Guidelines for curbside pickup of yard and wood waste and where to take excess waste
- You have a set day for curbside pickup of yard and wood waste. Use the trash and recycling schedule tool to see which day you can set it out for pickup.
- Weekly set-out limit is 2 cubic yards or less
- Two cubic yards is approximately twelve 30-gallon containers or bags
- During February, March, and April, customers may set out up to eighteen 30-gallon containers of yard waste or 3 cubic yards of stacked materials each week
- Use your own cans, boxes, bags or other containers to store your yard waste
- Each container cannot exceed 50 pounds
- Limbs and branches must be less than 4 feet long and 6 inches in diameter
- Yard waste must be bundled, neatly stacked, or placed in a yard waste container
- Yard waste must be placed within 6 feet of the curb
- Grass clippings
- Tree trimmings
- Shrub trimmings
*This is not a complete list of what is accepted. If you have questions, call (813) 272-5680.
Excess yard waste
If your yard waste exceeds the curbside limit, then you can take it to a facility listed below.
These facilities are open for yard and wood waste Monday - Saturday from 7 AM to 5 PM.
- As part of Hillsborough County's annual Solid Waste disposal assessment, residents may deliver up to 2 tons of yard and wood waste per year to the Yard and Wood Waste Processing and Recycling Facilities. Once these limits are reached, residents must pay standard fees.
- Commercial businesses, including landscaping and tree trimming providers, are not able to use residential folio accounts to deliver yard waste on behalf of Hillsborough County residents
- All commercial use is subject to standard fees
Residents are strongly encouraged to use their weekly curbside yard waste collection for disposal of routine yard waste.
- Photo ID showing the residential address of the property owner
- If you have any materials other than hazardous waste, paint, and/or electronics, a printed or digital copy of your annual Hillsborough County Property Tax Bill showing your current solid waste assessments may be needed