Residential Collection

Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste & Bulk Item Pick up Collection Services

trash cart set out for collection curbside along with recycle bins and yard wasteThe Solid Waste Division oversees residential collection services within the limits of the City of Gainesville. Residential collection services for Garbage, Recycling (bottles, cans, papers), Yard Waste (yard trash), and Bulk Item Pick Up (furniture) are carried out by the city’s contractor Waste Corporation of America (WCA). Collections services for Appliances and Electronics are available by appointment. The combined collection services are charged to residents on their monthly Gainesville Regional Utility (GRU) bill under the heading “Refuse.”

Garbage

Recycling

Yard Waste

Bulk Item Pick Up

Report A Missed Collection

Collection services are once a week for residential homes on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. To determine your collection day, visit the online interactive collection schedule map or call 352-334-2330. During scheduled holiday weeks collections will be delayed by one day after the observed holiday day.

Find Out Your Collection Day

collection day map

Click on the map to find out your collection day

 Residential Refuse Service FAQ