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


  • Provides residential curbside collection: garbage, yard waste, and recycling services including appliance and tire collections.
    • Contracts are administered with three private garbage haulers for residential collection of garbage, yard waste and recycling services throughout the County. 
  • This activity also provides limited commercial collection of garbage and yard waste from small businesses. 

Disposal Operations

  • Oversees landfill operations, the yard waste processing facilities, and the Household Hazardous Waste program
  • Handles landfill closures and ongoing maintenance after closures for the East, North, and Trail Ridge landfills
  • This activity also provides assessment and remediation contaminants found at other closed landfills.

Sanitary Services

  • Investigates and collects litter 
  • Investigates 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