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In observance of Spring Day/Good Friday, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021.  The revised Solid Waste collection schedule is as follows: Residential Customers who normally receive service on Friday will not receive…
Updated: 03/31/2021 - 08:40 pm
In November of 2020, the City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management was awarded a “Think Green” grant, valued at $2,500, to amplify its recycling education campaign efforts. The grant, funded by Waste Management,…
Updated: 01/27/2021 - 12:28 pm
In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021.  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, January 18, 2021. The revised collection schedule is as…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 03:11 pm
In observance of New Year’s Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2021. Residential Customers will be affected only if serviced on Friday, January 1, 2021. The revised collection schedule is as follows: Residential…
Updated: 12/23/2020 - 02:49 pm
In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24, 2020 and Friday, December 25, 2020.  Residential Customers who receive collection Friday, will be affected. Residential Customers who normally receive…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:14 am
The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management along with Mayor Jane Castor will be sharing Holiday greetings at St. Joseph’s Hospital with the help of decorated garbage trucks, Santa, and Department staff. Tampa’…
Updated: 12/16/2020 - 05:16 pm
The City of Tampa’s fleet is expanding along with its commitment of sustainability with the addition of 9 electric vehicles. The electric vehicles will be joining the 90 compressed natural gas-powered garbage trucks and over 30 hybrid vehicles…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 07:28 am
In February 2020, the City of Tampa was awarded a grant to launch a pilot cart-tagging recycling education campaign. This initiative known as The Recycling Partnership’s Feet on the Street program, is intended to improve the quality of recycling in…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 05:23 am
In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26-27, 2020.  Commercial and Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Thursday, November 26, 2020. The revised collection…
Updated: 11/20/2020 - 10:25 am
Update: WORKSHOP FULLThe City of Tampa is launching a pilot backyard composting program for single-family home residents on Friday, November 20, 2020. Approximately 50% of Tampa’s single-family residential waste stream is composed of potentially…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 06:06 am
The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management is conducting a composition study of recyclables collected from residents and businesses within the City. The study will sort materials collected into several…
Updated: 11/18/2020 - 08:47 am
 City of Tampa’s Chief Resilience Officer and the Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management, in partnership with Titus O’Neil and Nestle, are holding a kick-off ceremony for a Water Bottle Recycling Challenge. Nestle and the…
Updated: 11/16/2020 - 02:57 am
Mayor Castor and the Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management, in partnership with Titus O’Neil and Nestle, are holding a kick-off ceremony for a Water Bottle Recycling Challenge. Nestle and the Bullard Family Foundation have…
Updated: 11/13/2020 - 03:43 am
As a result of the impacts of Tropical Storm Eta, City of Tampa solid waste services is being affected as follows:  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Thursday, November 12, 2020.Residential customers normally scheduled to…
Updated: 11/11/2020 - 03:04 pm
In observance of Veterans Day, the City of Tampa offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The City of Tampa solid waste residential customers will not be affected by this closure. Commercial Customers will not receive collection…
Updated: 11/09/2020 - 05:47 am
The Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will showcase its sustainability commitment and neighborhood improvement during a ceremony for the completion of a permanent on-site CNG fueling station. The ceremony will take…
Updated: 11/06/2020 - 05:32 am
Today, Mayor Jane Castor will host Mayor of West Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic for a key presentation as the City of Tampa gifts West Santo Domingo a refuse collection vehicle. WHO: City of Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and West Santo Domingo Mayor…
Updated: 09/14/2020 - 04:16 am
In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020.  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, September 7, 2020. The revised collection schedule is as follows:Residential…
Updated: 09/10/2020 - 09:05 am
The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will donate a rear loader refuse truck to the City of West Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. West Santo Domingo is experiencing an economic and health crisis…
Updated: 08/20/2020 - 06:42 am
The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management’s agreement with Waste Management Recycle America was approved by Tampa City Council on July 23, 2020.  The one-year contract becomes effective on August 1, 2020, and…
Updated: 09/10/2020 - 09:05 am