Solid Waste

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:

  • Disposing of trash 
  • Plans, builds and operates sanitation and solid waste management facilities in Jacksonville
  • Manages solid waste removal activities

Operational Activities

Collection

Collection provides residential curbside collection of garbage, yard waste and recycling (blue bins, appliances and tires). This activity also provides limited commercial collection of garbage and yard waste from small businesses within the former core city area. Contracts are administered with three private garbage haulers for residential collection of garbage, yard waste and recycling services throughout the General Services District. 

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 remedy contaminants found at other closed landfills.

Sanitary Services

Sanitary Services monitors and collects litter and illegal dumping along the streets and public rights-of-way.

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.

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