Residential Trash, Yard & Bulk Waste


The Dunedin Solid Waste Division provides collection of household garbage (automated green cart) and yard debris/bulky items (manually) once per week. The collection of mixed recycling (automated blue cart) is currently provided by WastePro once per week.

Residential trash, recycling, and yard waste pickup is done once a week. To find your pickup day, use the street scheduler below.
For commercial or temporary pickups, please contact the Solid Waste Division at 727-298-3215.

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Step 1.Residential Trash Collection

  • Collection is provided once a week for garbage, recycling, and bulk/yard waste collection.
  • All services take place on the same day.
  • The City provides the one garbage roll cart and one blue recycling roll cart.
  • Additional garbage roll carts are available for half the monthly rate.
  • This service is provided to Dunedin residents at $22.76 per month.

Step 2.Collection Day

Step 3.Tips & Information

  • Place all materials to the curb no earlier than 6:00 pm the night before collection, or at least by 6:30 am on the day of collection.
  • Leave at least 3 feet of space between the roll carts and other bins & fixed objects.
  • Roll Carts should be removed from the curb by 7:00 am the day following collections.
  • Additional charges for bulky items, appliances and over-sized brush or yard debris may apply (Resolution no. 06-40). Please contact Solid Waste for disposal or special service options if you receive a courtesy notice.
  • Placement of materials in the public right-of-way (curb) is done so as a request for service and will be removed by the Solid Waste Division accordingly.
  • To avoid attraction and infestation of bugs and rodents, please bag your household garbage before placing in the cart.


Step 1.Yard Waste Services

The Dunedin Solid Waste Division provides manual collection of yard waste and bulk debris once per week on your regular garbage/recycling collection day. Place bulk items at least 3 feet away from automated automated carts and place them on the curb by 6:30 a.m.

Step 2.Guidelines

  • Up to 21 sturdy bags of leaves, weighing less than 50 lbs each. If they rip, they will be left at the curb.
  • Containerize loose yard debris in personal 32 gallon Rubbermaid or equivalent cans purchased by the resident, weighing less than 50 lbs each.
  • Small manageable piles that are bundled for manual (picked up by hand) collections  and weighing less than 50 lbs, not to exceed an overall amount of 4 cubic yards (Volume of approx 2 standard refrigerators)

    *Please leave at least 3 feet of clearance between yard waste and your automated carts.

Step 4.Service Level

When the service level is exceeded in one or more of the following categories you will receive courtesy notice to contact Solid Waste for alternative disposal options:

  • Yard debris not bundle/ties for manual collections
  • Bundles weigh 50+ lbs
  • Cans larger than 32ga OR weigh 50+ lbs
  • Bags too weak OR weigh 50+ lbs
  • Limbs over 4 feet in length
  • Logs over 4" in diameter
  • Overall amount exceeds 4 cubic yards total

Step 5.Other Options

If the yard clean out is substantial, or taking the time to bundle and containerize the yard debris at the curb to adhere to monthly service parameters is not feasible or undesirable, fee based claw services are available to customers. For more info, see Temporary Dumpsters/Claw Services.


Step 1.Bulk Items Collection

  • Large items, such as furniture and boxes, that will not fit in the automated containers can be placed at the curb on your regular collection day. Bulk components for single family homes include up to 2 pieces of bulk per week for no additional cost.
  • Additional bulk items are permitted curbside, please contact Solid Waste (727) 298-3215 or SolidWaste@DunedinFL.Net for information on what is permitted.

Step 3.Examples

  • Bed or entertainment center
  • A grill without the propane tank
  • Lawnmower drained of all fluid
  • A box of hangers or knick-knacks
  • Area rug, rolled (folded into 4 foot length if necessary)
  • Bikes/children's toys without rechargeable batteries
  • Patio chairs

*Please leave at least 3 feet of clearance between bulk items and automated carts and place the items at the curb by 6:30 a.m.


Step 1.Appliance Disposal

The Solid Waste Division insures that appliances containing ozone depleting gases, like Freon, are recovered and recycled properly.

Step 2.How to Dispose

  • Curbside customers (bill paid directly to the City) can contact Solid Waste to schedule large appliance curbside pick up.
  • Place at curb, leave 6 feet of space between the appliance and your garbage container and any other fixed obstructions (cars, mailboxes, etc.)
  • Please contact the Solid Waste Division 727-298-3215 or to schedule a special pick.

Multi-family collection (bill paid to association) of large appliances (along with other bulky items) must be routed through approval of the community's HOA, management company, or representative of the utility account. Electronic collections not provided in multi-family from communities or mobile home parks.

Pinellas County Hazardous Waste

The Department of Solid Waste’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program diverts household hazardous waste from the municipal solid waste stream for proper recycling and disposal. The HHW Program currently collects chemicals through the following programs for free:

Unincorporated Pinellas County Residents

As of June 1st, 2019 Dunedin Solid Waste is no longer renewing or accepting any new accounts in the Pinellas County Unincorporated area. Residents of the "open market" areas  have their choice of private haulers. Pinellas County Solid Waste offers a database of available haulers which can found below.