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About the GSWA
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.

See the Citizen Centric Report for an overview of the GSWA, its performance, finances, and outlook.

GSWAGSWA Solid Waste Operating Rules and related documents


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

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

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.

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In person and by mail

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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.

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»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.


Guam Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Through the Department of Administration, The Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program provides funding to assist households that are unable to pay rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020.

Eligible households may receive up to 15 months of assistance to include rent, rental arrears, utilities, and utilities arrears.

The Federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program was established by Section 501 of Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Pub. L. No. 116-260 (Dec. 27, 2020) (the Act). The program is managed by the United States Treasury.

> Information Flyer
> ERA Pre-Application Form

Guam Solid Waste Authority
Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, December 2, 2021 – 1:00 PM (ChST)

Join Zoom Meeting
Link: https://zoom.us/j/99851320556?pwd=dmgwNXY2NEQ2M1RvZzRSLzliWUE1UT09
Meeting ID: 998 5132 0556
Passcode: 071327

Guam Solid Waste Authority
Board of Director’s Meeting
Draft Agenda
Thursday, Dec 2, 2021, 1pm via video conference


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll call
  3. Approval of minutes
  4. Reports
    1. Management reports
      1. Operational Update
      2. ARPA update
    2. Committee reports
      1. Zero Waste Round Table / Revolving Recycling fund subsidy
  5. Unfinished Business
    1. Island Wide Trash Collection Initiative
    2. Ordot Post Closure update
    3. Independent Accounting System
    4. Legal counsel services
  6. New Business
  7. Open Discussion
  8. Public Forum
  9. Next meeting
  10. Adjourn

Access live stream of the meeting on GSWA website: www.guamsolidwasteauthority.com

For more information, please contact GSWA Chief of Administration, Alicia Fejeran, at Alicia.Fejeran@gswa.guam.gov or 646-3111. Persons needing telecommunication device for the Hearing/Speech Impaired (TDD) may contact 475-8339.

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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:
»Recycling Collection Schedule

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 Board of Directors

The GSWA Board of Directors is comprised of five (5) members appointed by I Maha'haga (the Governor) with the advice and consent of I Liheslatura (the Legislature). The current members of the Board: Andrew Gayle (Chairman), Minakshi Hemlani (Vice Chairwoman), Peggy Denney (Secretary), Jim Oehlerking, and Cora Montellano.

GSWA Management Team
Larry J. Gast
General Manager

Kathrine B. Kakigi

Pedro A. Leon Guerrero Jr.
Assistant General Manager of Operations

Alicia V. Fejeran
Chief of Administration

»Rules of the GSWA Board
»Agenda & Minutes of All Meetings

GSWA Service Fees

See the detailed table of GSWA service fees broken down by customer types.

» See GSWA Service Fees