Landfill Operating Policies

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Landfill acceptance policy flyer The Territory’s landfills and transfer station are managed by the Authority to meet local and federal rules and regulations for compliance.

The Susannaberg Landfill on St. John was closed in the early 1990’s when an underground fire was discovered and extinguished. This facility now operates as a transfer station, as the solid waste on St. John is collected from the many disposal sites (bin sites) located strategically around St. John for residents to dispose of their household waste. The waste is then taken to the Susannaberg Transfer Station, compacted and then barged to St. Thomas where it is transported to the Bovoni Landfill on the southeastern end of St. Thomas for disposal.

The Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas and the Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix are currently manned by both the Authority’s staff and a contracted operator, A-9 Trucking Enterprises. St. Thomas currently has 22 disposal sites and St. Croix has only 2 bin sites. These landfills accept household waste from disposal sites, house-to-house collection abd directly at the landfills. These landfills also allow for the diversion of scrap metal (including vehicles, appliances and metal building materials) to be recycled.

> Landfill Acceptance Policy Flyer (PDF)

The Territory's landfills DO NOT ACCEPT the following items for disposal:

  • Appliances & Vehicles with Freon
  • Tires
  • Flourescent Bulbs and Tubes
  • Lead-Acid Batteries
  • Electronic Devices
  • Flammable Paint
  • Asbestos
  • Medical Waste
  • Liquid Waste
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Mercury-containing Devices
  • Grease (such as cooking oil)
  • Used Motor Oil (take to the DIY Sites)
  • Junked Cars (unless fluids are drained and tires and batteries are removed)
  • Gas Cylinders (unless punctured or the top is cut off)
  • Construction & Demolition (C&D) waste (unless reduced to 4”x4”x4” chunks)
  • Mixed Loads
  • Unpermitted Loads of Solid Waste or Wastewater

Fines are a minimum of $1,000 per violation and/or up to 180 days imprisonment. For more information, call 340-712-4956 or 340-712-4957.

To learn more about where you can safely dispose of the materials listed above, please contact us or refer to the various Programs offered for Special Waste.

  • Anguilla Landfill
  • Bovoni Landfill
  • Susannaberg Transfer Station
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