Universal Curbside Recycling in St. Petersburg
This summer, the city of St. Petersburg begins a Universal Curbside Recycling program for residential customers. In mid-May, single-family households will see a blue 95-gallon recycling bin delivered to their home.
With Universal Curbside Recycling, there is no need to separate items. All items, as long as they are free of food particles, may be placed in the bin for bi-weekly curbside pickup.
Items that may be recycled include:
- Glass Containers (all colors)
- Aluminum & Steel cans, steel jar lids
- Milk & Juice cartons, drink boxes
- Plastics #1-7 (containers with numbered triangles)
- Newspapers, magazines, mail, shopping ads, windowed envelopes
- Mixed Paper/Cardboard
All recyclables must be rinsed or free of food particles (no yard waste or regular garbage).
Participate, Don’t Contaminate!
Learn about Universal Curbside Recycling at one of these 6:30 p.m. public meetings:
|District 1- Council
|Monday, March 23||J.W. Cate Center||5801 22nd Avenue North|
|Tuesday, March 24||Willis S. Johns Center||6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N.|
|Tuesday, March 31||Willis S. Johns Center||6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N.|
|Thursday, April 2||Roberts Center||1246 50th Avenue North
|Tuesday, April 7||SPC Allstate Center,
|3200 34th Street South|
|Tuesday, April 14||Frank W. Pierce Center||2000 7th Street South|
|Tuesday, April 21||Childs Park Center||4301 13th Avenue South|
|District 8 - Council Vice Chair Foster||Tuesday, April 28||Gladden Park Center||3901 30th Avenue North|
Curbside Recycling In St. PetersburgWaste Pro, Inc. will continue to provide containers and curbside recycling for participating residents of St. Petersburg until the current contract concludes at the end of May 2015. While Waste Pro Inc. is no longer accepting new customers, participating residents may continue placing newspapers, cardboard, metal and aluminum cans, glass and plastic at the curb for weekly pickup. For more information, contact Waste Pro at 727-873-0800.
Beginning this summer, the city of St. Petersburg will begin a Universal Curbside Recycling program for residents. In mid-May, single- and multi-family households (up to four units) will receive a blue 95-gallon recycling bin for participation in single-stream recycling (see information on what can be recycled at the top of the page).The twice-monthly service will cost $2.95 per month and will be added to monthly utility bills. For more information, call the recycling hotline at 727-893-7838.
Access to services
Large oversized items?
If your throwing out a TV, dryer, box spring or other large item call to schedule a free pickup! Just give us a call for details 893-7398 or go here for more information.
FREE Services we offer...
- FREE furniture, appliances and other bulk Items picked up, just call us!
- FREE outside rodent control.
- FREE TV and computer recycling from your curb!
- FREE fluorescent bulb recycling at our office
- FREE mulch from our brush sites
Our community appearance division removes graffiti and snipe signs and keeps vacant lots clear of overgrowth and debris. Sanitation is also responsible for removing dead animals, furniture and appliances collection, rodent control treatment, and refuse container repair and replacement.
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"Serving The Community"
8,112,000 trash pickups
Manage 296,000 tons of refuse
Service 76,000 residential customers
Service 5,900 commercial customers
Recycling 37,000 tons brush materials
Producing 31,500 tons of FREE mulch
Recycling 2,370 tons of newspaper, glass and other materials
Recycling centers throughout the city collect over 39,370 tons of recyclables annually, recycling 2,370 tons of newspapers, glass and other materials, and more than 37,000 tons of yard clippings.