We’re here to help you find the Sarasota County trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
Sarasota County is in Florida and hosts Sarasota with Manatee County to the north, Lee County, Fort Myers and Cape Coral to the south, Port St. Lucie to the east.
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.
Sarasota County Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.scgov.net/government/solid-waste/trash-and-recycling
Trash Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
No collection service will be provided on New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Collection service will be delayed one day from the holiday for the remainder of the week. Any regular Friday collection delayed by a holiday will occur on Saturday.
Sarasota County Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.scgov.net/home/showpublisheddocument/33228/637314490629400000 for find the collection day for your bulk waste.
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
Bathroom fixtures (toilet [remove tank from bowl], sink and small vanity), barbecue grills (remove the propane cylinder and return to a local retailer or one of the Chemical Collection Centers), carpet (cut to 4 feet in length, no heavier than 40 pounds, rolled and tied or folded and tied), furniture, push lawnmowers (remove the oil and gas) and wooden pallets no larger than 4 feet by 4 feet.
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
Oversized items are not included in the residential collection program and pickups
for oversized waste must be scheduled with Waste Management prior to your regular collection day. Supplemental service fees may apply. Oversized items include basketball poles, bathtubs, carpet (rolls longer than 4 feet), Christmas trees (more than 6 feet tall), construction debris exceeding four 32-gallon containers, exercise equipment, garage doors and openers, glass windows and tabletops, mirrors, king-size mattresses
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 Sarasota 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.scgov.net/government/solid-waste/trash-and-recycling
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Sarasota County ?
To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.scgov.net/home/showpublisheddocument/33228/637314490629400000
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.scgov.net/government/solid-waste/trash-and-recycling
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Sarasota County Public Works Department?
For general questions about garbage and recycling in Sarasota County, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.
To set up commercial garbage collection, contact Waste Management at 941-493-4100.
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