Yard Waste Collection

Hurricane Ian Storm Related Vegetative Debris 

  • Please place all piled storm related, vegetative yard debris curbside in one location. There can be no wires or tree limbs overhead of pile. Collection for vegetative storm debris will begin Monday, October 3, 2022 until further notice.

  • Collection will not occur on any specific day. It will be ongoing. Please keep items curbside until they are picked up. This collection is for vegetative yard debris only (palm fronds, branches, etc.). 

  • For real time updates on collection, download the Tampa Trash and Recycling app  

  • For current cleanup status, please visit the City Debris Cleanup map. Please give the map 30-60 seconds to fully load. 

The Yard Waste Collection Program provides residential curbside collection once a week on the same day as recycling collection service.

  • Yard waste including, leaves, branches, and others must be containerized, or bundled and tied in 4-foot lengths and placed at curbside for pickup. 
  • Yard waste is not permitted to be containerized in the blue garbage carts or green recycling carts. 
  • Yard waste cannot exceed a combined weight of 50 lbs. per bundle or container. Containerized yard waste may not protrude from the top of the container.
  • Bundles/containers must be positioned curbside and must have a 3 foot clearance on all sides.
  • Residential customers may place up to 4 cubic yards of yard waste curbside for collection services on their regularly scheduled yard waste collection day.