No Yard Waste Pick-Up in Sarasota County, No Recycling Pick-Up in Bradenton....
Please see below for a service change updates
Effective Monday, July 20, Sarasota County will be temporarily suspending curbside collections for yard waste in unincorporated Sarasota County for up to three weeks due to the impacts of COVID-19 being experienced by Waste Management staffing.
Please see this link for staff interview footage.
Sarasota County Residents can dispose yard waste at the Central County Landfill during operating hours, standard disposal fees will apply.
Central County Solid Waste Disposal Complex (Landfill)
4000 Knights Trail Road, Nokomis
Administration Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Landfill and C&D Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Landfill and C&D Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Curbside garbage and recycling collection will continue to run with no changes in service.
City of Bradenton
The City of Bradenton has extended their temporary pause on recycling pickup's for another week due to the number of workers awaiting test results for COVID-19.
This temporary suspension of recycling pick up's, first started on Friday, July 10th and has now been extended to last through this Friday, July 24th,
There are still several employees in the Solid Waste Division who are quarantined, said Public Works Director Jim McLellan.
As the department remains understaffed, McLellan said the city will focus on garbage and yard waste pickup operations.
Get the latest from the city of Bradeton, right here: https://cityofbradenton.com/solidwaste