Press Releases

VIWMA ANNOUNCES TOWN HALL MEETING REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TIPPING FEES

 

 

(U.S. Virgin Islands) November 30, 2021 - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community that there will be a virtual Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 6:00pm to discuss the implementation of commercial solid waste tipping fees. The fees will commence on January 10, 2022.

Participants may join this Virtual only meeting by the following options.

 

Join by Webex Link https://viwma.webex.com/viwma/j.php?MTID=me35519bd0e22e087bb51d68c507112f0

Access Code: 2632 724 5605

Password: tKrKb8Jvy75

Join by Telephone 
Dial In: 1-415-655-0001 

Access Code:  2632 724 5605

 

Join Live: VIWMA Facebook page.  

 

All Commercial Solid Waste Haulers and interested parties, please contact the VIWMA at 340-712-4983 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The VIWMA hotline is available 24/7:  844-962-8784. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

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  11/30/2021

VIWMA ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

 

 

(Virgin Islands) November 18, 2021 – The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community of the following hours of operation on Thursday, November 25, 2021 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday and “A Day of Thanksgiving Reflection” on Friday, November 26, 2021:

 

 

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The VIWMA Team wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving Reflection Day.

 

Please call 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report illegal dumping, sewage overflow or service interruption. For more information, contact the Division of Education and Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

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  11/18/2021

 

VIWMA ANNOUNCES OPERATION SCHEDULE FOR VETERANS DAY

(US Virgin Islands) – November 8, 2021 - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community of the following hours of operation on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in observance of Veterans Day.

 

ISLAND

FACILITY

HOURS OF OPERATION

St. Thomas

Bovoni Landfill

6 am – 2:00pm

 

Mandahl Convenience Center

6 am – 2:00 pm

St. John

Susannaberg Transfer Station

7 am -  2:00pm

St. Croix

Anguilla Landfill

7 am – 2:00 pm

 

Peter’s Rest Convenience Center

6 am – 2:00pm

Territory-wide

Administrative Offices

CLOSED

 

Regular business hours will resume on Friday, November 12, 2021.

 

The VIWMA Team wishes everyone a safe and happy Veterans Day.

 

Please call 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report illegal dumping, sewage overflow or service interruption. For more information, contact the Division of Education and Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

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  11/09/2021

Waste Management Authority Supports Recycle Month

 

 

(Virgin Islands) November 15, 2021- The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) invites the entire community to join us in promoting, protecting, and preserving paradise as we celebrate VI Recycles Month.  The VIWMA Team is hard at work recognizing initiatives to reduce and divert waste away from the landfills while supporting local programs and increasing awareness of consumer behavior on purchasing and disposal methods.  

 

Listen and look out for our public service announcements and social media messages with relevant tips on how you can help. Take the pledge and make a personal commitment for yourself and our future generations.

 

Did you know that:                                                                                

  • Adults generate 5 pounds of waste daily, while children generate 2 pounds
  • 80 billion aluminum cans are used each year around the world
  • Plastic bags in the ocean kill 1 million sea creatures a year
  • Every year billions of trees in the form of paper are thrown away
  • America throws away over 25 trillion Styrofoam cups every year

 

Do your part to help to reduce, reuse, and divert today!  

 

For more information, contact the Division of Education and Communications Management at 340-474-2811 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.    

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  11/15/2021

 

VIWMA TO REOPEN CROWN MOUNTAIN BIN SITE

(St. Thomas, USVI) September 21, 2021 - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the St. Thomas community that the Crown Mountain bin site will reopen for the disposal of household waste on Monday, September 27, 2021.

 

Effective Monday, September 27, 2021, the Shibui bin site will be permanently closed. An additional bin will be placed at the Crown Mountain site to compensate for the Shibui closure.

 

VIWMA thanks the community in advance for their cooperation.

 

For more information, contact the Division of Education and Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The VIWMA hotline is available 24/7:  844-962-8784. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

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  09/21/2021

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