Thanksgiving Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule

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The collection schedule for City of Tampa customers with regularly scheduled collection days on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 will be affected by the Thanksgiving Holiday. The modified holiday collection schedule is as follows:

  • Residential: There will be no garbage, yard-waste recycling, or blue-box/green cart recycling collection on Thursday, November 27. A make-up collection for residential customers with service normally scheduled for Thursday will take place on Friday, November 28. Collection for residential customers with service normally scheduled for Friday, November 28 will take place on Saturday, November 29. Normal service schedules for residential customers will resume on Monday, December 1, 2014.
  • Commercial: Commercial accounts scheduled for service on Thursday, November 27 will be serviced on Friday, November 28. Collection will run one day behind for the remainder of the week. Normal collection schedules will resume Monday, December 1, 2014.
  • McKay Bay Transfer Station and Scale House will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, and the normal schedule will resume on Friday, November 28, 2014.

For questions or concerns, please contact the City of Tampa Utilities Consolidated Call Center 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.