The Department is responsible for the removal of dead animals but only on public properties which includes main roads and public parking lots.  We are not responsible for the removal of dead animals from private properties.

Department of Waste Management

The Department of Waste Management is primarily responsible for the collection and disposal of solid waste, while protecting human health and the environment by minimizing adverse impacts on all residents and visitors of the Virgin Islands (British).  This is done through the development and implementation of effective and efficient waste management programmes.


To provide the Virgin Islands (British) with modern, environmentally sound methods of solid waste management that reflects international standards of waste management practices.

Incinerator Hours Extended Following Public’s Feedback

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 4:45pm

Effective today, the incinerator will operate from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily.

The extension of the hours of operation is based on the public’s feedback following a six month review conducted by the Department of Waste Management.

Supply of Mulch (Woodchips) for Agricultural Purposes

Shredding of tree trunks/limbs and non-processed wood material into mulch for agricultural and beautification purposes.

Garbage Incineration

Disposal of Waste at the Incinerator.

Waste Oil Disposal

Disposal of waste oil at the incinerator facility.

Dead Animal Removal

Removal of dead animals in main public locations.