Trash / Bulk Items

Trash / Bulk items are collected 2 times per week.

Bulk Items
Discarded furniture and appliances as well as other household items including toilets, bathtubs, water softeners, and similar household goods that will not fit into a standard garbage can is collected twice per week and may be placed curbside with the regular household garbage.

For safety reasons, please remove or seal doors on refrigerators, freezers, washers and dryers before placing outside for collection so that children can not crawl inside and become trapped.

All mirrors, glass doors, glass table tops, pane glass windows, etc. must be broken up and containerized in solid containers (no plastic bags). Container and contents must weigh less than 50 pounds.

Do not mix bulk items with vegetation.
Curbside Bulk Trash

Construction Debris

Debris from minor home repairs such as replacing a rotted piece of trim or a broken tile. Construction debris is limited to 2 cubic yards per collection day (equal to a standard size refrigerator) and must follow the 50/50 rule. Debris must be containerized in standard 32-50 gallon cans or sealed plastic bags. Containers and contents can weigh no more than 50 pounds. Carpeting must be cut to 4 foot lengths, rolled up and weigh less than 50 pounds.

With the exception of carpeting, any construction debris from minor home repairs that is placed upon the ground and not containerized will not be collected.

Your waste hauler is not required to collect any debris that does not meet the above guide-lines. 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.
  • Contact your current waste hauler for their contracted special service fee.
  • Contact any other private hauler listed in the Yellow Pages under “Rubbish Removal” for their collection rate.
  • Transport the material directly to SWA’s Customer Convenience Drop-Off Center at North County Landfill located at 6330 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. Learn more about bringing waste to the SWA»