Guam

News

Welcome to the GSWA News section where you’ll find recent and archived press releases.

July 31, 2017
Ordot Dump Post-Closure Care Operations

May 20, 2015
Guam Solid Waste Authority Employees Work Together to Expedite Typhoon Dolphin Cleanup

May 19, 2015
Federal Receiver Warns of Potential Internet Scam Related to the Guam Solid Waste Authority

January 19, 2015
Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Harmon Residential Transfer Station to Open

October 6, 2014
Adjusted GSWA Residential Transfer Stations and Collections Schedule for Typhoon Vongfong

October 5, 2014
Adjusted GSWA Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule for Typhoon Vongfong

July 16, 2014
GSWA to Collect Curbside Trash and Recycling on Liberation Day

October 24, 2013
Guam Solid Waste Authority Rolls Out New Islandwide Curbside Recycling Program

July 31, 2013
Federal Receiver to Implement Islandwide Curbside Recycling

May 1, 2012
Guam Solid Waste Authority Accepting Bids for No Longer Needed Heavy Equipment

February 6, 2012
Guam Solid Waste Authority Launches New Website

November 23, 2011
Curbside Recycling Pilot Project to Continue While Results Are Evaluated

October 4, 2011
Guam Solid Waste Authority Contracts with NAVFAC for Military Use of the Layon Landfill

September 26, 2011
Guam Solid Waste Authority Rolls Out Bulky and Metallic Collection Program

August 19, 2011
Ceremonies for Closing of Ordot Dump and Opening of the Layon Landfill Public and Media Invited to Milestone Events

October 12, 2010
Solid Waste Management Division Rolls Out Curbside Recycling Pilot Project
1,000 Households to Recycle Paper, Metal Cans and Certain Plastic Bottles in Wheeled Recycling Carts

September 29, 2010
Solid Waste Management Division Stops Service to Delinquent Customers

September 2, 2010
Federal Receiver for Guam Solid Waste Management Division Announces Improvements to Inarajan Wastewater Treatment Plant
DYE TRACE STUDY - September 7, 2010 – October 31, 2010

August 31, 2010
Office of Solid Waste Management Division Resumes Regular Business Schedule
Extended Saturday Hours No Longer Needed After Successful Trash Cart Program Rollout

June 22 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout Successfully Completed

May 5 , 2010
Secure Online Payment Now an Option for Guam Solid Waste Management Division Trash Collection Customers

February 12 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout: Second Phase of Cart Delivery

January 22 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Village of Yigo

January 16 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Village of Dededo

January 8 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Mangilao and Tamuning/Tumon/Harmon

January 1 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Mongmong-Toto-Maite and Barriagada

December 26, 2009
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Village of Agat

December 11, 2009
Guam Solid Waste Management Division Announces Holiday Schedule

December 10, 2009
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Agana Heights/Hagatna and Asan-Maina/Piti

November 28, 2009
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Ordot and Sinajana

November 24, 2009
Federal Receiver Obtains Permits for Solid Waste Facility and Air Pollution Control for Layon Landfill
Permits from Guam Environmental Protection Agency Enable Landfill Construction to Move Forward

August 11, 2009
Important Layon Landfill Milestone: Letter of Technical Adequacy from GEPA

April 28, 2009
Ordot Dump to Close Sunday, Effective May 17
Monday through Saturday Hours Remain Unchanged

April 3, 2009
Important Layon Landfill Milestone: Hydrogeologic Assessment Approved by Guam Environmental Protection Agency

March 25, 2009
Agat, Dededo and Malojloj Transfer Stations To Add Sunday and Monday Hours and Close Tuesday and Wednesday
New schedule to take effect Sunday, April 5, 2009

December 20, 2008
Effective Immediately, Mixed Paper Not Accepted for Recycling at Three Guam Facilities
Buyers for Recycled Mixed Paper Disappear Due to Global Recession

November 21, 2008
Trash Service Continues for All Solid Waste Management Division Customers
Address and Billing Verification in Process

September 12, 2008
GUAM RECYCLES! Becomes “Greener” with New Recycling Containers for Collection of Cardboard, Mixed Paper and Glass
Recycling Program to be Launched September 15

June 27, 2008
Receiver Announces Materials Ban at Transfer Facilities and Ordot Dump
Ban Will Improve Recycling and Increase Capacity at Ordot Dump Until New Landfill Opens

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