Garbage Information

Pasco County does not pick up your garbage. Please click here for more information about Curbside Garbage Pickup.

Click here for waste hauler contact information. 

For any questions about bringing trash, furniture, tires, or other items to County facilities, please call 727-857-2780. Please see below for accepted items.


The Pasco County Resource Recovery Facility, West Pasco Class III, and the East Pasco Transfer Station will be closed to the public and Pasco County licensed commercial haulers Thursday, November 25, 2021.  They will also be closed to the public Friday, November 26, 2021; however, they will be open to Pasco County licensed commercial haulers.  Regular business hours will resume Saturday, November 27, 2021.

Pasco County does not pick up your garbage. There is a competitive, open market system for garbage collection in this county. Private haulers compete for your business. Your household garbage and recyclables are picked up by a hauler you pay directly – or in some cases, your Homeowners Association (HOA) or Community Development District (CDD) includes this service.

You must sign up with a hauler in order to receive residential curbside garbage and recycling service. Please note that not all haulers service all areas. Please contact a hauler to see if they service your address.

Licensed Waste Hauler
All Haul727-847-2420
County Sanitation1-888-522-5794
J.D. Parker & Sons Inc.727-845-1024
Republic (formerly Seaside)727-233-3908
Waste Aid727-842-9309
Waste Connections (East & East Central)352-583-4204
Waste Connections (West & West central)727-847-9100
Waste Management1-800-255-7172


All haulers who collect household garbage are licensed to do business by the County. By receiving the license the haulers agree to abide by the County ordinance, which says that they must pick up garbage twice weekly and recycling at least twice a month. The maximum a hauler can charge for this service is $16.81 per month or $50.43 quarterly. The hauler can charge for additional services like cart or can rental, re-activation fees, large item or special pickups, and pass through any municipal (city) charges. Some HOAs and CDDs have negotiated lower rates through bulk rate contracts with a hauler.

If you purchase curbside service, whether you are an individual or an HOA/CDD, you get both garbage and recycling service. Recycling is included in the $16.81/month.

(The $65.00 Solid Waste Assessment contained on your annual tax bill pays the County to dispose of your garbage and is separate from the monthly collection fee paid to a licensed hauler.)

Your recycling day will generally not be the same day as your garbage day. Call your hauler for a schedule for both services.

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Please practice smart social distancing on site

Please remain in your vehicle at the scale house unless prompted for payment and stay at least six feet away from employees and other visitors while unloading. Remember, team members do not assist with unloading items.

Please click to view our Solid Waste Facility Site map  to help you navigate our drop-off sites. Proof of Pasco County residency is required for services.

If you bring items to either of our facilities, please see below for items we accept. Please tell the scalehouse what items you have so you are directed to the right area. 

Apple Pay and all other forms of contactless payments now accepted.

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7am to 5pm; Please arrive by 4:30pm to ensure sufficient unloading time

Locations:

Solid Waste Items

Up to 8 bags of trash per dayNo Charge
Furniture$78.47 per ton ($3.92 for every 100lbs)
Construction Debris$78.47 per ton ($3.92 for every 100lbs)
Yard Waste$78.47 per ton ($3.92 for every 100lbs)
Mixed Loads$78.47 per ton ($3.92 for every 100lbs)
Tires (Car/Pickup)$2 per tire
Tires (Truck/Semi)$10 per tire
All other tires and loads over 10 tires (West only)
$200 per ton
Refrigerators$3
Air Conditioners$3
MetalNo Charge (unless in a mixed load)

Household Hazardous Waste Items

The Household Hazardous Waste Center is open during regular hours. However, if you need assistance, or want to keep your container, please check the East or West pages to see attendant hours.

Computer Monitor, Tower, or Laptop
$5
Propane Tank - 20lbs
$3
Propane Tank - 50lbs
$5
TV - up to 35"
$5
TV - 36" and up, Projection, or Console
$10

Household Hazardous Waste Items at No Charge

Acetone
Aerosol Cans
Antifreeze
Ballasts
Battery Acid
Cleaning Chemicals
Fertilizers
Fluorescent Light Bulbs or  CFL's
Household Batteries
Gasoline or Diesel Fuel
Latex Paint
Lead Acid Batteries
Mineral Spirits
Pool Chemicals
Power Steering Fluid
Rust Removers
Thermostats
Thinners
Transmission Fluid
Used Motor Oil
Wood Stains

All forms of garbage are dropped off at county Solid Waste facilities. You may bring large and/or bulk items directly to Solid Waste facilities or you can contact your trash hauler for assistance. For additional information, contact Pasco County Solid Waste at (727) 856-0119 or visit the Resource Recovery page.