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South County Yard Waste Processing Facility

South County Yard Waste Processing Facility
13001 Hwy 41 South
Gibsonton, FL 33602
Hillsborough County
Phone: 813/276-2927
Facility Contact: Eli Alvarado
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GPS: 27.958077, -82.459839
Facility Type: Yard Waste Collection Facility

Community Collection Centers
Solid Waste Management Administration
County Center - 24th Floor, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 272-5680
Fax: 276-2960

The department is responsible for the efficient and environmentally sensitive disposal of more than 907,134 tons of solid waste generated in the County this year. The system includes the Resource Recovery Facility, Southeast County Landfill, Transfer Stations, Community Collection Centers, recycling services, Household Chemical Collection Centers, and the Yard & Wood Waste Processing Facilities. The Resource Recovery Facility burns up to 1,200 tons of solid waste daily and produces enough electricity to power 15,000 homes.


  • Community Collection Centers

      Community Collection Centers may be used to dispose of collectible items by those residential customers who receive an exemption from curbside pick-up, and non-collectible items by non-residential customers. All Community Collection Centers are open Monday - Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

      Residents can access and use one of the County’s five Community Collection Centers and the Southeast County Landfill, free of charge, by presenting the on-site attendant their current property tax bill showing their solid waste collection and disposal assessments.

    • Alderman Ford Facility, 9402 S.R. 39, Lithia, Phone: 757-3820. Accepts collectible waste, non-collectible waste, scrap metal, tires, and lead acid batteries.
    • Hillsborough Heights Facility, 6209 C.R. 579, Thonotosassa, Phone: 744-5533. Accepts collectible waste, non-collectible waste, scrap metal, tires, lead acid batteries, and household recyclable materials.
    • Northwest County Facility, SR. 579, 8001 West Linebaugh Avenue, Phone: 264-3816. Accepts collectible waste, non-collectible waste, scrap metal, tires, lead acid batteries and recyclable curbside materials.
    • South County Facility, 13000 U.S. Hwy. 41 North of Big Bend Road, Phone: 671-7611. Accepts collectible waste, non-collectible waste, scrap metal, tires, and lead acid batteries.

  • Household Chemical & Electronics Collection
    • Household chemicals and electronics are accepted from 8AM to 2PM at the Northwest facility (9805 Sheldon Rd.) on the 1st Saturday of the month, the South County facility (Powell Rd., east off US 41, ¼ north of Big Bend Rd.) on the 2nd Saturday of the month, and the East County facility (Thonotosassa, CR 579, ¼ mile north of I-4, Exit 10) on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Materials accepted include paint, solvents, pool chemicals, hobby and craft supplies, lawn and garden chemicals, computers, stereos, televisions, etc. Collections are for residents only - NO chemicals or electronics will be accepted from commercial interests. Call 272-5680 or click on the link below for more information and maps to the collections.

      HomeSafeHome Household Chemicals and Electronics Collection ( PDF, 113KB )


  • Yard Waste Processing Facilities
    Hours of Operation



      All Customers
      Monday - Saturday
      7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

      Automatic Dumping Vehicles
      Monday - Saturday
      7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
    Locations



      Northwest County
      8001 West Linebaugh Avenue, Tampa
      (813) 264-3816

      Falkenburg / Resource Recovery
      350 North Falkenburg Road, Tampa
      (813) 744-5599

      South County
      13000 US HWY 41 South, Gibsonton
      (813) 671-7611

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