The unincorporated areas of Polk County receive yellow containers for curbside pickup one day each week. Place your recycling bin next to your garbage cart before 6 AM on your collection day.
The following items are accepted:
- All Non-Food Contaminated Paper and Paperboard (junk mail, newspaper, cereal boxes, etc.)
- Plastic Containers #1-6 (water and soda bottles, milk and detergent jugs, butter and yogurt tubs, etc.)
- Steel and Aluminum Cans
- Clear and Colored Glass, but NO ceramic mugs, mirrors or window panes
- Flatten all cardboard into 3 x 3 pieces.
Need a Recycling Bin?
Please call Polk County Waste & Recycling Division at (863) 284-4319 or request a recycling bin online using the online form.
Recycling Drop-Off Centers
A Recycling Drop Off Center is available at the North Central Landfill.
Have a Question?
Please call Polk County Waste & Recycling Division, Recycling Services at (863) 284-4319.