Sanitation, Recycling & Yardwaste

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Curbside Collection and Yardwaste Facility

Contact Information

Sanitation Division
(727) 943-4837
325 E. Pine Street
Email: Sanitation@ctsfl.us

Yard Waste Facility
(727) 943-0067
888 S. Levis Avenue
Email:  publicworks@ctsfl.us

Solid Waste Collection:  All residential curbside garbage collection is scheduled for pick-up on MONDAY AND THURSDAY. All material must be placed at curbside by 7:00 a.m.
Recycling Collection:  All recycling is collected on THURSDAYS.

Yard-waste Collection:
West of Pinellas Ave (Alt 19)
Residential Yard waste collection on Monday, and Recycling on Thursday. All material must be placed at curbside by 7:00 a.m.

East of Pinellas Ave (Alt 19)
Residential Yard waste collection on Thursday, and Recycling on Thursday.
All material must be placed at curbside by 7:00 a.m.

There will be no sanitation collection for garbage, yard waste or recycling on New Years’ Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  Regular collection will resume the following Monday.  There is no change in pick up schedule for other observed City Holidays.

Christmas Trees may be disposed of with the resident’s regular yard waste. Trees may also be taken to the yard waste facility, however there will be a $5 disposal fee.

Yardwaste Facility:
Yardwaste Facility Hours: 
Monday – Friday from 7:00 am until 4:30 pm and Saturday from 7:00 am until 12 noon
Residents in a small vehicle or 4×8 trailer will be charged $5. Residents with larger vehicles, commercial users and non-residents will be charged a $20 minimum fee up to 769 lbs, prorated to $52 per ton. Proof of residency is required by providing a valid Florida driver’s license and a City of Tarpon Springs utility bill.

Dumpsters:  Dumpsters are available for use at the Yardwaste Facility for a cost of $15 for up to 320 lbs.  Each pound after that will be .04 cents per pound, or $80 per ton. No tires, electronics or roofing shingles allowed in dumpsters.

Recycle Bins are available at the Sanitation Office, or call us and we will deliver one to your home.
Recycling centers are located at 1023 Gulf Rd and 898 South Levis Ave.
A To Z Guide to Recycling

Household Electronics & Chemical Collection

Medication Disposal is available at the Tarpon Springs Police Department 24 hours a day – 7 days a week. The MedReturn Drug Collection Unit is located in the front lobby of the Public Safety Facility at 444 S. Huey Avenue. Accepted medications: Pills, Capsules, liquids, ointments, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples and pet medications. Not Accepted: Thermometers, needles, sharp items, medication from businesses and clinics, hydrogen peroxide, inhalers and aerosol cans.

Roll-offs or Commercial Dumpsters: To order a commercial dumpster, call 727-943-4837. To order a “temporary” roll-off, please contact Utility Billing at (727)942-5609.