Garbage Information

Holiday Closures

As the Holiday Season approaches, please be aware of the following closures for garbage self-haul to the West Pasco Resource Recovery Facility and the East Pasco Transfer Station.

Holiday Closures for the Public & Independent Junk Removal Services

Veterans Day - - Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday - - Thursday, November 26
Thanksgiving Holiday - - Friday, November 27
Christmas Eve - - Thursday, December 24
Christmas Day - - Friday, December 25
New Year's Eve - - Thursday, December 31
New Year's Day - - Friday, January 1, 2021

Holiday Closures to Licensed Trash Haulers - Call Your Hauler for Pickup Schedule Changes

Thanksgiving Holiday - - Thursday, November 26
Christmas Day - - Friday, December 25
New Year's Day - - Friday, January 1, 2021

Starting on October 1st, 2020 the self-haul fee at the West Pasco Resource Recovery Facility and the East Pasco Transfer Station increased from $65.69 per ton to $72.08 per ton, or $3.60 per 100 lbs. Residents may still bring up to 8 bags of trash per day at no charge.

It can be hazardous to our dedicated sanitation workers to put out trash without bagging it first. Please help keep sanitation men and women safe by bagging all garbage for curbside trash pickup.


  1. Residential Self Haul
  2. Curbside Garbage Pickup
  3. Dumpster Service

If you bring items to either of our facilities, please see below for items we accept. Please tell the scalehouse what items you have so you are directed to the right area. Proof of Pasco County residency required for services.

Apple Pay and all other forms of contactless payment now accepted. 

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7am to 5pm; Please arrive by 4:30pm to ensure sufficient unloading time

Locations:

Solid Waste Items

Up to 8 bags of trash per dayNo Charge
Furniture$72.08 per ton ($3.60 for every 100lbs)
Construction Debris$72.08 per ton ($3.60 for every 100lbs)
Yard Waste$72.08 per ton ($3.60 for every 100lbs)
Mixed Loads$72.08 per ton ($3.60 for every 100lbs)
Tires (Car/Pickup)$2 per tire
Tires (Truck/Semi)$10 per tire
All other tires and loads over 10 tires$200 per ton
Refrigerators$3
Air Conditioners$3
MetalNo Charge (unless in a mixed load)

Household Hazardous Waste Items

The Household Hazardous Waste Center is open during regular hours. However, if you need assistance, or want to keep your container, please check the East or West pages to see attendant hours.

Computer Monitor, Tower, or Laptop
$5
Propane Tank - 20lbs
$5
Propane Tank - 50lbs
$5
TV - up to 35"
$5
TV - 36" and up, Projection, or Console
$10

Household Hazardous Waste Items at No Charge

Acetone
Aerosol Cans
Antifreeze
Ballasts
Battery Acid
Cleaning Chemicals
Fertilizers
Fluorescent Light Bulbs or  CFL's
Household Batteries
Gasoline or Diesel Fuel
Latex Paint
Lead Acid Batteries
Mineral Spirits
Pool Chemicals
Power Steering Fluid
Rust Removers
Thermostats
Thinners
Transmission Fluid
Used Motor Oil
Wood Stains

All forms of garbage are dropped off at county Solid Waste facilities. You may bring large and/or bulk items directly to Solid Waste facilities or you can contact your trash hauler for assistance. For additional information, contact Pasco County Solid Waste at (727) 856-0119 or go to the Resource Recovery link on this page.