Thanksgiving Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule
The collection schedule for
City of Tampa customers with regularly scheduled collection days on
Thursday, November 28, 2013 and Friday, November 29, 2013 will be
affected by the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Mayor Buckhorn Rolls Out First of Compressed Natural Gas Fleet
Mayor Bob Buckhorn rolls out the
first of the city's new compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste vehicles on
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Tampa International Airport's CNG
station. The station is located at 4750 West South Avenue.
of Tampa Introduces Automated Recycling
In February 2013, the Department of
Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management launched a new way to recycle. Be
Smart, Use Your Cart is an exciting, new automated recycling program for City of
Tampa residents. Over an 18-month period, the 14-gallon blue bins currently used
to store recyclables at the curb will replaced with a 96-gallon green recycling
cart, complete with technology that will make them easier to track.
Payment Options at McKay
Bay Scale House
The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management
has expanded the payment options at the McKay Bay Scale House.
Commercial Hauler Franchise Fees
Beginning July 1, 2012 the City of
Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management established a
new ordinance that differentiates payment requirements for fees paid by
commercial solid waste haulers, from the fees paid by self-hauling businesses
that conduct solid waste collection and/or disposal services within the City of
Tampa service area.
In a letter mailed to Tampa residents during the months of December 2011 and
January 2012 the City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program
Management laid out its proposal for a recommended, Residential & Commercial,
rate increase over the next 4-years.