Thanksgiving Holiday Hours – Garbage, recycling, and yard debris will not be collected on Thursday, November 24 with all collections delayed one day and completed by Saturday, November 26. The Tillman Ridge and Stratton Road scale houses will be closed on November 24 and will resume standard hours on Friday, November 25.
State Road Debris Hotline – Please call the Florida Department of Transportation Debris Hotline at 904.825.5036 to report debris on a state road and request service. The Florida Department of Transportation is conducting the initial debris removal efforts on state roads. After the initial debris has been removed, all remaining collections will be resumed by St. Johns County and any requests should be reported to St. Johns County Solid Waste at 904.827.6980.
For information about Post-Hurricane Matthew Clean-Up, Please visit: sjcfl.us/HurricaneMatthewCleanUp
Disaster Debris and Household Waste Collection Schedules – For customers of St. Johns County solid waste services, Republic Services and Advanced Disposal have established temporary debris and household waste collection schedules in response to Hurricane Matthew. Updated Schedules
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.