What day is Trash pick-up?
The city of Lakeland asks that residents in our area put out our trash and recycle bins before 6 AM Friday morning.
When should I start using my new Recycle EZ Container?
Begin using new recycle containers on October 25, 2013.
What do I do with my old blue bin (box style)?
Residents are permitted to retain their blue recycling bins for personal usage. The blue recycling bins are also a recyclable item and may be placed empty next to your automated recycling container on your collection day for proper recycling. Residents may also check with their local public and private schools to inquire about their potential reuse in a school recycling program.
What can I recycle?
What about collection around holidays?
Holidays may delay collection. See Holiday Schedule for details.
What about Yard Trash?
Yard trash collection is on Friday. Please see website for specific instructions and requirements: http://www.lakelandgov.net/publicworks/SolidWaste/Residential/YardTrash.aspx
What about Special Pick Ups?
Special pick-up such as used furniture, used appliances, pressurized tanks (propane tanks, air tanks), construction debris, tires require a call to Solid Waste Customer Service at (863) 834-8773. Please see website for procedure and safety instructions regarding each item type’s pick up: http://www.lakelandgov.net/publicworks/SolidWaste/Residential/SpecialPickups.aspx
What about Hazardous Waste?
Hazardous waste should not be put out for collection. See website for instructions for safe disposal:
EZ Can Instructions:
Please see the City of Lakeland website at lakelandgov.net for more information or call Solid Waste Customer Service at (863) 834-8773.