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Wakulla Customers

Guidelines for Wakulla Residential Garbage & Recycle Service

For more information or assistance please call 850-926-7010

Residential Garbage Service

  • Pickup once per week – 95 gallon carts provided by Waste Pro USA.
  • Garbage must be placed curbside the night before collection day, or prior to 5:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of collection.
  • Items NOT accepted for pickup include: hazardous waste, vehicle tires & batteries, paint, sludge, Freon & non-Freon appliances, construction debris, hot ashes, and all prohibited waste under this contract.

Residential Recycling Service

  • Pickup every week – 18 gallon bin.
  • Recyclables must be placed curbside the night before, or prior to 5:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of collection.
  • Items accepted for pickup include: Bi-metal and aluminum cans, clear, green brown container glass, plastics #1- #7, corrugated cardboard, newsprint and magazines.

Yard Waste Service

  • Service not available. However, items may be brought to the transfer station and disposed of for a fee.

Bulk Waste Service

  • Will be picked up monthly on the first Saturday of each month. Customer must call in to schedule bulk pick, not to exceed 2 yards. Resident will be responsible for all charges beyond 2 yards.
  • Transfer Station is open 3 days per week (Monday, Friday and Saturday) for bulk waste and white goods on a fee based volume. Recycle is also available for free. Hours of Service will be 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday and Friday and 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday.
  • Items NOT accepted for drop off include: hazardous waste, batteries, paint, sludge, Freon appliances, hot ashes, and all prohibited waste under this contract.

Holiday Schedule

There will be no pickup on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

ROUTES WILL BE PUSHED BACK BY ONE DAY FOLLOWING A HOLIDAY

For example, if Christmas Day is Tuesday and your normal service day is Wednesday, you will be serviced on Thursday. Customers who are normally serviced on Friday of that week will be serviced on Saturday.

Guidelines for Commercial Garbage Service

All Containers

Containers must not be blocked and trucks must have access to provide service.

Please make sure waste is contained, within safe capacity levels and not overflowing. Drivers may not be able to service overloaded containers.

Please do not place any hazardous materials in container. This includes: any waste solid or liquid waste material resulting from the manufacturing or use of pesticides, highly flammable or explosive wastes, caustic wastes, toxic wastes, and any other material that the Health Authority determines to be a likely hazard to the public health, safety or environment.

Containers must be placed and remain on a hard, level surface and must be secure.

The placement of enclosures and containers can have a direct effect on safety. An improperly placed enclosure or container may lead to accident, injury, or property damage. Check with your Waste Pro USA representative to ensure safe placement.

Additional Guidelines for Roll-off Containers

Containers may not be loaded above the top of the container and the weight must be evenly distributed.

Thirty (30) yard containers may not be used for concrete, dirt, stumps, bricks or any other heavy materials.

Twenty (20) yard containers must be used for very heavy loads and may be filled only half full.

Preferred maximum weight of 20,000 lbs. varies by state regulations.

There will be no pickup on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

ROUTES WILL BE PUSHED BACK BY ONE DAY FOLLOWING A HOLIDAY

For example, if Christmas Day is Tuesday and your normal service day is Wednesday, you will be serviced on Thursday. Customers who are normally serviced on Friday of that week will be serviced on Saturday.