New Year's Day Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule

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The collection schedule for City of Tampa customers with regularly scheduled collection day on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 may be affected by the New Year's Day holiday. The modified holiday collection schedule is as follows:
  • Residential: Garbage, yard-waste recycling, or blue-box/green cart recycling will not be affected by the New Year’s Day holiday.
  • Commercial: Commercial accounts scheduled for service on Wednesday, January 1 will be serviced on Thursday, January 2. Collection will run one day behind for the remainder of the week. Normal collection schedules will resume Monday, January 6, 2014.
  • McKay Bay Transfer Station/Scale House will be closed on New Year’s Day. Normal schedule will resume on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
The City of Tampa Christmas tree collection service will run Monday, December 30, 2013 through Friday, January 3, 2014. 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.

For questions or concerns, please contact the City of Tampa Utilities at (813) 274-8811 or visit the website at

NOTE: New Tampa residents are encouraged to contact Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management at (813) 272-5680 for their holiday collection schedule.