Recycling


Lakeland Recycles...Doing Our Part!


Acceptable Recycling Material

The 1988 Solid Waste Management Act mandated a 30% reduction in the municipal solid waste going to our nations landfills.

Recycling uses only a small amount of space and requires only a few seconds a day. An area in the garage, a corner in the kitchen or a storage closet are convenient places to locate your container. If you have children at home, recycling can become their special project.

Our goal is 100% participation!

So we've made it easy for you. Each resident receives a blue recycling container.  We'll pick up the recyclable material at your curb each week with our automated trucks. Please place your full container at the curb by 6 a.m. on your collection day. Your collection day will be provided when your blue container is delivered.

Please call 863.834.8773 with any questions you may have.

Thanks for being an important part of this program!


 View/Download the City of Lakeland Guide to Solid Waste Collection | Acceptable Recyclable Materials List


How to Recycle

PLEASE DO NOT PUT ANY RECYCLABLE MATERIAL IN PLASTIC BAGS!

PUT ALL RECYCLABLE MATERIAL LOOSE IN YOUR BLUE RECYCLING CART.

View the Acceptable Materials List.

 

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Recycling Containers

The wheeled recycling containers are easy to maneuver, feature tight fitting lids and do not take up much floor space.

Remember: the more you recycle, the less garbage for your green container, which could lead to a smaller garbage container and a lower monthly garbage bill.