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City of Port St. Lucie

Recycling Services:

Recycling carts are picked up once a week in either a 35 gallon cart or a 65 gallon cart. Carts are to be at the curb no later than 7:00 am on your service day. Have the opening of the cart facing the road and at least 3 feet from your mail box or your garbage can. The materials acceptable in your single stream recycling cart are:

  • Mixed paper (phone books, magazines, office paper, file folders, brown paper bags, catalogs, paper boxes.
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened to fit into the cart)
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil and pie plates
  • Metal cans, pots and pans
  • Plastics (water bottles, soda bottles, milk jugs, laundry jugs, plastic containers
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Empty aerosol cans

Unexceptable Items:

  • Hoses
  • Any kind of propane tank
  • Construction waste
  • Plastic bags, bubble wrap, shrink wrap
  • Plants, tires, styrofoam, clothing, hazardous waste, electronics, toys