Tarpon Springs Yard Waste Facility
898 S Levis Avenue
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone: (727) 943-0067
Facility Contact: Tom Funcheon
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GPS: 28.138378, -82.750552
- Yard Waste Collection Facility
SANITATION AND RECYCLING SERVICES
RECYCLING AND TREE DISPOSAL INFORMATION
COLLECTION DAY SCHEDULE
SPRING / FALL
CLEAN UP DAYS
For all Tarpon Springs Sanitation Customers experiencing problems,
please contact the City of Tarpon Springs Sanitation Technician at (727)
325 E. Pine St. Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
City Yard Waste Facility: (727) 943-0067
898 S. Levis Ave. Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Waste Management: (727) 572-8779
For Roll-Offs or Billing Questions,
please contact Utility Billing at (727) 942-5609
The Tarpon Springs Sanitation Division keeps our City
clean by providing regular sanitation services, such as; garbage
collection, special pick-ups, recycling, chemical collection, and a yard
2010 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: There will be no pick up
on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day or New Years' Day!
Garbage is picked up twice each week by our
sanitation contractor, Waste Management of Pinellas, Inc.
All residential curbside collection is scheduled for Monday and
All trash must be in garbage cans or garbage bags. Maximum can size,
including heavy duty plastic garbage bags, is 32 gallons and may not
exceed 50 lbs. All garbage must be the curb before 7:00 am on regular
pick up days.
Residential customers may place five cans or bags in addition to the
recycling bin out for collection.
For large, bulk items that will not fit in a container, call Waste
Management to arrange for a special pick up.
Special Pick Ups:
Call Waste Management at (727) 572-8779 to request a
special pick-up of bulk items. A cost will be quoted according to size
and quantity of items. Charges will be placed on the next month’s
utility bill along with an administrative fee.
Residents may take items to the City Yard Waste Facility
at 898 S. Levis Ave.; the telephone number is (727) 943-0067. The hours
of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and
Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The charge is $80 a ton with a $15
minimum. PLEASE BRING YOUR UTILITY BILL.
Free curbside clean up for household bulk items is offered twice per
year to residents. Pick up days are generally scheduled in the spring and fall.
Roll off service is available for large jobs, such as re-roofing.
Arrangements must be made through the City of Tarpon Springs Utility
Billing Division at (727)942-5609.
Yard Waste Collection:
All yard waste is collected based on the following schedule:
Mondays - West of Pinellas Ave (Alt 19)
Thursdays - East of Pinellas Avenue
Unlimited quantities of branches, leaves, grass clippings, etc., which
have been containerized or tied securely in bundles no more than 4" in
weighing less than 50 lbs., will be collected. Yard Waste should be
placed at curb by 7:00 am. on collection days.
No loose piles will be picked up.
Residents paying for curbside recycling may take yard waste uncut or
unbundled to the City Yard Waste Facility located at 898 S. Levis Avenue
(Up to 5 times per month).
Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We are closed on Sundays and City
Holidays. A drivers license and utility bill are
required as proof of eligibility. A $5 fee is charged for each resident
in a small vehicle or using a small 4' x 8' one-axle trailer.
Residents with larger vehicles, commercial users and residents from
outside City limits will be charged a $20 minimum fee with a $52 per ton
Residents paying for curbside garbage service are offered weekly
curbside recycling service.
All recycling is collected based on the following schedule:
Mondays - East of Pinellas Ave (Alt 19)
Thursdays - West of Pinellas Avenue
A recycle bin is provided to residents. Newspaper, plastic water, milk
and soda bottles, milk and juice cartons, clear, brown and green glass and aluminum and tin cans
are co-mingled in the bin and placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. on regularly
scheduled collection days. Additional recycling containers are available
at the City Clerk's Office located at City Hall, 324 E. Pine
Street or the Sanitation Office located at 898 S. Levis Avenue.
Sorry, but we cannot recycle phone books, magazines, or junk mail.
Pinellas County Utilities recycles these items at Anderson Park and
other drop-off sites.
For listing click here.
Residents are asked to rinse containers and remove caps from bottles.
Two Recycle Drop-Off Recycling Centers are provided at 1025 Gulf Rd. and
898 S. Levis Ave.
Additional information about recycling may be found in the
A to Z Guide
for Recycling & Disposal in Pinellas County.
Pinellas County Utilities Web site has two NEW sections on recycling:
Just for Kids and
Just for Teachers.
Just for Kids offers coloring, activities, music, and games so
elementary school children can have fun while learning about recycling,
reducing waste, and saving water.
Just for Teachers lists the free resources offered to Pinellas County
teachers to help students learn about conservation, including tours,
newsletters, speakers, activity books, audiovisual aids, school
recycling, and more.
Household Electronics &
Pinellas County offers free disposal to all residents for household
electronics and hazardous chemicals (such as paint, cleansers, TVs or
computers). Residents can bring items to a mobile collection or to the
permanent Household Electronics & Chemical Collection Center (HEC3)
located at 2855 109th Avenue North, St. Petersburg (727-464-7500). Hours of
operation for HEC3 are Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. –
6:00 p.m.; Saturdays from 7:00 a.m.
– 5:00 p.m.; closed Sundays and County Holidays.
The City of Tarpon Springs, in cooperation with Pinellas County,
conducts an annual Household Electronic and Chemical Collection Day every April. The
collection is held in the spring in Tarpon Springs City limits and is
free to all Pinellas County residents. A flyer announcing the event is
included in the City of Tarpon Springs Utility bill approximately 4 – 6
weeks in advance.
Other Helpful Links:
Household / Business Electronics and Chemical
Mobile Collection Schedule
A to Z Guide for Recycling & Disposal
HEC3 (Household Electronics & Chemical Collection Center)
Listing of Hazardous Chemicals & Electronics
Business Hazardous Waste Disposal
Motor Oil Recycling Sites
Free Mulch Sites
Tarpon Springs Recycling Flyer:
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