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Tampa Solid Waste Department Resumes Collection Services and Operations Monday Post-Hurricane Ian

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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 service, Solid Waste Enhanced Environmental Program, also known as SWEEP.

All residential curbside collection is resuming normally scheduled services beginning Monday, October 3, 2022. Residential collection includes garbage, recycling and yard waste. 

SWEEP is delayed until further notice. A make-up date for residents in the SWEEP zones for Sunday, September 25th and Sunday, October 2nd will be announced as soon as it is available.

Special Storm-Related Yard Waste - Please place all storm-related vegetative yard debris curbside in preparation for collection, either in bundles, piles, or in a container. Storm-related yard waste will be collected beginning Monday, October 3, 2022.  

Commercial collection is resuming normally scheduled service beginning Monday, October 3, 2022.

McKay Bay Transfer Station and Scale House located at 114 S. 34th St., will open with normal operating hours beginning Monday, October 3, 2022.

Customers are encouraged to download the Tampa Trash and Recycling app to receive real-time updates on service schedules. Download the app at https://qrco.de/bcYynV.

Customers may contact the City of Tampa Utilities Call Center at (813) 274-8811 or visit the website at www.tampa.gov/solidwaste if they have 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.

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