City of Tampa Storm Debris Collection Progress Update

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Tampa, Fla. (October 12, 2017) – The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management’s storm debris removal operations continues to make significant progress throughout the city.  To date, more than 100,000 cubic yards of vegetative waste resulting from Hurricane Irma has been collected.  Interactive maps displaying the progress of debris removal operations are located on the Department’s website at
On Friday, October 13, 2017, vegetative storm debris removal collection will begin in the neighborhoods within the following boundaries listed below:
East boundary:   Bayshore Boulevard
West boundary:   Leroy Selmon Crosstown Expressway
South boundary:  Bay to Bay Blvd
North boundary:  Swann Ave.  
In order to facilitate the safe removal of vegetative storm debris, materials should be placed curbside and free from obstructions such as parked vehicles. Collection in this target area will run though the weekend, until completion.  Please be reminded that all storm related vegetative waste debris that does not fit in your blue garbage cart must remain un-bundled and un-bagged for collection to occur.  
For additional questions or concerns, please call the City of Tampa Utilities Consolidated Call Center at (813) 274-8811, or visit our website at