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Cayman: Landfills operations on Discovery Day Mon May 15 2023

From Dept. of Environmental Health

Grand Cayman, May 12, 2023 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) advises the public of the early closure of the George Town Landfill on Monday, May 15, 2023 in observance of the Public General Holiday to celebrate Discovery Day. 

The George Town Landfill will close at 1:00 pm on this public holiday and there will not be reception of derelict vehicles or scrap metals on this date. Operations will resume on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Meanwhile, hours of operation will remain as usual at both landfills in the sister islands.

The 24-hour drop off site at the entrance of the George Town Landfill will remain open to facilitate the disposal of small quantities of household waste.

Regular garbage collection and recycling operations will be as normal throughout the Cayman Islands.

For additional information, please contact the DEH at 949-6696, email us at [email protected], visit the DEH’s website at or message our Facebook page at


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