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West Palm Beach Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the West Palm Beach trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of West Palm Beach is in Florida with Jupiter and Riviera Beach to the north, Lake Worth and Boynton Beach to the south, and Royal Palm Beach 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.

West Palm Beach Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s sanitation “pickup schedule” lookup.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

HolidayBulk/YardResidential TrashRecycling
New Year’s DayOne day delayNo service*On schedule
MLK Jr BirthdayOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
Presidents DayOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
Memorial DayOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
JuneteenthOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
Independence DayOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
Labor DayOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
Columbus DayOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
Veteran’s DayOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
ThanksgivingOne day delayNo service* No service*
Day after ThanksgivingOne day delayOn scheduleOn schedule
Christmas EveOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
 ChristmasOne day delayNo service*No service*
New Year’s EveOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule

No service = Service will resume on your next scheduled service day.

One day delay = Service will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.

West Palm Beach Trash Collection Map

West Palm Beach Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

The City of West Palm Beach provides bulk collection service (once a week) to residents who live in single-family homes.  Up to three items will be picked up on your bulk items pickup day. If you have more than three items, please call Customer Service (561) 822-2075, for additional information.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Tables/Chairs
  • Gym Equipment
  • Household Items
  • Mattress and Box Springs
  • Large Child’s Toys
  • BBQ Grills
  • Sofas
  • Large Appliances
  • Small Appliances
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Air Conditioner
  • Dish Washer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dryer
  • Hot Water Heater
  • Toaster
  • E-scrape: Computers, Laptops, Monitors, Printers/Scanner/Fax, Gaming Systems, Televisions, All Telephones, VCR/DVD Players, and Microwaves.

Please remove doors from large appliances and tape all glass doors diagonally from corner to corner.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Miscellaneous garbage that should go into your household garbage can
  • Building materials
  • Commercially generated waste
  • Propane tanks, water tanks or any type of drum(s)
  • Any type of vehicle equipment
  • Wood Fencing, decks, concrete
  • Freon-containing items such as refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioners, etc. must be put out on the same day you receive vegetation waste pick-up. No vegetation is to be mixed with bulk items. The above-mentioned freon-containing items are the only items to be placed next to your vegetation pile.
  • Moving Boxes*
  • No construction material of any kind will be picked up as part of regular Sanitation service.  The City will pick up these materials at an additional fee upon request. Regulations that govern your local landfill consider construction material contamination, and the fees associated with disposing of it are higher. Examples of construction material are cabinets, sinks toilets, roofing, fencing, wood, concrete, drywall, etc.
    • All construction material generated by a contractor must be disposed of by that contractor. Also, construction material generated by do-it-yourself projects must be disposed of by the homeowner. This material can be delivered to the Solid Waste Authority’s landfill or any SWA permitted facility. Call (561) 697-2700, toll free 866-792-4636 or visit www.swa.org for additional information.
  • No Hazardous Materials of any kind are allowed. This includes but is not limited to: paint, pesticides, oil, batteries, and propane tanks. Please contact the Solid Waste Authority.

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 West Palm Beach and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

Click here for more information about the city’s recycling guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in West Palm Beach?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit the city’s bulk collection webpage.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit the city’s sanitation service gay lookup.

What time does trash collection start?

Place your can curbside the night before collection day but no earlier than 6 P.M. 

How can I contact the West Palm Beach Public Works Department?

Sanitation Office

Office Phone: 561-822-2075 | Monday – Friday | 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.               

24-Hour Phone: 561-822-2222 | TTY: 800-955-8771  

Email: [email protected]

Online Service Request: wpb.org/cleanstreets

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the West Palm Beach 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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