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Winter Haven Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Winter Haven is in Polk County, Florida with Kissimmee and Orlando to the northeast, Palm Bay to the east, and Lakeland 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.

Winter Haven Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the Winter Haven Services Lookup Map.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Please note that garbage, recycling, vegetation, & bulk pick-ups will not be provided on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day – January 1st
  • Memorial Day – 4th Monday in May
  • Independence Day – July 4th
  • Labor Day – 1st Monday in September
  • Thanksgiving Day – 4th Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day – December 25th
Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule
  • Monday Holiday: Monday’s route will be collected on Tuesday.  Tuesday’s route will be collected on Wednesday with Thursday and Friday remaining on the normal schedule.
  • Tuesday Holiday: Tuesday’s route will be collected on Wednesday with Thursday and Friday remaining on the normal schedule.
  • Thursday Holiday:  Monday and Tuesday remain on the normal schedule.  Thursday’s route will be collected on Friday and Friday’s route collected on Saturday.
  • Friday Holiday: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday routes remains on the normal schedule.  Friday’s route will be collected on Saturday.

All vegetation will be serviced one day later all week. No bulk pick-ups will be scheduled on holiday weeks.  

For questions regarding Solid Waste Service on a holiday, please email us at [email protected] or call our Solid Waste office at 863-291-5756.

Winter Haven Trash Collection Map

Winter Haven Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Bulk pick-ups are collected on a scheduled basis only.  Please use Access Winter Haven to schedule a pick up: Schedule Using Access Winter Haven 

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Rates for bulk pickup (per item):
  • Appliances (refrigerator, water heater, dryer, etc.): $16.32
  • Furniture (couch, mattress, armchair, etc.): $13.64
  • Other items: $14.56 per cubic yard
  • Special rates may apply for tires or other items deemed hazardous
  • For bulk construction & demolition materials, large roll-off containers are available for rent.

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 Winter Haven 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Winter Haven?

For large items that do not fit or belong in your bins, you may schedule a bulk item pickup here.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit the Winter Haven Services Lookup Map.

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 Winter Haven Solid Waste Department?

[email protected]


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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Winter Haven 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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