Statement by Honourable Marlon Penn - Roadside Cutting And Cleaning By The Department Of Waste Management

Friday, 18 November 2022 - 11:41am

Madam Speaker I am pleased to inform this Honourable House that the Department of Waste Management has resumed clearing roadside overgrowth and removing litter along the main roads on Tortola.

Statement By Deputy Premier And Minister For Communications And Works Honourable Kye M. Rymer On Burt Point Waste Water Treatment Plant

Thursday, 27 October 2022 - 10:05am

As most of us should be aware, the Waste Water Treatment Plant at Burt Point suffered substantial damage during the passage of Hurricane Irma in 2017 and was eventually inoperable at a later point thereafter.

Bush Cutting In Vicinity Of Hope Hill- Proceed With Caution

Thursday, 20 October 2022 - 10:12am

The Department of Waste Management is conducting routine roadside bush-cutting from the Hope Hill area to East End in the vicinity of the East End Police Station.

Bush Cutting Policy Under Revision

Friday, 7 October 2022 - 10:46am

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr. Ronald Smith-Berkeley stated that the Ministry has experienced some administrative delays in attending to bush cutting throughout the Territory.

Virgin Gorda Dumpsite Operation Hours Extended

Wednesday, 5 October 2022 - 1:52pm

The Department of Waste Management is advising the Virgin Gorda community that effective immediately the daily hours of operation for the dumpsite will be between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The public will not have access to the site outside of operation hours. 

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.

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