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The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management, as well as other cities nationwide, is celebrating National Waste and Recycling Workers Week from June 13 to June 18…

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In observance of Memorial Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, May 30, 2022. The revised collection…

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American Legion Dale Mabry Post 139 will present certificates of appreciation to McKay Bay Waste to Energy employees for their assistance in the flag burning project of unserviceable flags.  More…

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Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management drivers will compete in the 2022 SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America) ROAD-E-O on April 22-23 in Fort Myers, FL.…

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Mayor Castor and the Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will honor the 2022 3R’s Art & Poetry Contest winners in an outdoor ceremony. The ceremony will be held at…

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Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa's Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will celebrate the student winners of 2022 3R’s Art & Poetry Contest in an outdoor…

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Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will fully open its new McKay Bay Transfer Station on Monday, April 18, 2022. The new, 53,000 square-foot McKay Bay Transfer…

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WHAT: Wellswood Community Garden – Youth Spring Planting DayWHO: Community members, Tampa Parks & Rec, City of Tampa Solid WasteDATE: Thursday, April 14  TIME: 3:00 PMLOCATION: Wellswood Center,…

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 In observance of the Spring Holiday, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022. Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Friday, April 15, 2022. The revised…

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The City of Tampa’s only woman fully automated solid waste driver will speak with local kids about the solid waste industry during Women’s History Month. Richele Jenkins hopes to share her experience…

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City of Tampa Solid Waste customers may be affected by minor changes in services due to recent updates to a City ordinance. Most of the ordinance changes are minor and needed to keep Code references…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 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…