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Solid Waste Management
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1100 Simonton St.
Suite 2-284
Key West, FL  33040

Ph: (305) 292-4432
Fx: (305) 292-4558

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Hurricane Irma Debris Removal & Storm-Related Information

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.

Solid Waste Collection & Recycling

Monroe County contracts with four private franchise operators to provide solid waste collection and recycling for the Keys, excluding the City of Key West and the Village of Islamorada. Each of the County's private franchise operators covers a specific area shown on the map above. 

For Key West solid waste and recycling, call 305-296-8297.
For Village of Islamorada solid waste and recycling, call 305-853-3433. 

Solid waste disposal is currently handled by three transfer stations, where waste is prepared for transportation and disposal at an out-of-county location.

Transfer Stations

Residents can drop off items directly at the three County transfer stations between the hours of 8 am. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Cudjoe Key Transfer Station: Mile Marker 21.5 on the Overseas Highway at Blimp Road, 305-745-2513

Long Key Transfer Station: Mile Marker 68 on the Overseas Highway, 305-664-2263

Key Largo Transfer Station: 11100 County Road 905, 305-367-4236

Household hazardous waste is collected at each transfer station on specific days. For details, click here or call (305) 745-4307. 

View information about solid waste rates and fees.

Bulk Waste Pickup

Large items, including furniture, carpeting, appliances, can be removed free for residents. Call your service provider to schedule a pickup. See the hauler map above.

Mission Statement
The mission of Solid Waste Management is to provide for cost-efficient and environmentally proper collection, transportation, and disposition of solid waste generated in the county, excluding the City of Key West and the Village of Islamorada, as defined by various statutes, ordinances, and agreements.

Monroe County
1100 Simonton Street
Key West FL, 33040