Clearwater Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Clearwater trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Clearwater is in Pinellas County, Florida with Largo to the south, Tampa to the east, Hillsborough County, Dunedin to the northeast, St. Petersburg to the southeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Clearwater Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED. Thursday’s collections will be made Wednesday
  • Christmas Day: CLOSED

If you have questions about the holiday collection schedule, call the Solid Waste/Recycling Department at (727) 562-4920.

Clearwater Trash Collection Map

Clearwater Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • large household items such as washers
  • dryers
  • sofas
  • furniture
  • other large bulky items

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Dirt, rocks, sod
  • Plaster
  • Highly flammable liquids
  • Potentially explosive materials
  • Toxic substances
  • Biohazardous waste
  • Motor oil
  • Lumber
  • Metal
  • Construction or building material
  • Pesticides/Herbicides
  • Hazardous material
  • Paint
  • Electronics

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Clearwater and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Clearwater?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Clearwater Public Works Department?

(727) 562-4920

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