Residential Garbage Collection

Garbage collection is provided two (2) days a week.

Curbside collection service is provided from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. All waste must be placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on the scheduled day.

Any garbage bags or other debris that is placed outside cart will be left and must be placed inside cart for collection on the following scheduled service day.

Place the garbage cart in front of your own home. Remember:
  • The cart handles should face your house and the arrows on the lid face the street.
  • The cart should be within 6 feet of the roadway, and at least 3 feet away from obstructions such as mailboxes, fire hydrants, parked cars, low-hanging tree limbs, etc.

Broken or Stolen Carts

If the collection truck causes the damage or damage is a result of normal wear, the damaged cart will be repaired or replaced at no charge.
Damage resulting from negligence or abuse by the resident will be the responsibility of the resident.
Stolen carts will be replaced at no charge to the resident.

Moving


The cart should remain at the original property and be safely stored in a secure place for the new occupant.


Missed Collection?


Your waste hauler is not required to collect debris that does not meet the above guidelines. If your debris does not meet guidelines and is not collected you may do one of the following:
  • Correct the debris to meet required collection guidelines. Once corrected it will be picked up on your next scheduled service day
  • Transport the material directly to SWA’s landfill located at 6600 North Jog Road in West Palm Beach (west of the Turnpike, between 45th Street and the Beeline Highway). If you elect to transport the material to the landfill please be aware you will be charged for the disposal cost and cash is required.