Garbage & Recycling

Garbage Pickup

Curbside garbage pickup will be collected on your designated day. A 95-gallon trash can is provided by Waste Connections of Florida for each customer.  A sanitation fee of $21.87 per month will be added to your monthly utility invoice. If you need an additional can, it can be requested by visiting or calling City Hall at 352-429-2141, option 1. A fee of $15.97 will be charged for each additional can and will be added to your monthly bill. The City of Groveland offers a 65 gallon recycle cart. The fee for the 65 gallon recycle cart is $1.45 a month. If you want a 65 gallon recycle cart, please fill out the form on this website and return it to the utility billing department.

Please make sure your can is curbside by 5:00 a.m. on your designated pickup day.

Bulk Pickup

The City of Groveland and would like to inform you that large residential bulk items will be picked up on your regular garbage pickup day. You will be able to discard such items as furniture, mattresses, cardboard boxes, and grills (without gas or propane tanks). Larger bulk items, such as fences, drywall, wood, carpets, kitchen cabinets, etc., will need to be broken down into 3-foot-sections. Items should be placed curbside by 5:00 a.m. on your regular garbage day. Some items will not be accepted for pickup.

Yard Debris Pickup

Yard debris is also picked up on your designated garbage day. Waste Connections of Florida will collect all grass and leaves that are bagged or placed in receptacles (not Waste Connections of Florida cans) and placed curbside every garbage day by 5:00 a.m. Bags and receptacles should not exceed 50 pounds in weight. All brush and shrubbery trimmings must be cut in 3-foot lengths, tied in bundles, and they should not exceed 50 pounds. No tree stumps, dirt, or rocks will be collected. Please do not mix yard waste with household trash.

Holiday Pickup

There will be no pickup on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Pickup will resume on the following working day or such other day as agreed upon by the city and Waste Connections of Florida. Notifications will be placed on your monthly water bill.

Christmas Service

Cardboard boxes and wrappings can be placed curbside and picked up without restriction except as to weight. Natural Christmas trees, no more than 60 pounds in weight and 6 feet in length, will be picked up during the months of December, January, and February.

Recycling Pickup

Recycling pickup is also on your designated day. Please place your recycling bin curbside along with your WSI can. A recycling bin can be obtained by calling City Hall free of charge. There is no additional cost for recycling since it is included in your current solid waste removal charges. Customers will receive 2 recyclable bins. Please remember to rinse all cans, jars, and bottles. At this time, cardboard containers such as juice and cereal boxes are not collected for recycling.

Acceptable Items for Recycling

Items that can be recycled include:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass and plastic bottles
  • Magazines
  • Metal cans
  • Newspapers

Cardboard boxes can be placed along with the other curbside recyclables. Cardboard boxes must be flattened and cut into 2 foot by 3 foot or smaller sections and placed in the recycle bins or underneath it. Encourage your neighbors to recycle too!

  1. Special Pickup Items
  2. Unaccepted Bulk Items

The following items will be removed as a special pickup on Wednesdays:

  • Air conditioners
  • Clothes dryers
  • Conventional and microwave ovens
  • Electronic equipment (such as televisions and computers)
  • Freezers
  • Other similar domestic items
  • Refrigerators
  • Washing machines
  • Water heaters

You will need to call Progressive Waste Solutions directly at 352-323-0824 to make arrangements for pickup of these types of items. Please remove the doors on these items for safety reasons.