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(St. Croix, USVI) – October 10, 2019 - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (“VIWMA” or “Authority”) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the fire which was reported on Tuesday, October 8th at Anguilla Landfill has been suppressed and normal operations have resumed as of 1pm Wednesday, October 9th. The Landfill stands ready to accept commercial and public Solid Waste including metals, however no green waste will be accepted at this time.


Haulers contracted to collect commercial solid waste, household waste, as well as waste from public bin sites have also resumed normal operations. The public is asked to exercise patience as there may be slight collection delays with house-to-house pickups. Haulers are asked to exercise caution at the landfill and follow the instructions of the landfill personnel.


The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team apologizes for any inconvenience derived from the recent landfill closure. We thank the community for their continued patience and cooperation.


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