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Solid Waste & Recycling Division
Public Services Department

Solid Waste & Recycling Division
Public Services Department
300 West Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone: 407.656.2256


Alex Arce
Solid Waste Supervisor
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 2009

The collection of trash, yard waste, and recyclables is billed through the Winter Garden Utility Billing Department in conjunction with your municipal water bill. If you have questions regarding rates, please call the Solid Waste Supervisor at 407.656.4111, ext. 2009.

To set up an account, prospective customers must complete and sign an application and submit it along with a deposit to the Utility Billing Department (located in the lobby of City Hall at 300 West Plant Street). A valid driver’s license is also required. For a copy of the application, click here. Copies are also available at the Utility Billing Department. Please contact Utility Billing (407.656.4100) to determine the amount of your deposit. The deposit may be waived if the prospective customer can demonstrate good credit.

Collection/Pick-Up Days
Find the garbage, recycling and yard waste collection day for your subdivision or street:

Neighborhood List - click here

2017 Holiday Schedule for Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Pick-Up, click here.

There are some holidays on which garbage collection service are not provided. Normal services resume on the the next scheduled pick-up day.

Garbage - click here
Yard Waste - click here
Recycling - click here


The City of Winter Garden provides residents with twice-a-week solid waste collection, once-a-week yard waste collection, and once-a-week recycling collection. In order to maintain a high level of service while keeping costs low, the City has established routes for solid waste, yard waste, and recycling pick-up. Special pick-ups are provided for large items for an additional charge.


Pick-up times may vary, depending on weather, traffic conditions, and the amount of material collected throughout the City.

Solid Waste Collection Regulations
For rules regarding garbage, trash, electronics, appliances, and hazardous waste disposal, click here.

Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste Collection Events and Information, click here.

Residential Curbside Recycling Program
To find out what can and cannot be recycled, click here.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
The City of Winter Garden is doing its part to reduce waste, expenses, and to help our environment. The success of our waste reduction and recycling efforts depends on all of us. Learn more about how to reduce waste at,, and

Public & Commercial Recycling Programs & Services
2012 Orange County Registered Recyclers
FDEP Construction & Debris Recycling
*Disclaimer: The City of Winter Garden does not endorse any particular business and/or service and cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of any services provided by any listed businesses and/or services. For more information about the 2010 Orange County Registered Recyclers list, please contact the Orange County Solid Waste Division at 407.836.6601 or

Orange County Household Hazardous Waste and
Electronic Waste Community Collection Event!

Do you have any paint cans that have been sitting around for too long?
How about old MP3s or DVD players that you want to get rid of?

If you are hoping to clear your home of any household hazardous wastes or electronic waste, please take them to Apopka High School (555 W. Martin St., Apopka, FL) on Saturday, October 15, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm. Orange County employees will be there to take items off your hands and dispose of them properly!

If you cannot make it to this specific collection event, Orange County has two permanent locations that collect household hazardous waste and electronic waste. Visit for directions and hours. For more information about what is considered household hazardous waste or electronic waste, please call 407-656-4111 Ext. 5193 or visit

Educational Resources

Orange County
FDEP Office of Environmental Education
FDEP Educational Resources for Recycling
EPA Environmental Kids Club

Useful Links

Living Green
Reduce Reuse Recycle
Earth 911
Orange County Solid Waste Information
Orange County Environmental Protection
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Recycling Program
FDEP'S List of local E-Waste Recycling