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For Immediate Release

For more information contact:
Tonja M. Brickhouse, Solid Waste Director
(813) 348-1151
 
City of Tampa Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule
 
Tampa, FL December 18, 2012 - There will be no garbage, yard waste, or blue box recycling collection services for residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection days fall on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 (Christmas Day) or on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 (New Year’s Day).

For residents whose services fall on Christmas Day, a make-up collection will take place on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Normal residential collection schedule will resume on Thursday, December 27, 2012. Commercial services will run one day late through Saturday, December 29, 2012. McKay Bay Transfer Station/Scalehouse will run a modified schedule on Christmas Eve, closing at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, December 24, 2012. The facility will be closed on Christmas Day. Normal schedule will resume on Wednesday, December 26, 2012.

There will be no garbage, yard waste, or blue box recycling collection services for residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day falls on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 (New Year’s Day).  For residents whose services fall on New Year’s Day, a make-up collection will take place on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.  Normal residential collection schedule will resume on Thursday, January 3, 2013. Commercial services will run one day late through Saturday, January 5, 2013.  McKay Bay Transfer Station/Scalehouse will run a modified schedule on New Year’s Eve, closing at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2012. The facility will be closed on New Year’s Day.  Normal schedule will resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

The City of Tampa Christmas tree collection service will run Monday, December 31, 2012, through Friday, January 4, 2013. Residents are asked to remove all decorations and lights, cut tree limbs to four feet lengths, bundle, and place at curbside on their regularly scheduled yard waste collection day.

Please Note: New Tampa residents are encouraged to contact Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management at (813) 272-5680 for their Holiday Collection schedule, or (813) 274-8811 for utility billing questions.


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