Solid Waste & Recycling

Solid Waste Trash Carts

Altamonte Springs uses a semi-automatic waste collection system. We have shifted from complete manual pickup, which uses the strength of our employees to lift garbage cans, to a semi-automated service. This system uses cart tippers, eliminating the need for heavy lifting.

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Solid Waste Collection

The City provides refuse (household garbage) collection twice a week Monday through Friday:

  • Residences on the east side of I-4 - Tuesday and Friday
  • Residences on the west side of I-4 - Monday and Thursday

The City now collects on 2023 holidays that fall on your normal collection day:

  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (September 4)
  • Thanksgiving Day (November 23)
  • Christmas (December 25)

Solid Waste Rules