Regular collection schedules for recycling and garbage has
resumed in unincorporated Monroe County. This includes all areas that are
accessible by collection trucks.
Please make sure recycling put in bins is not contaminated
with hurricane debris.
Regular yard waste collection in unincorporated Monroe
County has not resumed because hurricane debris yard waste is still being
collected by contracted haulers as part of the emergency response.
No hazardous waste/electronic waste items should be put
outside if possible. These items should be taken to any of the County’s three
transfer stations. At this time, hazardous waste collection is accepted during
all transfer station hours, which are Monday – Saturday, 8 am. to 3:30 p.m.
Monroe County homeowners or renters also can bring their
hurricane debris to the transfer stations free of charge. This includes white
goods, construction debris and yard waste.
Contracted haulers continue to remove hurricane debris and
yard waste from unincorporated Monroe County. There is no set schedule, but
these haulers are working neighborhood to neighborhood in different parts of
the County simultaneously. Debris should be separated into You must separate into four groups:vegetative debris (tree branches, leaves); seaweed; household appliances; and household debris before being put at the
curbside/County right of way for collection.
As of Tuesday, Oct. 3, about 107,000 cubic yards of
hurricane vegetative and construction debris has been removed from
unincorporated Monroe County and the municipalities of Layton and Key Colony
Beach by the County’s contractors. Nearly 1,500 white goods (appliances) also
have been removed.