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Curbside Recycling Begins June 29

Curbside Recycling will begin Monday, June 29, in St. Petersburg for single-family and multi-unit residences (up to 4 units). Collections will be made zone-by-zone, beginning with Zone 1. See the chart below for the start date in each zone. Customers may find their zone by locating the colored sticker on their recycling container, in the welcome kit provided with each container, or with the new St. Pete Collects mobile app.

Missed Collection?

Curbside Recycling customers who missed collection on their designated recycling day may contact 893-7838 to re-schedule recycling pickup. Calls received at the Sanitation Department before 4 p.m. will have recycling collected the same day; calls received after 4 p.m. will be collected on the following schedule:

Zone 1 & 3 – Wednesday, July 1

Zone 5 & 7 – Saturday, July 4

Find Your Collection Day

Since May 4, 76,000 blue, 95-gallon recycling carts were automatically delivered to these residential addresses. Until curbside recycling collection begins in each zone, customers are encouraged to move containers away from the curb to the side or back of the residence until their designated recycling day.

St. Pete Collects Mobile App

Never miss another trash and/or curbside recycling collection day with St. Pete Collects! Download the app for personal reminders before collection days and automatic notifications when holidays or bad weather impacts your schedule. Make recycling easy with mobile collection events, tips for a greener lifestyle and our Waste Wizard to look up accepted materials.

Get it on Google Play
Download on the App Store


Curbside Recycling Collection Begins:
Start of Recycling Collection Dates

 

 

Accepted Recyclables

 

With Universal Curbside Recycling, there is no need to separate items. 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 trash).

The city will continue to maintain five drop-off recycling centers/brush sites for those wishing to use them.


Have a question about the Universal Residential Curbside Recycling program?
View these Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Sanitation Department at 727-893-7838.


View our White Board Video on Universal Curbside Recycling:

 

City of St. Petersburg
P.O. Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 33731

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