Hillsborough County Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The County of Hillsborough is in Florida and compasses Tampa with Lakeland to the east, St.Petersburg to the southwest, Ocala to the north.

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.

Hillsborough County Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/property-owners-and-renters/trash-and-recycling/find-my-trash-collector-and-collection-schedule

Trash Pick Up Holidays

There is no garbage, recycling or yard waste collection on the following holidays, unless otherwise noted:

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
    • Only normally scheduled recycling collection will occur on this day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Third Monday in January)
  • Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
  • Juneteenth (June 19)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
    • Regular schedule resumes on the Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day (December 25)
    • Regular schedule on Dec. 24 and 26

Regular collection is scheduled for all other holidays.

  • The holiday collection schedule is suspended only for that specific holiday date or day as noted above, not the day before or the day after
  • There are no holiday make-up days for the collection of residential garbage, recycling or yard waste
  • If your collection date falls on a holiday, services will resume on the next regularly scheduled collection day
  • County disposal facilities are also closed on the above holidays, including the following:
    • Southeast County Landfill
    • Northwest and South County Transfer Facilities
    • Resource Recovery Facility
    • Community Collection Centers
    • All yard waste sites

Hillsborough County Trash Collection Map

Hillborough County Trash Pickup

Curbside Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

Bulk pickup is can be scheduled but there’s a cost involved. Most items cost $30 to $50 per items to be picked up.

To schedule bulk pickup call: (813) 272-5680

Bulk Waste Fee Schedule

$30 price per item

  • Any Size Mattress
  • Barstool
  • Bathroom Sink
  • Bathroom Toilet
  • Bathroom Tub
  • Bbq Grill (no tank)
  • Bed Frame
  • Bicycle
  • Box Spring
  • Cabinet (per unit)
  • Cardboard Boxes (20 boxes equals an item)
  • Carpet (10’ X 10’ per item)
  • Chairs
  • Chest
  • Children Toys
  • Coffee Table
  • Couch
  • Desk
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dresser
  • Entertainment Center (broken down)
  • Exercise Machine
  • Fence (per 8’ section)
  • Headboard
  • Insulation (bagged up to 13 bags)
  • Lawn Mower (no oil or gas)
  • Love Seat
  • Ottoman
  • Padding (10’ X 10’ per item)
  • Pallet (per 8’ section)
  • Recliner (per unit)
  • Screen Door
  • Sectional Sofa (max 2 pieces per item)
  • Shelves (per unit)
  • Side Table
  • Sofa
  • Solid Waste (10 bags per item )
  • Steel Door
  • Swing Set (disassembled)
  • Vacuum
  • Wood Door

$50 price per item

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Commercial Large Appliances
  • Conventional Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Electrical Stove
  • Freezer
  • Gas Stove
  • Hot Water Heater
  • Microwave Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove Induction
  • Television
  • Unit Air Conditioner
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Softener

Acceptable Items for Bulk Junk Self Hauling

If you don’t want to pay the fee to have your bulk junk picked up curbside you can choose to self haul it to a local waste facility.

Here are the acceptable items you can dispose of…

  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator/dorm fridge
  • Chest freezer
  • Air conditioning unit
  • Microwave ovens
  • Stove
  • Water Heater/Chiller/wine chiller
  • Items too large to fit into curbside bins
  • Non-burnable materials
  • Mattresses/box springs
  • Treated wood
  • Furniture
  • Couches
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Steel
  • Concrete
  • Tile
  • Auto tires

What to bring

If you are going to self haul your bulk items then be sure to bring the following to the waste station:

  • Photo ID showing the residential address of the property owner
  • A printed or digital copy of your annual Hillsborough County Property Tax Bill showing your current solid waste assessments

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 Hillsborough County 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: https://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/property-owners-and-renters/trash-and-recycling/find-my-trash-collector-and-collection-schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Hillsborough County?

Curbside bulk pickup is provided on an appointment basis only and will cost $30-$50 per item. Call (813) 272-5680 for schedule curbside bulk pickup.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/property-owners-and-renters/trash-and-recycling/find-my-trash-collector-and-collection-schedule

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Hillsborough County Public Works Department?

Address: 332 N. Falkenburg Road,
Brandon, FL 33619 

Department Director: Kimberly Byer

Phone: (813) 272-5680

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Hillsborough County trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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