The Solid Waste Division has 65 employees providing full service solid waste & recycling collection services to the residents and businesses of Lakeland.
IMPORTANT NOTICE !
We service customers inside the city limits of Lakeland. If your garbage can is gray, and your recycle bin is yellow, you are a Polk County customer and therefore not serviced by the City of Lakeland. Please call the Polk County solid waste department at 863-284-4319.
Holiday Collection Schedule
Collection Day Map
Residential Services are provided once per week automated garbage collection, automated recycling collection and yard waste collection. Bulk items are collected only on a call in basis.
Your Account: Solid Waste & Recycling services begin when your Electric and Water Services are turned on at your home. Service is stopped when electric and water services are turned off at your home.
Commercial Dumpster Services are provided using 1 cubic yard up to 8 cubic yard containers, which can be collected 1 to 6 times per week based on your needs.
Roll-off Container Services can be provided for large construction projects producing Construction & Demolition debris. Please contact customer service for a free quote for your construction project.
FOR EMPLOYEE SAFETY NEW HI-VISIBILITY UNIFORMS ARE HERE!
PLEASE SLOW DOWN TO GET AROUND WHEN SOLID WASTE WORKERS ARE ON YOUR STREETS...