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Cayman: DEH Operations on Discovery Day  2024

Grand Cayman, May 16, 2024 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is advising the public of the early closure of the George Town Landfill operation on Discovery Day, Monday, May 20, 2024.

The George Town Landfill will close at 1:00 pm, and no reception of derelict vehicles or scrap metals through the gate on this day. However, regular garbage collection and recycling operations will be as normal on this public holiday. Regular operations at the George Town Landfill will resume on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Members of the public are also encouraged to use the 24-hour drop-off site at the entrance of the landfill which will remain open to facilitate the disposal of small amounts of waste from residential customers, if necessary.

There will be no changes in the schedule for Sister Islands and collections as normal.

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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