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- Free Hazardous Waste Drop Off
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The City of Key West and Waste Management want to remind the community that Saturday is the monthly free hazardous waste and e-waste drop off for Key West residents at Indigenous Park, October 4th from 8 am until noon
- Meadows Area Trash Pickup Day to Change
Monday, September 22, 2014
Residents of the Meadows area will be seeing a change in their trash, yard waste and recycling collection day. As of October 2nd, collections will move from Tuesday to Thursday
- Solid Waste Transport and Disposal Fee Analysis
Thursday, July 14, 2011
This report examines the City's contract with Waste Management for the transport and disposal of our solid waste.
Please Note Address:
141 US Hwy 1
- Coming from Key West, turn left at Mile Marker 9
(the turn is exactly at mile marker 9)
- the road will curve to the left
- Turn right onto the black top road& follow to main entrance
(twolarge green buildingswill be visible)
Please feel free to call 305-809-3752 or 305-809-3754for further directions
The Solid Waste Department is responsible for properly handling and disposing of all Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated by the City of Key West. We also collect our City's recyclables. The transfer station is located on Rockland Key.
All of the MSW processed at the City Transfer Station is currently being transported to a Waste-to-Energy Facility in Broward County via a contract with Waste Management of Florida, Inc. Recyclables are taken to the Reuter Disposal and Processing Center operated by Waste Management in Pembroke Pines, FL.
We accept yard waste, construction debris and metal. However, all items must be separated by the customer before bringing it to the site. Customers bringing mixed loads will be directed by the scale attendant to unload these items in different locations on the property. WE DO NOT ACCEPT MIXED LOADS. Household trash may only be transported to the facility by the City's Franchise Contractor according to City ordinance.
The City of Key West is in the process of creating a Solid Waste Master Plan for the City. The goal with this plan is to create a map to guide the City towards increasing our recycling rate, maximizing our waste diversion, and creating a pathway towards a zero-waste community.
NEW HOURS EFFECTIVE
MONDAY AUGUST 20, 2012
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY: 5:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M.
SATURDAY: 6:00 A.M. TO 1:30 P.M.
The following hours are valid only through Saturday, August 18:
Monday thru Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.