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Storm-Related Vegetative Debris Collection begins Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Prepare Your Storm-Related Vegetative Debris for Collection 


The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste will begin collection for storm-related vegetative debris following Hurricane Idalia on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.

  • Storm-related vegetative debris will be collected per the hurricane response zone.
  •  Please make sure to place all storm-related vegetative debris curbside in preparation for collection, either in bundles, piles, or in a container. NO plastic bags.
  • Alley collection of storm-related vegetative debris is suspended until further notice. 


Customers are encouraged to download the Tampa Trash and Recycling app on the Apple and Google Play Stores to receive real-time updates on service schedules. Customers may contact the City of Tampa Utilities Call Center at (813) 274-8811 or visit the website at for any questions or concerns.

NOTE: New Tampa residents are encouraged to contact Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management at (813) 272-5680 for their storm collection schedule