

All side roads

 

 

Already has house to house

collection

N/A

The department will not be collecting bulky, hazardous nor yard waste during this period, ONLY residential waste. Recyclables will not be collected during this period. Residents are urged to stockpile items until the curfew is ended.

Residents can help with collection by placing garbage bags in a suitable container at the edge of the respective property on the morning of collection day; store garbage in a safe place out of the reach of stray animals and spray sealed garbage bags with disinfectant to help reduce the risk of exposure to trash collectors.

Author

Nekita Turnbull

Information Officer II
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg