Christmas Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule Adjustment

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In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2020 and Monday, December 27, 2021. In observance of New Year’s Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed Friday, December 31, 2021.

Residential Customers who receive collection Thursday or Friday will be affected. Thursday and Friday collection will run one day early for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Holiday.

  • The week of December 20th, Thursday collection will take place one day early, on Wednesday, December 22nd. Friday Collection will take place one day early on Thursday, December 23rd.
  • The week of December 27th, Thursday collection will take place one day early on Wednesday, December 29th. Friday Collection will take place one day early on Thursday, December 30th.
  • Regular collection schedules will resume Monday, January 3, 2022.

Commercial Customers service will be unaffected for both holiday weeks; however, those who receive service on Saturday may receive service one day early on Friday.

McKay Bay Transfer Station and Scale House located at 114 S. 34th St., will close at 12 noon on December 24th and remain closed through December 26, 2021. Normal operating hours will resume on December 27-30th. The Facility will be closed at 12 noon on December 31st and will remain closed through January 2, 2022. Normal operating hours will resume January 3, 2022.

Happy Holidays to our valued City residents.  The Department will begin offering curbside Christmas Tree Collection Service, at no additional charge, on Monday, December 27, 2021. To take advantage of this service, residents must remove all decorations and lights, cut tree limbs to four (4) feet lengths, bundle, and place curbside on their regularly scheduled yard waste collection day prior to January 7, 2022.  All discarded lights and/or decorations are not recyclable and must be placed in the garbage cart (not recycling cart).

Customers may contact the City of Tampa Utilities Consolidated Call Center at (813) 274-8811


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