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Winter Haven Emergency Information and Resources

Solid Waste After The Storm Q & A

This quick Q & A could help answer many of your questions you have regarding solid waste after the storm. Anyone who still has questions can call 863-291-5756

Q:  What if my normal day for residential garbage/recycling collection is Wednesday?
A:  The City does not normally provide residential collection on Wednesdays, if your normal service day is Wednesday you may be a County solid waste customer. Most County garbage cans are black.

Q: When will junk/Debris (Yard waste) services resume?
A: Junk/Debris (yard waste) services will return to full service Wednesday 9/4/2019, and residents should put debris out on their normally scheduled day. Debris will be picked up as quickly as possible, but may be slightly delayed due to heavier than normal loads from the storm event.

Q: When will commercial collection of solid waste services resume?
A: Normal commercial collection service will return to full service Wednesday.