At 229 acres, the Beetham Landfill is the largest of Trinidad’s three (3) major disposal sites, receiving approximately twice the quantity of waste per day than the other two landfills. The site also houses SWMCOL’s Operations Division, which includes the Collection Services and Transport & Maintenance units, as well as a modern staff welfare facility.
MONDAY–SATURDAY: 5:00AM TO 8:00PM
Phone(s): (868) 625-6678/80
Prior to 1983 the Beetham Disposal Site was an open-burning dump with inadequate cover material, minimal compaction, and access to everyone. Following handover of the site to SWMCOL in 1983, restoration activities were implemented to reduce the site’s environmental impact on nearby human settlements and sensitive ecosystems and align its operations to that of a landfill. These included:
“Get into Green” is more than a call to action. It is both a precept and a promise.
The promise is that of a greener tomorrow for the benefit of all when we “Get into Green”.