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Updated: 11/23/2022 - 08:55 am
City of Tampa Solid Waste Concludes Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole Vegetative Debris Cleanup The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will conclude its Hurricane-related Ian and Nicole Vegetative Debris…
Updated: 11/18/2022 - 01:12 pm
In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022, and Friday,  November 25, 2022.   Commercial and Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
Updated: 11/14/2022 - 02:34 pm
City of Tampa Solid Waste Department Educating Residents about Proper Recycling on National Recycling Day The City of Tampa's Solid Waste Department is dealing with an all-time high of contaminated recycling loads. National…
Updated: 11/10/2022 - 01:28 pm
In response to Hurricane Nicole, residential collection for Thursday’s customers will now take place on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2022. Friday's customers will receive collection Saturday, November 12, 2022.  Commercial collection is…
Updated: 11/09/2022 - 08:26 pm
As a result of Hurricane Nicole, the City of Tampa is revising solid waste services.

The revised schedule is as follows: Residential collection will be affected. Garbage collection will be suspended Thursday, November…
Updated: 11/08/2022 - 08:53 am
In observance of Veterans Day, the City of Tampa Solid Waste Department's administrative offices will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Friday, November 11, 2022. The…
Updated: 10/18/2022 - 03:51 pm
The City of Tampa Solid Waste Department will open two drop-off sites for storm-related vegetative debris which include tree branches, tree trunks, and other leafy material. The two sites will open Wednesday, October 19, 2022. 
Updated: 10/14/2022 - 08:33 am
The City of Tampa's Solid Waste Department is asking residents to consider donating their unwanted electronics on Friday, October 14, for International E-Waste Day.  When discarded inappropriately, electronics can be dangerous to…
Updated: 10/01/2022 - 03:15 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (October 2, 2022) – Post-Hurricane Ian, City of Tampa solid waste services and operations will resume regularly scheduled collection Monday, October 3, 2022. 

Resumption of all services excludes the department's bulky waste…
Updated: 09/30/2022 - 12:13 pm
Tampa Solid Waste Department Revises Schedule Due to Hurricane Ian
As a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ian, City of Tampa solid waste services have been revised. The Solid Waste team members are first responders post-…
Updated: 09/29/2022 - 12:37 pm
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Chief Mary O’Connor & Chief Barbara Tripp
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 5:30 PM CANCELED 
LOCATION: Emergency Operations Center, 711 E. Henderson Ave. Tampa, FL 33602
TAMPA, Fla. (…
Updated: 09/27/2022 - 10:49 am
Tampa, Florida (27 de septiembre de 2022) – Como resultado de los impactos del huracán Ian, el Complejo de Recursos de Manejo de Desechos de McKay Bay, ubicado en 114 S. 34th St., ahora está cerrado. El complejo permanecerá cerrado hasta nuevo aviso…
Updated: 09/27/2022 - 10:48 am
Tampa, Fla. (September 27, 2022) – As a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ian, the McKay Bay Waste Management Resource Complex, located at 114 S. 34th St., is now closed. The complex will remain closed until further notice. Residential and…
Updated: 09/26/2022 - 04:07 pm
As a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ian, City of Tampa's solid waste services are being revised. Upon evaluation post-storm, updates on collection resumption will be shared. The revised schedule is as follows: Residential collection…
Updated: 09/06/2022 - 02:28 pm
TAMPA SOLID WASTE WORKERS RECOVER AND RESTORE BIKES  Tampa Solid Waste workers are restoring bicycles for a local non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring Tampa teens. McKay Bay Transfer Station workers noticed a hauler with close to 30 bikes…
Updated: 09/02/2022 - 08:27 am
In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive solid waste collection service on Monday, September 5, 2022. Review the revised schedule.
 
Updated: 09/02/2022 - 08:25 am
In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022.

Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, September 5, 2022. The revised collection schedule is as…
Updated: 08/30/2022 - 09:56 am
In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, September 5, 2022. The revised collection schedule is as follows: Residential…
Updated: 08/22/2022 - 09:12 am
Due to an unforeseen service interruption at the McKay Bay Waste to Energy Plant: The McKay Bay Waste Management Resource Facility, located at 114 S. 34th St. will be closed to the general public beginning Monday, July 12 through…
Updated: 08/18/2022 - 09:50 am
STEM Campers Showcase Robotic Trash bin at Solid Waste STEM Workshop City of Tampa Solid Waste Department will host a workshop with a local Summer science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) Camp, Quest STEM. The camp…
Updated: 08/18/2022 - 08:12 am
The Tampa Police Department will celebrate and honor a City of Tampa Solid Waste Driver today for helping a toddler make it home safe after the child was found playing outdoors alone last month.

