Waste Management Reform Programme

Mode of Procurement Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Project Sponsor(s) Ministry of Local Government & Community Development (MLGCD)
Description and location

The Government of Jamaica (GOJ), through the Ministry of Local Government & Community Development (MLGCD), intends to improve the solid waste management (SWM) services on the island through engagement of the private sector.

Introducing private sector participation in the integrated development of the solid waste sector in the country is crucial to addressing the overall challenges of the system, from waste collection, sorting, recycling of waste reduction through waste to energy (WtE) facilities and disposal in sanitary landfills, in line with industry best practice to ensure sustainability and compliance with international standards in waste management. .

Status Business Case completed. Government of Jamaica review of the Business Case is underway.
Estimated Capital costs/development expenditures US$200M – US$400M
Sources of revenues Electricity tariff from power purchase agreements and gate fees
Expected life of the project 25 years
Environmental Sustainability & Resilience features Renewable energy production, engineered landfills, low emission garbage trucks and waste-to energy plants at produce low net greenhouse gas emissions.
Contact Information

Ricardo Munroe
Manager
PPP & Privatisation Division
Development Bank of Jamaica
Email: rmunroe@dbankjm.com
876-929-4000 Ext 4023

Renee Rattray
Account Executive
PPP & Privatisation Division
Development Bank of Jamaica
Email: rrattray@dbankjm.com
876-929-4000 Ext 4100