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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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-…

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In February 2020, the City of Tampa was awarded a grant to launch a pilot cart-tagging recycling education campaign. This initiative known as The Recycling Partnership’s Feet on the Street program,…

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Update: WORKSHOP FULLThe City of Tampa is launching a pilot backyard composting program for single-family home residents on Friday, November 20, 2020. Approximately 50% of Tampa’s single-family…

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In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26-27, 2020.  Commercial and Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Thursday…

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The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management is conducting a composition study of recyclables collected from residents and businesses within the City. The study…

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 City of Tampa’s Chief Resilience Officer 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…

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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…

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As a result of the impacts of Tropical Storm Eta, City of Tampa solid waste services is being affected as follows:  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Thursday, November 12…

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In observance of Veterans Day, the City of Tampa offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The City of Tampa solid waste residential customers will not be affected by this closure. …

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The Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will showcase its sustainability commitment and neighborhood improvement during a ceremony for the completion of a permanent on-…

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Today, Mayor Jane Castor will host Mayor of West Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic for a key presentation as the City of Tampa gifts West Santo Domingo a refuse collection vehicle. WHO: City of Tampa…

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In observance of Labor Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020.  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, September 7, 2020. The revised…

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The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will donate a rear loader refuse truck to the City of West Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. West Santo…