Residential Trash

Post Hurricane Collection Information

Residential & Commercial Customers

RESIDENTIAL Garbage Collection will resume our normal service schedule beginning Monday 9/18. Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste bagged or containerized only will be collected on your normal service day. 
ALLEY CUSTOMERS: If your alley is not accessible by vehicle due to debris. Please place your garbage curbside until your alley is accessible. *** All vegetative debris generated by the hurricane must be placed curbside for collection. I will not be collected in the alley.***
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL Customers: Please try to place garbage and recycling carts in unobstructed areas as much as possible.
COMMERCIAL will resume all services on your normal scheduled day beginning Monday 9/18. 


The Solid Waste Division serves all residences within the city limits of Lakeland.

Residential Trash, Recycling & Yard Trash Collection Service Day Map

Services we provide:

  • Weekly Automated Garbage Collection 
  • Weekly Recycling Collection
  • Weekly Yard Waste Collection
  • Bulk Collection & Special Pickup Service
    (Bulk Collection & Special Pickups include items such as mattresses, furniture, & large appliances.)

EZCAN Instructions

  1. Place ALL items INSIDE cart. 
  2. Place cart curbside  no later than 6:00 AM on your collection day.
  3. Place the cart curbside with the red arrow on the lid pointing toward the street.
  4. Keep carts at least three feet away from other carts, mailboxes, fire hydrants, low hanging trees or shrubs, parked cars, and utility poles so trucks can easily access the cart.
Spacing of 3 to 4 feet for your containers placed at the curb

Missing a Container?

If your trash or recycling containers are missing from your location, please contact our offices at 863.834.8773.   We will deliver a new container and send you a Lost Container Form to fill out and return to us within two weeks.   

If the Lost Container Form is not returned, you will incur a $60 replacement container fee.