City of Tampa Collects Nearly 20,000 Cubic Yards of Storm Debris

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The Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management and their original storm debris collection contractor, Ceres Environmental, are working continuously, 7 days a week from 7 am to 7 pm, collecting curbside debris city-wide.  

In its second week of storm debris collection, the City of Tampa has collected approximately 18,000 cubic yards of storm debris and removed nearly 300 hazardous trees from city streets and right of ways.  

Storm Debris Collection Updates 


  • The McKay Bay Transfer Station and Scale House disposal complex remains an immediate disposal option for Tampa residents preferring immediate debris removal.  To use the option at no additional charge, residents must present a valid City of Tampa Utility Bill and matching identification.  Please visit for hours of operation and a description of acceptable items.
  • Residents may visit the Department’s website  to view a map documenting the collection progress. 
  •  SWEEP service remains suspended until further notice.


For additional questions or concerns, please call the City of Tampa Utilities Consolidated Call Center at (813) 274-8811, or visit our website at