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Universal Curbside Recycling in St. Petersburg

This summer, Universal Curbside Recycling comes to St. Petersburg.  In mid-May, blue, 95-gallon recycling carts will be delivered to single-and multi-family (up to four units) residences. Eligible recyclable items, rinsed and free of food particles, may be placed in the bin for bi-weekly curbside pickup. There is no need to separate. Participate, Don't Contaminate!

Learn about Universal Curbside Recycling at one of these 6:30 p.m. public meetings:

District Date Facility Location
District 1- Council
Chair Gerdes 
Monday, March 23 J.W. Cate Center 5801 22nd Avenue North
District 2
CM Kennedy 
Tuesday, March 24 Willis S. Johns Center 6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N.
District 3
CM Dudley 
Tuesday, March 31  Willis S. Johns Center  6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N. 
District 4
CM Rice 
Thursday, April 2 Roberts Center 1246 50th Avenue North
District 5
CM Kornell 
Tuesday, April 7 SPC Allstate Center, 
Florida Room
3200 34th Street South
District 6
CM Nurse 
Tuesday, April 14  Frank W. Pierce Center  2000 7th Street South 
District 7
CM Newton 
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. Petersburg

Waste 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

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.

Electronics or Hazardous Chemical Disposal?
Visit one of St. Petersburg's Mobile Collection Days held throughout the year to safely dispose of unwanted electronics and hazardous chemicals. 

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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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Junk Mail Handling
Learn how you can reduce junk mail at the Pinellas County A-Z Guide.

"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.


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

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  • f: 727-892-5102
  • tty: 727-892-5259
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