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.

Tender Invited For Scrap Metal Processing And Exportation

Tuesday, 5 July 2022 - 4:26pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the processing and exportation of scrap metal from the temporary derelict vehicle site in Pockwood Pond.

Temporary Landfill Supervision Needed At Waste Management

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 4:49pm

The Department of Waste Management (DWM) is seeking proposals from qualified companies for the coordination and supervision of all dumpsite activities and for the provision of technical support for the repair and maintenance of the Department’s equipment.

Waste Disposal Facility Pockwood Pond Operation Hours

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 5:16pm

The public is notified that the solid waste disposal facility at Pockwood Pond is open to the public daily from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

HOA Statement: Minister for Health and Social Development - Update On Solid Waste Disposal Site At Pockwood Pond, Tortola

Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 3:59pm

Madam Speaker, large fires occurred at the dumpsite in Pockwood Pond on the evening of May 16th and on the morning of May 22nd, 2022, respectively.  Fortunately, no one was injured nor were there any damages to public or private equipment on site.  I am sadly aware, however, that smoke from the fires may have been a source of discomfort to residents on the western side of Tortola.

Waste Management Solutions Community Meeting Held

Sunday, 17 April 2022 - 1:37pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands held an emergency public meeting to discuss waste management solutions for the Territory.

Tenders Invited For Waste Water Treatment Plant Paraquita Bay

Thursday, 31 March 2022 - 4:43pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is requesting proposals for the repair, rehabilitation, commissioning, management, operation and maintenance of the Waste Water Treatment Plant at Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

Incinerator Offline- Residents Asked To Reduce Waste

Monday, 28 March 2022 - 3:56pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are being urged to engage in waste reduction and recycling to reduce the garbage stream at Pockwood Pond in the absence of the incinerator which is offline.

Virgin Gorda Dumpsite Operation Hours Changes April 1

Wednesday, 16 March 2022 - 10:08am

The Department of Waste Management is advising the Virgin Gorda community that effective April 1, daily operation hours for the dumpsite are between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The public will not have access to the site outside of operation hours.

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