HISTORY OF REGULATED WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC
Dedicated to the Preservation of our Virgin Islands.
Established since December 21, 1993 by
the Founder of O’Neale’s Transport, Inc., Keith C. O’Neale,
Sr. who took great pride in the island where he worked and
lived for over twenty five years. He was an avid boater and
had a deep appreciation for the beautiful sea, landscape and
refreshing air. He foresaw the need to maintain the purity
and beauty of the Virgin Islands for future generations, and
formed Virgin Islands Regulated Waste Management, Inc. as a
subsidiary to his company, O’Neale’s Transport, Inc.
Virgin Islands Regulated Waste Management, Inc. is the first
and only waste management firm in the Virgin Islands to
provide environmental services to satisfy the waste
management needs of government agencies and industry, large
Today, this locally owned and operated, small minority
business is the only complete waste management solution in
the Virgin Islands; capable of handling all types of waste
streams; from waste oil (used oil) to hazardous waste; in a
safe, clean and professional manner. In addition to our
waste management service, we provide on-site consultation to
assist our customers in evaluating the waste streams
generated at their facilities. All of our personnel are
highly trained and have extensive hours of field experience.
We are prepared to operate and respond quickly in St. Croix,
St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island. We also keep an
inventory of emergency spill response supplies and are
trained emergency sub-contractors for National Response
Cooperation (NRC) and Marine Spill Response Cooperation (MSRC).
Our firm is registered at the Federal level with the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the United States
Department of Transportation (DOT). We are permitted
transporter United States Department of Agriculture Animal
and Plant Health Inspection Service (AAPHIS) waste. We are
also registered and permitted on the Local level by the
Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources
(DPNR) to collect and transport all hazardous and
non-hazardous waste. Designated EPA certified facilities
that are permitted and equipped to handle all types of waste
in an environmentally sound manner; ultimately handle all
waste streams managed by us.
We care about the environment and we know that the generator
is ultimately responsible “From Cradle to Grave.” You can
rest assured that our firm will handle your waste streams in
accordance with all applicable federal and local EPA
In comparing our firm with other waste management firms,
please take into account these extremely important factors:
1. If they are actually permitted to do this type of work;
on the Federal and Local government level? – VIRWM is
registered on both levels and permitted by DOT to transport
hazardous waste materials.
2. How much experience do they have in handling waste
streams? –VIRWM has over fifteen years of experience in
handling all types of waste streams; including waste oil,
hazardous waste, and bio-medical waste. Our firm has handled
projects for clients ranging from the Federal government to
local private entities.
3. Are they properly disposing of these materials? – VIRWMknows that the generator of the waste is ultimately
responsible for their waste until it is finally destroyed;
that is why our firm uses only EPA certified facilities. We
furnish our customers with a copy of the hazardous waste
manifest that documents the removal of the waste from their
premises, until the disposal facility can produce a final
manifest and/or the Certificate of Destruction.
4. Are they a reputable firm? What type of track record do
they have? - VIRWM works closely with EPA Region II in
New York and follows all local regulations as stipulated by
the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. In fact,
our firm was selected by an EPA contractor to handle the
disposal of approximately 15,000 gallons of waste oil in a
Federal clean-up program after hurricane Marilyn. The VI
Government also selected our firm to dispose of 25,000
gallons of waste oil and a variety of other waste streams
from the Bovoni landfill on St. Thomas.
5. Is the price they are offering really cost effective? –
VIRWM offers one price that includes all the disposal
cost associated with moving the waste from your site to the
off-island disposal facility. There are no hidden costs.
Please take these factors into consideration when evaluating
VIRWM against other firms, because without a doubt, we are
the most qualified and experienced local firm to handle ALL
of your waste management needs. Please do not hesitate to
call us should you have any questions or concerns regarding
our services. Once again, thank you for considering Virgin
Islands Regulated Waste Management to handle your waste
Keith C. O’Neale, Jr.