On June 30, Jamal Powell, a solid waste…
Updated: 08/04/2022 - 08:58 am
Operators of the City of Tampa's newest trash boat, Litter Skimmer, will be giving a waste reduction and litter lesson to nearly 50 Florida Aquarium campers and staff. On Thursday, August 4 at 10:00 a.m., Campers and staff will learn how the boat…
Updated: 07/08/2022 - 11:22 am
The City of Tampa is taking a stand to tackle trash, launching a sweeping new anti-litter campaign, Keep It Clean, Tampa. This is to motivate everyone in our community to join the fight against trash and litter. 
To celebrate the start of…
Updated: 06/27/2022 - 03:59 pm
Tampa, Fla. (June 27, 2022) – In observance of Independence Day, City of Tampa Solid Waste Department’s administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022. The collections team will work as follows:   Residential Customers will not…
Updated: 06/15/2022 - 11:28 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: 06/14/2022 - 08:39 am
The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management, as well as other cities nationwide, is celebrating National Waste and Recycling Workers Week from June 13 to June 18.  The women and men of Tampa's Solid Waste…
Updated: 05/24/2022 - 01:53 pm
Recently, over a period of three (3) days, a department contractor removed 108 cubic yards of grease and non-flushable wipes from the wet well at Sulphur Springs Pump Station located at 7902 North 13th Street. Grease and non-flushable wipes cause a…
Updated: 05/18/2022 - 03:29 pm
In observance of Memorial Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, May 30, 2022. The revised collection schedule is as follows: Residential Customers…
Updated: 05/05/2022 - 08:30 am
American Legion Dale Mabry Post 139 will present certificates of appreciation to McKay Bay Waste to Energy employees for their assistance in the flag burning project of unserviceable flags.  More than 1,000 unserviceable U.S. Flags were reverently…
Updated: 04/22/2022 - 08:20 am
Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management drivers will compete in the 2022 SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America) ROAD-E-O on April 22-23 in Fort Myers, FL. Four City of Tampa Solid Waste Drivers will…
Updated: 04/19/2022 - 10:06 am
Mayor Castor and the Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will honor the 2022 3R’s Art & Poetry Contest winners in an outdoor ceremony. The ceremony will be held at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park on April 20 in honor…
Updated: 04/18/2022 - 02:20 pm
Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa's Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will celebrate the student winners of 2022 3R’s Art & Poetry Contest in an outdoor ceremony on Wednesday, April 20 in honor of Earth Month…
Updated: 04/18/2022 - 09:07 am
Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will fully open its new McKay Bay Transfer Station on Monday, April 18, 2022. The new, 53,000 square-foot McKay Bay Transfer Station supplements the existing facility to…
Updated: 04/14/2022 - 08:43 am

WHAT: Wellswood Community Garden – Youth Spring Planting Day
WHO: Community members, Tampa Parks & Rec, City of Tampa Solid Waste
DATE: Thursday, April 14  
TIME:…
Updated: 04/13/2022 - 10:30 am
 In observance of the Spring Holiday, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Friday, April 15, 2022. The revised collection schedule is as follows: Residential…
Updated: 03/29/2022 - 03:58 pm
The City of Tampa’s only woman fully automated solid waste driver will speak with local kids about the solid waste industry during Women’s History Month. Richele Jenkins hopes to share her experience of working in a male-dominated industry while…
Updated: 02/23/2022 - 04:20 pm
City of Tampa Solid Waste customers may be affected by minor changes in services due to recent updates to a City ordinance. Most of the ordinance changes are minor and needed to keep Code references current.

However, there are …
Updated: 01/14/2022 - 05:17 pm
The revised collection schedule is as follows: Residential Customers who normally receive service on Monday will not receive garbage, recycling, or yard waste service. Customers will receive service on their next scheduled service…
Updated: 12/28/2021 - 08:48 am
Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will begin its annual Solid Waste Enhanced Environmental Program (S.W.E.E.P.) collection service Monday, January 3, 2022. The program, exclusive to Tampa…
Updated: 12/19/2021 - 04:10 pm
A new recycling and trash collection schedule is now available for Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2020 and Monday, December 27, 2021. In…
Updated: 12/10/2021 - 01:57 pm
A previous contest winner from St. Mary's Episcopal Day School.The City of Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management is calling for submissions for the 2022 3R’s Art & Poetry Contest.

The…
Updated: 11/29/2021 - 09:09 am
A new recycling and trash collection schedule is now available for Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2020 and Monday, December 27, 2021. In…
Updated: 11/15/2021 - 11:52 am
The new Tampa Trash and Recycling App is available in both the Apple App Store and GooglePlay.    The City of Tampa's Solid Waste Department has launched a new Trash and Recycling App in an effort to make it easier for residents to stay…
Updated: 11/05/2021 - 10:37 am
In observance of Veterans Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021.
City of Tampa Solid Waste has revised the collection schedule as follows: Commercial Customers will not receive collection service on…
Updated: 08/27/2021 - 05:19 pm
In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021.  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, September 6, 2021. The revised collection schedule is as follows: Residential…
Updated: 07/06/2021 - 05:26 pm
As a result of the impacts of Tropical Storm Elsa, City of Tampa solid waste services are being affected as follows:  McKay Bay Transfer Station and Scale House located at 114 S. 34th St., will be closing early, to the general…
Updated: 06/21/2021 - 04:15 pm
In observance of Independence Day, City of Tampa Solid Waste Department's administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. The collections team will work as follows: 

Residential Customers will not receive collection…
Updated: 05/18/2021 - 02:31 pm
 In observance of Memorial Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021. 

Residential customers will not receive collection service on Monday, May 31, 2021. The revised collection schedule is as follows:
Updated: 04/21/2021 - 03:10 pm
In honor of Earth Month, Mayor Jane Castor and the Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management recognized the 2021 3R's Art & Poetry Contest winners in an outdoor ceremony this morning at Julian B Lane Riverfront Park.…
Updated: 01/27/2021 - 12:28 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,…