The city is committed to diverting waste from landfills, recycling, and reducing carbon emissions from waste.

Residential Collection

Single-Family

Garbage

Garbage

Visit WastePro’s City of Winter Park website for your garbage collection pickup schedule.

  • Garbage must be placed in carts provided by the City of Winter Park/Waste Pro. If you need a new cart, request one now by contacting Waste Pro Customer Service.
  • All garbage should be bagged and placed inside the cart, do not overload the cart.
  • Carts should be placed at least 3 feet from mailboxes, utility boxes, trees and shrubs, with the hand and the wheels facing your house.
  • Carts may be placed curbside between 4 p.m. the night before collection and 6 a.m. on the day of collection and must be removed by 9 p.m. on the day of collection.
  • If you are physically unable to place your containers curbside, you may request a medical waiver from the city qualifying you for rear door services.
  • No household hazardous waste or electronic waste may be placed in carts, see our Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection options below.
  • For immediate removal needs and claw truck services, contact Waste Pro for a quote.
  • To report a problem or missed pickup, click the “Report a Problem” button located on the Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website.
Yard Waste

Yard Waste

Visit Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website for your yard waste collection pickup schedule.

  • All yard waste must be containerized.
  • If yard waste is unable to be containerized, it will only be collected if it is tied stacked and bundled, does not exceed four (4) feet in length (except palm fronds) or four (4) inches in radius, nor be greater than 50 pounds in weight for any piece or segment of such materials. Palm fronds stacked curbside shall be collected whole.
  • Yard waste in excess of three (3) cubic yards shall be assessed an extra charge.
  • For immediate removal needs and claw truck services, contact Waste Pro for a quote.
  • To report a problem or missed pickup, click the “Report a Problem” button located on the Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website.
Bulk/Appliances Waste

Bulk/Appliances Waste

  • Waste Pro collects bulk items such as appliances, furniture, etc. (not hazardous waste) free of charge from customers twice per year during the months of May and November.
  • Customers may order additional bulk pickup’s for an additional charge. Contact Waste Pro for a quote.
  • SAFETY NOTE: It is required that all doors from refrigerators and freezers be removed before being placed curbside to ensure children do not become trapped inside.
Recycling

Recycling

Visit Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website for your recycling collection pickup schedule.

YES!

✓ Clean Paper Only
✓ Flattened Cardboard
✓ Metal Cans
✓ Glass bottles, jars only
✓ Plastic containers (1, 2)

NO

✗ Plastic bags
✗ Food
✗ Liquid
✗ Styrofoam

To prevent contamination of the recycling stream:
If you’re not sure if something is recyclable or not, please put it in the trash bin.
  • Items for recycling must be placed in carts provided by the City of Winter Park/Waste Pro. If you need a new recycling cart, request one now by contacting Waste Pro Customer Service.
  • Do not place any recyclables in plastic bags.
  • All recyclables should be place inside the cart, do not overload the cart; excess recyclables should be placed in brown paper bags.
  • Cardboard boxes can be broken down and placed inside the recycling cart.
  • Carts should be placed at least 3 feet from mailboxes, utility boxes, trees and shrubs, with the hand and the wheels facing your house.
  • Carts may be placed curbside between 4 p.m. the night before collection and 6 a.m. on the day of collection and must be removed by 9 p.m. on the day of collection.
  • If you are physically unable to place your containers curbside, you may request a medical waiver from the city qualifying you for rear door services.
  • Plastic bags and Styrofoam containers can be recycled at your local grocery store
  • No household hazardous waste or electronic waste may be placed in carts, see our Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection options below.
  • To report a problem or missed pickup, click the “Report a Problem” button located on the Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website.

Multi-Family

Garbage

Garbage

Visit Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website for your garbage collection pickup schedule.

  • Garbage must be placed in carts/containers provided by the City of Winter Park/Waste Pro. If you need a new cart/container, request one now by contacting Waste Pro Customer Service.
  • All garbage should be bagged and placed inside the cart/container, do not overload the cart/container.
  • No household hazardous waste or electronic waste may be placed in carts, see our Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection options below.
  • For immediate removal needs and claw truck services, contact Waste Pro for a quote.
  • To report a problem or missed pickup, click the “Report a Problem” button located on the Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website.
Bulk/Appliances Waste

Bulk/Appliances Waste

  • Waste Pro collects bulk items such as appliances, furniture, etc. (not hazardous waste) free of charge from customers twice per year during the months of May and November.
  • Customers may order additional bulk pickup’s for an additional charge, contact Waste Pro for a quote.
  • SAFETY NOTE: It is required that all doors form refrigerators and freezers be removed before being placed curbside to ensure children do not become trapped inside.
Recycling

Recycling

Multi-family residential (apartments, senior living facilities, condos) can establish recycling collection through most haulers in the area. Contact our office directly for assistance in establishing a multi-family recycling collection program for your residential complex.

Waste Pro Customers: visit Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website for your recycling collection pickup schedule.

YES!

