Waste Services

The City of Sanford's Waste Services unit seeks to keep the City of Sanford healthy, safe, and attractive by providing prompt, efficient, and reliable garbage and recycling pickup as well as by collecting household debris.


Sanitation services are contracted to Waste Industries for one pickup weekly of garbage (brown cart) and every other week pickup of recyclables (blue cart).

Solid Waste

The goal of the City's Solid Waste program is to provide residents with cost-effective debris collection consisting of yard waste and bulk trash pick-up to ensure everyone's health and safety while maintaining a pleasing appearance.

Hazardous Waste

Lee County Government's Solid Waste Division hosts an annual Household Hazardous Waste Day event on the first Saturday of November each year at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The event, which is open to all Lee County households, is an opportunity for residents to safely dispose of household hazardous waste items including but not limited to kitchen cleaners, paint, batteries, motor oil, pesticides, and pool chemicals. See a full list of eligible items here.