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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 day. Regular…
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 residential customers,…
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 observance of…
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 annual contest has begun…
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 observance of…
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 Thursday,…
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: 07/13/2021 - 12:49 pm
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 Saturday, July 17…
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 public, at 1:30 p.m.…
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 service on Monday…
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: *Residential customers…
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: 03/31/2021 - 08:40 pm
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: 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,…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 03:11 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: 12/23/2020 - 02:49 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: 12/17/2020 - 08:14 am
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: 12/16/2020 - 05:16 pm
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: 11/30/2020 - 07:28 am
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…