Solid Waste Division



2020 Garbage Pickup Schedule

New Year’s Day 2021 Dec. 27, 2020 to Jan. 1, 2021 No pick up on Friday 1/1/2021.
Martin Luther King  Jan. 20 to Jan. 24, 2020 No pick up on Monday 1/20/2020.  All Services will be picked up on their next scheduled day.
President Day Feb. 17 to Feb. 22, 2020 No pick up on Monday 2/17/2020.  All Services will be picked up on their next scheduled day 
Memorial Day  May 25 to May 29, 2020 No pick up on Monday 5/25/2020.  All Services will be picked up on their next Scheduled day.
Independence Day  June 29 to July 4, 2020  No pick up on Friday, 7/3/2020. All services will be picked up on their next scheduled day. 
Labor Day Sept. 7 to Sept. 11, 2020  No pick up on Monday 9/7/2020.  All services will be picked up on their next scheduled day.
Veteran’s Day Nov. 9 to Nov. 13, 2020  No pick up on Wednesday 11/11/2020. No service change.
Thanksgiving Nov. 23 to Nov. 27, 2020  No pick up on Thursday 11/26 and Friday 11/27/2020. All Services will be picked up on their next scheduled day.
Christmas Holiday 2020  Dec. 21 to Dec. 25, 2020 No pick up on Thursday 12/24/2019 and Friday 12/25/2020. All Services will be picked up on their next scheduled day.

City Code Sec. 58 Solid Waste


GARBAGE (Includes food & other household waste)
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Garbage must be bagged and tied and placed in the container provided by the City. Do not place loose garbage in the container.  Garbage should be placed curbside no later than 7a.m. on collection day. The City provides twice a week pickup on the following days:      Monday & Thursday         Tuesday & Friday

YARD WASTE  (grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs, palm fronds, etc.)
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Must be placed at curbside in plastic bags for pickup.  Tree limbs which are too large for containers and not larger than 4" in diameter and 4' in length, may be placed at curbside in parallel stack of no more than 3'x3'x6' (54 cubic feet) for pickup.  Yard trash is limited to a maximum of 20 bags.

BULKY ITEMS (by appointment only, call (904) 297-7500, Option 3.  
Items such as appliances and furniture may be picked up in the following quantities, once per month by appointment only: 
-Furniture: 2 pieces     
-Appliances: 1 item

*Federal Law requires that all refrigerators & freezers shall have ALL doors removed prior to outside placement.

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PAPER WASTE: -Newspapers with inserts; clean & dry. Either bundled or placed in brown paper grocery bags  -Cardboard; clean & dry.  Must be flattened & cut to   a size no bigger than 3' x 3' -Magazines & catalogs; clean & dry

RIGID CONTAINERS: -Steel (tin) cans; empty & no lids -Aluminum beverage cans; empty -All #1 & #2 recyclable containers with screw or pop tops.  No Lids.  Numbers may be found on the bottom of the   containers. -Glass Containers; empty & clean, brown, green or clear,   with no lids.  May Not Be Broken!
A recycle bin is provided by the City and should be placed at curbside, according to the times listed above.  Additional recyclables may be placed in brown paper bags & placed beside the bin for pick up. 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE The Rosemary Hill Solid Waste Management Facility accepts residentially generated hazardous waste such as:  -pesticides -paints -solvents -fuels -fertilizers -pool cleaner -auto cleaner -used oil
*Drop off is preferred on:  Mon-Fri  7:30a.m.-4p.m.

All garbage, yard trash & recyclables MUST be kept separate for pick up.  A mix of any of these items will result in no pick up service & the resident will be notified to separate the trash items.  Fines and penalties may be imposed.  (City Code Sec. 58-7)

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City Ordinance 0-06-2014 creating Solid Waste Franchise System

Application for Commercial Containerized Collection Franchise

Application for Construction and Demolition Collection Franchise

List of Non-Exclusive Commercial Containerized Collection Franchises

List of Non-Exclusive Construction and Demolition Collection Franchises