VIWMA Suspends Tipping Fees Implementation to Sept. 1

(St. Thomas, VI) – The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) held discussions with commercial solid waste haulers on St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix respectively this week to hear suggestions and address their concerns regarding the implementation of the Commercial Solid Waste Tipping Fees throughout the Territory.

Executive Director Roger E. Merritt Jr. emphasized that VIWMA’s goal is to ensure that small businesses throughout the Territory are not negatively impacted.

Implementation of the fees has been suspended until September 1, 2017.

For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-715-9188 or email