Solid Waste Division

Mission Statement

The Solid Waste Division's mission is to provide environmentally sound and cost effective solid waste and recycling services for the City of Jacksonville that exceed our customers' expectations.

Responsible for:

  • Managing solid waste residential collection activities
  • Planning, managing and operating solid waste management facilities in Jacksonville
  • Collection and disposal of waste
  • Curbside recycling program
  • Litter and illegal dumping investigative and abatement efforts
  • Household hazardous waste disposal

Operational Activities


Collection provides residential curbside collection of garbage, yard waste, recycling which includes appliances and tires. This activity also provides limited commercial collection of garbage and yard waste from small businesses. Small Commercial Services (application/instructions) 

Contracts are administered with three private garbage haulers for residential collection of garbage, yard waste and recycling services throughout the County. Click here to lookup your collection schedule.

Disposal Operations

Disposal Operations oversees landfill operations, the yard waste processing facilities, and the Household Hazardous Waste program. In addition, this activity handles landfill closures and ongoing maintenance after closures for the East, North, and Trail Ridge landfills. They also assess and remediate contaminants found at other closed landfills.

Sanitary Services

Sanitary Services investigates and collects litter, illegal dumping and blight issues along the public rights-of-way. Enforces the Waste Tire ordinance.

Will Williams, Chief
Solid Waste Division
1031 Superior Street
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 255-7500

To request service or report a problem (including TTY users), please call (904) 630-CITY (2489) or visit 630-CITY online.