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Residential Trash

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

Residential Trash, Recycling & Yard Trash Collection Service Day Map

We encourage our customers to reach us via email SolidWasteManagement@lakelandgov.net

Services we provide:

  • Weekly Automated Garbage Collection 
  • Weekly Recycling Collection
  • Weekly Yard Waste Collection
  • Bulk Collection & Special Pickup Service (Please call or email us to schedule a pickup)
    (Bulk Collection & Special Pickups include items such as mattresses, furniture, & large appliances.)

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 fee per container.

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.
  5. Do not load your container with hot ashes or coals, recyclable items, household hazardous waste, medical waste, or liquid paint.
  6. Yard waste such as bagged or loose grass, leaves, or small branches. Yard waste is collected seperate from trash and recycled.
Lakeland Cart Spacing - leave 3 feet between carts and objects