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We are a public agency, autonomous from the government of Guam per Public Law 31-20. Our mission is to provide efficient trash disposal services for our paying customers.

GSWAGSWA Solid Waste Operating Rules and related documents

Our services include;

GSWACollecting trash at the curb from our customers’ carts Monday through Friday;

GSWAProviding convenient facilities at our three transfer stations where residents can drop off their trash for disposal and their cardboard and glass bottles and jars for recycling;

GSWACollecting bulky items and metallic good from our customers’ curb by appointment; and

GSWAManaging the contracts for the operations of a Hauler Transfer Station and the Layon Landfill.

There are several services GSWA does not provide: permitting, tire disposal, and the collection or disposal of junk vehicles. The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (GEPA) may be able to direct you to these services. Contact GEPA at 671-475-1658.

Host Community Fees
Review the Protocol Adopted by the Public Utilities Commission to be followed by the GSWA in the assessment of the Host Community Premium Fees

Board of Directors
In March 2013, the Government of Guam appointed and confirmed four members of the Board of Directors of the GSWA (Jonathan Denight, Joseph Duenas, Andrew Gayle, and Alexandra L.G. Taitano) and held its first official meeting.

»Rules of the Guam Solid Waste Authority Board

»Agenda & Minutes of All Meetings



Employment Opportunity

The GSWA is searching for qualified individual for the following positions:

Trash Collection Service

Online: Save trees with paperless payment options! View your statements online and pay securely via a PayPal account, credit card or debit card. You do not need a PayPal account to pay with a credit card.

»pay Your Bill online


In person and by mail

»in person/mail payment info

Register for Residential Trash Collection

SWMDResidents in single family homes and apartments of four (4) units or less with ample space for carts can register for trash collection service.

»trash collection info
»Registration info/form

Guam Solid Waste Authority





Information on services provided by GSWA and registration for weekly curbside trash collection service. Trash collection service payment options, including secure online payment.


The most recent news involving GSWA as well as past news bulletins.


Guam RecyclesLinks to other websites that have information on recycling and solid waste so that you can learn more about how to use our island’s resources more efficiently. Contact information for recycling of various materials in Guam.


GSWA’s address and customer service number. GSWA offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except on holidays.


ReceiverGuam Solid Waste Receivership Information Center refers to the U.S. District Court of Guam’s appointment of Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. as Receiver over the now defunct Guam Solid Waste Management Division. This website contains the Court’s Orders and other information related to the Receivership.

Thinking About Waste

Recycling Collection Schedule

Recycling carts are collected twice a month on the same day as trash is collected. Sign-up now to receive email reminders 24 hours before your recycling collection day. View the schedule:
» August 2018

Select Media Coverage

Sept. 24, 2017 - The Guam Daily Post
Nebi Manglona Getting It Done for GSWA

Nebi Manglona - GSWA

Nebi Manglona, 19, from Dededo, is GSWA's only female sanitation worker and has been with the agency for about a month. She is noted for her speed, agility, work ethic and overall efficiency.

August 27, 2016 - Pacific Daily News
Opinion: Putting trash in its proper place is now easier than you know - by Alicia Ferejan

Let's Recycle!


GSWA Receives Award
The Ordot Dump Closure project on the island of Guam has earned the 2016 Construction Management Association of America's Project Achievement Award in the $50 Million and under Infrastructure Project category. The award recognizes outstanding achievements in construction and program management.

CMAA Award

»Learn more