✓ Clean Paper Only
✓ Flattened Cardboard
✓ Metal Cans
✓ Glass bottles, jars only
✓ Plastic containers (1, 2)

NO

✗ Plastic bags
✗ Food
✗ Liquid
✗ Styrofoam

To prevent contamination of the recycling stream:
If you’re not sure if something is recyclable or not, please put it in the trash bin.
  • Do not place any recyclables in plastic bags.
  • All recyclables should be place inside the cart/container, do not overload the cart/container.
  • Please breakdown cardboard boxes and place them inside your recycling cart/container.
  • Plastic bags and Styrofoam containers can be recycled at your local grocery store.
  • No household hazardous waste or electronic waste may be placed in carts/containers, see our Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection options below.
  • To report a problem or missed pickup, click the “Report a Problem” button located on the Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website.

Single-Family & Multi-Family

Composting

By composting you can help reduce your overall landfill contribution and make organic matter able to improve the chemical, physical and biological characteristics of your soils. 

  • We are offering FREE backyard composters to Winter Park Residents. Request your free backyard composter today!
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  • Not sure where to begin? Check out the University of Florida IFAS Extension’s Composting Guide and Environmental Protection Agency’s Composting Guide for tips on composting at home.

Donate used clothing and shoes

The Mustard Seed Furniture and Clothing Bank helps rebuild the lives of families and individuals who have suffered disaster or personal tragedy by providing household furnishings and clothing while being environmentally responsible to our community. You can contact them by phone at 407-875-2040 to schedule a donation pickup. View a list of their most needed items.

The Winter Park Benefit Shop located on 140 W. Lyman Avenue (adjacent to City Hall) is always receiving donations. Proceeds go to help benefit local charities. You can contact them by phone at 407-691-7888 or through their Facebook page.

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Recycling

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste are collected at the Seminole County Central Transfer Station Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 1950 State Road 419 in Longwood. You can also drop off HHW and E-Waste at the Orange County Landfill 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 5901 Young Pine Road in Orlando.

Did you know that Goodwill and Dell have partnered to collect E-Waste at their Central Florida locations? Visit Dell Reconnect for the nearest location.

Prescription Drug Reclamation Station – Outdated, unwanted, and unused medicines can be safely disposed at the Winter Park Police Department’s Prescription Reclamation Station Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Public Safety Building at 500 North Virginia Avenue.

Recycling Drop-off Locations for Items Not Mentioned Above – The Earth911: Recycling Search Page can help you find the nearest drop-off location for your item.

Special Event Recycling

To request recycling services and bins at a special event, please contact the city’s Parks & Recreation Department at 407-599-3463.

Used Cooking Oil Recycling

Help the city prevent sewer backups within the city’s collection system as well as your home, visit the city’s Wastewater Treatment page for more details on where you can pick up a FREE shatter-proof container, drop-off location and more.

Recycling for items not mentioned above

The Earth911: Recycling Search Page can help you find the nearest drop-off location for your item.

Commercial Collection

Garbage

Garbage

To start or stop a commercial account, please contact Richard Castle at Waste Pro or call 407-288-4723.

  • Garbage must be placed in carts/containers provided by the City of Winter Park/Waste Pro.
  • All garbage should be bagged and placed inside the cart/container, do not overload the cart/container.
  • No household hazardous waste or electronic waste may be placed in carts, see our Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection options below.
  • For immediate removal needs and claw truck services, contact Waste Pro for a quote.
  • To report a problem or missed pickup, click the “Report a Problem” button located on the Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website.
Recycling

Recycling

Did you know that your business can potentially save money while recycling?

Businesses can establish recycling collection through most haulers in the area. Contact our office directly for assistance in establishing a recycling collection program at your facility.

Waste Pro Customers: contact Richard Castle at WastePro or call 407-288-4723, for more information on your recycling collection pickup schedule.

YES!

✓ Clean Paper Only
✓ Flattened Cardboard
✓ Metal Cans
✓ Glass bottles, jars only
✓ Plastic containers (1, 2)

NO

✗ Plastic bags
✗ Food
✗ Liquid
✗ Styrofoam

To prevent contamination of the recycling stream:
If you’re not sure if something is recyclable or not, please put it in the trash bin.
  • Do not place any recyclables in plastic bags.
  • All recyclables should be place inside the cart/container, do not overload the cart/container.
  • Please breakdown cardboard boxes and place them inside your recycling cart/container.
  • Plastic bags and Styrofoam containers can be recycled at your local grocery store.
  • No household hazardous waste or electronic waste may be placed in carts/containers.
  • To report a problem or missed pickup, click the “Report a Problem” button located on the Waste Pro’s City of Winter Park website.

Requests

Garbage/Recycling Bins

RESIDENTIAL – Garbage and Recycling must be placed in carts/containers provided by the City of Winter Park/Waste Pro. Click here to request one now!

COMMERCIAL – Garbage and Recycling must be placed in carts/containers provided by the City of Winter Park/Waste Pro. Contact Richard Castle at WastePro or call 407-288-4723, for assistance with your commercial account.

Backyard Composter

We are offering FREE backyard composters to Winter Park Residents. Check your eligibility by viewing a map of the City of Winter Park Boundary.

Request your free backyard composter today!
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