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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.

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.

»Proposed Rules of the Guam Solid Waste Authority Board

»Agenda & Minutes of All Meetings

 

 

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:
»JULY 2015

Recycling

Trash Collection Service
Payment

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

PayPal

In person and by mail

»in person/mail payment info

Guam Solid Waste Authority

 

 

 

Services

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

News

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

Resources

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.

Contacts

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.

Receivership

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.

Newsroom

Guam Solid Waste Authority Employees Work Together to Expedite Typhoon Dolphin Cleanup
The GSWA opened its Residential Transfers Stations on Sunday, May 17  so residents could clean up their homes after Typhoon Dolphin. GSWA also opened up the Haulers’ Only Transfer Station for part of the day on Saturday, May 16, and Sunday, May 17, so that commercial trash could be collected. The Layon Landfill was also opened early and kept open late on Monday, May 18, during which time it received 685.72 tons of trash in 36 loads. 

»Read Press Release

Federal Receiver Warns of Potential Internet Scam Related to the GSWA
The GSWA has been the target of fraudulent attempts to transfer GSWA funds. Through strict adherence to Court-approved procedures, GSWA will not lose any funds as a result of these illegal activities. All GSWA customers, vendors, and business partners are urged to be extremely cautious with any electronic communications requesting financial transfers or personal account information of any kind.

»Read Press Release

Select Media Coverage

January 26, 2015 - Pacific Daily News
Protect: Properly dispose of hazardous waste at new transfer station

January 23, 2015 - KUAM News

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