Memorial Day Hours – The Stratton Road solid waste scale house will remain open on Monday, May 30, during standard business hours; however, the Tillman Ridge solid waste scale house will be closed during this time. Garbage, recycling, and yard debris collection schedules will not be delayed and will remain on the normal schedule.
Tillman Ridge Solid Waste Transfer Station will be closed May 14 through July 9 for repairs and refurbishing. Solid waste typically received at this facility, including household garbage, tires, pressure treated wood, and commercial waste, will not be accepted. However, recycling materials and household hazardous waste will be. The Stratton Rd Transfer Station will be open during this period. For more information, please contact Solid Waste Management at 904.827.6980. Tillman Ridge Closure
Miss a Community Collection day? Our transfer stations are open 6 days a week for your convenience.
Need to Clean Out the Medicine Cabinet? Check out the Sheriff's Office Operation Medicine Cabinet pharmaceutical take back program.
About the Solid Waste Department
The Solid Waste Management Department is responsible for the efficient management and operation of the Tillman Ridge Landfill. This includes proper disposal of residential and commercial waste, sludge generated by wastewater treatment plants, household hazardous waste, white goods and tires, operations and maintenance of the Leachate Collection System, monitoring of groundwater quality and gas migration, maintenance and monitoring of Phase 1, and the enforcement of Solid Waste Disposal Ordinances in conformance with the Environmental Protection Agency and Florida Department of Environmental Protection permits, regulations.
The Solid Waste Management Department also oversees the curbside pick-up of solid waste generated by residential households. This program, implemented in 1995, includes the oversight of franchised haulers to ensure a high quality of service is provided to county residents.
The Solid Waste Management Department provides education relating to recycling, litter control and prevention through various clean up, hazardous materials, and state grant programs. The hazardous materials program helps improve mosquito control, beautification of County lands, and increased protection of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of St. Johns County.