Year-round disposal service of household hazardous waste, electronics, and paint for the City of Tampa and Temple Terrace

The City of Tampa and Temple Terrace have joined forces with Hillsborough County to provide their residents with year-round disposal service of:

Household hazardous waste

Materials accepted at the HHW Collection Centers include household products containing hazardous ingredients and labeled with words such as poison, danger, toxic, flammable, corrosive and reactive.

Household electronics and paint

Checkout the page to find out limits and what you can and can't drop off at the facilities.

What to know before you go 

Tampa and Temple Terrace residents can take advantage of this service at Hillsborough County collection facilities for no additional charge by providing a valid driver's license as proof of City residency.

New Tampa residents receive solid waste services through Hillsborough County and have full customer access to all Hillsborough County facilities and services.

Important Note: For City of Tampa and Temple Terrace residents, only household hazardous waste and electronics recycling will be accepted at these locations. Contact your City solid waste provider for disposal options for other materials such as wood, furniture, construction debris, and household garbage.

Not sure if you’re a City or County resident?

Check your bill.

City residents pay solid waste collection and disposal fees to their local government on a utility bill.

City residents solid waste sample bill

County residents pay for solid waste collection and disposal fees to Hillsborough County as an annual assessment on their property tax bill.

An example of a Hillsborough County resident's tax bill for solid waste disposal and collection fees

View a county tax bill example

Last Modified: 4/16/2024, 12:55:37 PM

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