Tallahassee Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Tallahassee is in Florida with Atlanta to the north, Tampa to the southeast, Jacksonville to the east, and Panama City to the west.

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.

Tallahassee Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.talgov.com/you/DataMartRefuseSearch

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Emancipation Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Election Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

All customers may receive service one day later than their regularly scheduled service if your day of pickup falls on or after a holiday.

Tallahassee Trash Collection Map

Tallahassee Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.talgov.com/you/SpecialPickuprequest for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Furniture, Heavy Appliances, Mattresses, etc.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

-Oven cleaner, floor care products, ammonia, metal polish, aerosols (kitchen)
-Gasoline, vehicle oils, antifreeze, lighter fluid, pool chemicals, insecticides, car batteries (garage)
-Paint, stains, varnishes, glue, paint thinner, solvents, oils (workshop)
-Fluorescent lights, CFL bulbs, rechargeable batteries, thermostats, electronic waste (general).

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 Tallahassee 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.talgov.com/you/you-products-home-premium

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Tallahassee?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.talgov.com/you/SpecialPickuprequest

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.talgov.com/you/DataMartRefuseSearch

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6:30 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Tallahassee Public Works Department?

435 N. Macomb St. Tallahassee FL 32301


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