Residential Garbage & Yard Waste
residential garbage is collected twice per week.
for a color coded map to determine your garbage collection days.
automated trucks can only collect garbage in the carts provided by
the City of Orlando.
left at the curb for collection, carts should be placed at least two
feet from obstacles such as mailboxes, garages, utility boxes and
poles, as well as trees and shrubs.
household garbage should be bagged and placed
inside the cart to keep cart clean and prevent blowing
down boxes and place them in the cart.
overload the cart or place items on top of
the cart at the curb with the handle
and the wheels facing the house.
may be placed curbside between the hours of
5 p.m. the night before the schedule day of collection
and 6 a.m. on the day of collection.
The standard monthly
residential fee for solid waste pick up is currently $17.83, it is
billed by the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) on our customers
monthly utility bill.
must be removed from the curb by the morning after your collection.
Carts left on the curb the morning after the scheduled pickup may
result in a $25.00 roll back fee.
place hazardous waste, such as cleaning materials, oil, paint,
pesticides, or medical waste in the cart.
Click here for a color coded
map to determine the yard waste day in your area.
- Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves,
branches and twigs. Yard waste does not include landscape ties,
fences or landscape pressure treated wood.
- Yard waste must be bagged or tied in bundles not
exceeding 40 pounds each.
- Large branches must not exceed four (4) feet in
length, four (4) inches in diameter and 40 pounds in weight and must
also be bundled and tied.
- A maximum of four (4) cubic yards per week will
be collected. Four (4) cubic yards equals a stack 4 feet high, 4
feet wide and 7 feet long or approximately 30 bags.
- Yard waste that either exceeds four (4) cubic
yards, cannot be bundled, or weighs more than 40 pounds is
considered a special pick up and may incur an extra charge. Any
special pick up will incur a minimum $30 charge. Yard waste that
fills a claw truck will incur a $269.96 charge. Half a claw truck will
be a $134.98 charge, etc.
- Yard waste should be placed by the curb prior to
6:00 a.m. on the homeowner’s scheduled yard waste pick up day.
Please consult the map below to find your yard waste pick up day.
- Yard waste may not be placed inside the garbage
cart. If yard waste is placed in the garbage cart, the cart will not
be dumped until the yard waste is removed.