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Winter Springs

Residential Recycling

Household recycling is collected one (1) time per week. Your pickup schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. Please place your household recycling curbside by 7 a.m.


  1. Aluminum – Empty cans and aluminum foil.
  2. Corrugated cardboard boxes – Please flatten, and either cut down or fold to a size of no more than 4′ X 4′ flattened. Staples and tape do not have to be removed.
  3. Glass – Clear & color food and beverage jars and bottles. Please rinse and remove food and other contents. Labels, rings and lids on glass containers are acceptable.
  4. Juice cartons – All drink boxes and milk/juice cartons.
  5. Magazines – Including catalogs and printed material with glossy pages.
  6. Mixed paper – Brown paper bags, junk mail, envelopes, copier paper, shredded paper, pizza boxes, cardboard egg cartons, paper towel & toilet paper rolls, cereal and shoe boxes.
  7. Newspapers – Includes all paper that is distributed with or as part of general circulation newspapers.
  8. Plastics – With the recycling symbol recycleRecycle #1-7 PET and HDPE containers such as beverage bottles, dishwashing soap bottles, shampoo bottles, plastic milk jugs, and detergent bottles. Please rinse and remove food and other contents. Labels, rings and lids on plastic containers are acceptable.
  9. Steel and tin cans – Please rinse or remove contents (empty aerosol cans are OK too).
  10. Telephone books

For more recycling information, to order bins or carts, please call Waste Pro at 407-774-0800 or visit


  1. Ceramics
  2. Christmas lights
  3. Coat hangers
  4. Computers, printers or other office equipment
  5. Electric cords
  6. Garden hoses
  7. Glass cookware/bakeware
  8. Household items – Cooking pots & pans, toasters, etc.
  9. Light bulbs (incandescent or fluorescent)
  10. Mirrors
  11. Plastic bags
  12. Plastics – Unnumbered or without recycle symbol
  13. Porcelain
  14. Styrofoam – Egg cartons, food containers, or packing material
  15. Window or auto glass


  1. Please do NOT place any recyclables in plastic bags.
  2. Plastic bags and Styrofoam containers can be recycled at local grocery stores with designated recycling bins.
  3. Fluorescent light bulbs can be recycled at a major home improvement store.
  4. Place yard waste at curb for the scheduled Wednesday pick up only. Please use a cart or can for loose cuttings, avoid using plastic bags. Paper yard waste bags are available at local hardware stores.
  5. Computers can be recycled at the Seminole County Central Transfer Station. For more information please call 407-665-2260.

Damaged recycle bins may be replaced by taking the damaged recycle bin to the City of Winter Springs at the Utility Billing Department, located at City Hall, 1126 East State road 434, Winter Springs. Additional containers may be purchased for a fee. For additional information please contact the City of Winter Springs at 407-327-2669.