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Tampa Solid Waste Department Revises Collection Schedule in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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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 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 Residential Solid Waste collection service schedules will resume Tuesday, January 19, 2021. 
  • Commercial Customers –who normally receive service on Monday, will receive service on Tuesday.  Collection service will continue to run one day behind through Saturday, January 23, 2021. 
  • McKay Bay Transfer Station and Scale House located at 114 S. 34th St., will be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, January 18, 2021) and will reopen with regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

Customers may contact the City of Tampa Utilities Call Center at (813) 274-8811, or visit the website at if they have any questions or concerns.   

NOTE: New Tampa residents are encouraged to contact Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management