Charlotte County (zip code: 33927 – 33983) is a county near Manatee County, Hillsborough and Sarasota in the state of Florida, in the United States. Like other counties in the country, Charlotte County offers its residents a trash collection program through which the citizens can get rid of their daily household trash, recyclables, hazardous waste and bulky items.
Following are the details about the Charlotte County trash pickup schedule:
Charlotte County Trash Pickup Schedule
Trash collection takes place once every week in Charlotte County. However, the garbage pickup days vary from street to street.
You can have your complete trash schedule and garbage collection days checked from this trash collection map:
Charlotte County Trash Holiday Schedule
Here is the complete holiday trash schedule for the county of Charlotte.
- New Year’s Day – January 2, 2023 – No collection takes place. The schedule is shifted to the next day till the end of the week.
- Martin Luther King Day – January 16, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Presidents Day – February 20, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Patriots Day – April 17, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Memorial Day – May 29, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Juneteenth – June 19, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Independence Day – July 4, 2023 – No collection takes place. The schedule is shifted to the next day till the end of the week.
- Labor Day – September 4, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Columbus Day – October 9, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Veterans Day – November 11, 2023 – No change in schedule.
- Thanksgiving Day – November 23, 2023 – No collection takes place. The schedule is shifted to the next day till the end of the week.
- Christmas Day – December 25, 2023 – No collection takes place. The schedule is shifted to the next day till the end of the week.
Charlotte Recycling Schedule
Charlotte county collects recyclables from the curbside once every week. However, different regions have distinct pickup days.
Recyclables include newspaper, office paper and magazines, plastic bottles, envelopes and wrapping paper, construction paper, junk mail, books and paper bags, catalogs, glass jars and bottles, food cans etc.
Charlotte County Bulk Pickup Schedule
Bulk pickup takes place once a week in Charlotte county. However, no more than four yards of bulky waste is allowed to be placed at the curbside at a time.
Place the heavy items at the curbside on the same day as your garbage collection day.
Bulky waste items are those which are very heavy and large and hence cannot be placed inside regular trash cans. These items include mattresses, furniture, television and electronics etc.
Charlotte County Yard Waste Collection
Yard waste collection also takes place once every week, on the same day as your trash and recycling pickup days.
You can find out your collection days by having a search through this yard waste collection map.
For more information regarding green waste disposal, check out this pdf.
Yard waste includes tree branches, leaves, grass, brushes and other vegetative materials. Dirt, rocks and sand, cement and concrete, wood to which glue is added, recyclable items, animal waste and dead animals should not be added to yard waste.
Charlotte County Hazardous Waste Disposal
Hazardous items are the ones which can catch fire easily or which contain toxic chemicals dangerous for human health. Some of the examples are batteries and cells, glues and adhesives, furniture polish, swimming pool chemicals, brake fluid, photographic chemicals, medications, shoe polish, paints, pesticides and insecticides, fertilizers, varnishes etc.
Hazardous waste materials are picked up at the curbside and can also be taken to the drop-off facilities in Charlotte. One can dispose of hazardous waste items by placing them at the curbside on your trash, recycling and yard waste collection days. However, you have to make sure these toxic waste are placed at least 5 feet away from the garbage carts.
If you miss the curbside collection by any chance, take the household hazardous items to the facilities present in Port Charlotte and Englewood.
Charlotte County Trash Guidelines
Following are some garbage disposal guidelines for the Charlotte residents.
- Do not overfill the carts. This may result in the trash being thrown on the streets which will litter your area.
- Trash carts must be placed having a minimum of three feet distance with each other.
- Throwing garbage on the streets and roads is not allowed and should not be practiced by the citizens.
- Wash and dry the containers on a regular basis to ensure proper cleanliness.
- In case you miss a pickup or you need information regarding Charlotte county’s trash schedule, call 941 629 1106.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Recap – Charlotte County Trash Pickup Schedule
Garbage and recycling collection in Charlotte County takes place on a regular basis, however, the schedule changes a little during the weeks of some public holidays like New Year’s Day, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and some other city holidays. For more information regarding the Charlotte county trash pickup schedule, call waste management by dialing 941 629 1106.