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(ST. THOMAS) September 4, 2019 - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (“VIWMA” or “Authority”) Preserving Paradise team is scheduling a series of Bulk Item Collections.  The first location will be the Triangle in Estate Bordeaux.  The Bulk Item Bin will be dropped off on Friday, September 6 and will be removed on Friday, September 13th.


The bin will accommodate bulk items only, such as couches, mattresses, furniture and other large items.  No metals, no appliances, no galvanized, no construction debris and no household waste or everyday trash can be placed in the Bulk Item Bin. 


Seniors and physically challenged individuals can fill out a VIWMA service request to have bulk items, white goods, and e-waste removed from their private residences on St. Thomas/St. John by calling the Solid Waste Division at 340-715-4953.


Businesses are prohibited from using the Bulk Item Bin including public bin sites; businesses are required, by law, to utilize a licensed and VIWMA permitted waste hauler or take their waste directly to the Bovoni Landfill. Business found using public bins will be fined.


Illegal dumping can be reported by calling the Authority’s 24-hour hot line at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784)  For more information, contact VIWMA Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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St. Croix (340) 712-4962

St. Thomas (340)715-9100

St. John (340)774-2141

Territory Hotline - 1 (844) WMA - USVI