Solid Waste

Garbage Pick-up

Please place household garbage at the curb and separate it from yard waste.

Yard Waste

Please follow our guidelines:

  • Place prepared yard waste at curbside in garbage container or bag.
  • Avoid using an automated garbage cart or recycling bin.
  • Cut tree limbs to four feet lengths, tie, and place in 50 pound bundles or less.
  • Exclude tree branches larger than six inches in diameter.
  • Limit to ten cans or bundles.

Junk Pick-up

Customers may also have large items picked up such as:

  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves
  • Washers and dryers
  • Water heaters

Removal of such items costs a fee and must be scheduled well in advance by calling Solid Waste at 941-723-4580.

Download Manatee County's Residential Guide for Garbage, Yard Waste and Recycling (PDF).