Haiti - Country Commercial Guide
Waste Management
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Solid waste management remains problematic.  Waste is managed in some municipalities on an individual basis without any government control, and waste management is stressed by a set of interrelated factors including population growth, urban expansion, insufficient infrastructure, and public management issues.  Waste collection in cities is not provided in many municipalities and the sector is not well regulated.  In urban areas not covered by the National Solid Waste Management Service (SNGRS) and municipalities, the garbage collection service is largely provided by informal collectors offering a low-cost service accessible to households, formal and informal enterprises.  There are many companies in bigger cities that specialize at municipal levels in the collection, management of waste and drainage of septic tanks.  Almost all of the waste is sent to illegal dumps (rivers, drainage canals)  without any prior treatment and without development of receiving sites.  In some areas, solid waste is burned or buried in the ground, contributing to pollution and the emission of greenhouse gases.


Electricite d’Haiti (EDH)

Angle Rue Chareron et Boulevard Harry Truman Cite de l’Exposition

B.P. 1753

Port-au-Prince, Haïti

Tel: (509) 2813-1641 / 2813-0157/ 2813-0197/ 2223-0837 / 2212-2212

Fax: (509) 2223-8750

E-mail: info@edh.ht

(Jean Errol Morose, Director General)



Energy Cell  

Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Communication (MTPTC)

29 Rue Toussaint Louverture, Delmas 33

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Tel: (509) 4066 9966

Email:  info@mtptc.gouv.ht  

(Nicolas Allien, Acting Coordinator)  



L’Autorité Nationale de Régulation du Secteur de l’Energie (ANARSE)

4 Rue Marcadieu, Bourdon

Port-au-Prince, Haïti

Tel:  (509) 2814 2800

email:  info@anarse.gouv.ht

(Dr. Evenson Calixte, Director General)