Illegal dumping of solid waste is a serious problem in SVG.
It can cause a dangerous outbreak of illness, and is polluting our environment. Almost every week, the Solid Waste Management Unit (SWMU) is on SVGBC TV complaining about the widespread illegal dumping of solid waste, but no solution is put forward.
It is very important that this problem be solved.
A Green government would separate the SWMU from the Central Water Authority to make a new, independent statutory body. The monthly $11 environmental fee would be taken out of the water bill to help poor households, and an environmental fee of $11 would be levied on tourists as part of the departure tax.