The last day residents can place storm debris for collection is Saturday, Dec. 31. Any storm debris already placed will continue to be collected.
Our debris contractor has increased the number of units deployed and is in the process of adding units in the coming days.
Waste Management will resume regularly scheduled yard waste collection on Monday, Dec. 19. Place your yard waste in a garbage can, paper lawn, and leaf bag or in tied bundles. Do not place yard waste in plastic bags.
Four locations for storm debris are open for residential drop-off only, with no contractors or businesses:
Placida West Boat Ramp, 12560 Placida Road, Placida
Florida Street, South County Area, 7000 Florida St., Punta Gorda
Mid-County Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facility, 19765 Kenilworth Blvd., Port Charlotte
West Charlotte Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facility, 7070 Environmental Way, Englewood
Locations are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and accept only white goods, storm-related yard or vegetation debris, and construction and demolition debris from residential properties. Trailers cannot exceed 12 feet in length.
The Mid County Mini-Transfer and Recycling Facility is now accepting household hazardous waste and hypodermic needles (sharps) from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday.
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