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Collection Events

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Events 

Save the Day, Don't Throw it Away!

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 Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Events are supplemental services held on the first Saturday of the month between September and May at the Public Works Operations Center, 2280 Miccosukee Rd. We also participate in the City of Tallahassee's Cash-For-Trash events on the third Saturdays of April and October at the City of Tallahassee Solid Waste Services Facility, 2727 Municipal Way.

During the September 2018 to May 2019 season,  3,725 citizens dropped off 55.1 tons of hazardous waste and 42.9 tons of electronic scrap at our collection events. Thank you for your support.

Collection Event Dates and Locations

For citizen and staff safety, Collection Events are weather dependent and may be cancelled in the case of adverse conditions such as rain, lightning, or high winds. If you need to dispose of hazardous waste and an event is cancelled, the Hazardous Waste facility is open Monday- Saturday, 8 a.m - 5 p.m. 

November 2, 2019
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
December 7, 2019
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
January 4, 2020
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
February 1, 2020
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
March 7, 2020
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
April 4, 2020
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
April 18, 2020
8 AM to 2 PM
City of Tallahassee
Solid Waste Services Facility
2727 Municipal Way
May 2, 2020
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
June, July, August 2019 Summer Break, No Events
September 5, 2020
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
October 3, 2020
9 AM to 1 PM
Leon County
Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Rd
October 17, 2020
8 AM to 2 PM
City of Tallahassee
Solid Waste Services Facility
2727 Municipal Way

 


 

Leon County Dos and Don

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EVENT LIMITS

In order to safely and efficiently process accepted materials, we ask customers to limit themselves to 100 pounds or 10 gallons per vehicle. Over-sized loads will be directed to the Hazardous Waste Center. Neighborhood collections are discouraged due to safety issues of transporting large amounts of unsecured hazardous materials. Specific limits per vehicle include:

  •  1 tire
  • 25 fluorescent lamps
  • Propane tanks must be less than 40 lbs
  • 1 large screen television

 

These events are limited to hazardous waste, so furniture, bulky items, appliances, construction & demolition debris, yard debris, household garbage or Styrofoam cannot be accepted. Furniture, appliances and other bulky items can be picked up by Waste Pro on a call-in basis at (850) 606-1899. Yard Debris can be placed in paper bags for pick-up and must not be higher than 6 feet high, 4 inches in diameter and 4 feet wide. Learn more about what can and cannot be picked up curbside here. 

We cannot accept any medical waste such as sharps or medications/supplements. No radioactive materials will be accepted. 

Hazardous waste from non-household sources (businesses, agency, church or organizations) are not accepted at Collection Events. Disposal of non-household hazardous waste is by appointment only at the Hazardous Waste Center. Some fees apply.

For information about these events, call (850) 606-1803 or e-mailTo receive e-mail notifications of these events and other Leon County news, visit: www.LeonCountyFL.gov/News.