City of Tampa Resumes Yard Waste and Recycling Collection Service

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The City’s Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management Department and its storm debris collection contractor, Ceres Environmental, completed their first week of storm debris clean up. 


  • Important Residential account updates:


    • Yard Waste Collection will resume on Monday, September 25, 2017.  Preliminary yard waste collection for Monday customers will begin on Saturday September 23rd.  For additional information, visit the Department’s website for yard waste collection schedules and guidelines (which differs from the storm debris collection program). 
    • Storm Debris Collection – Excessive storm debris which cannot be bagged or containerized or, is in excess of the allowable City of Tampa yard waste collection guidelines will be collected separately under the City’s  storm debris removal program.  Debris must be placed at the curb, un-bundled, un-bagged, separated by category type (i.e. tree limbs, plywood, roofing shingles, etc.)  The City’s storm debris program will also service New Tampa residents.
    • Recycling Collection will resume on Monday, September 25, 2017.