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2023 Recycle Guide now available

The new and updated 2023 Recycle Guide is now available at schools, libraries throughout Pinellas County and online. The guide provides readers......


Why Recycling Is Important

The information below outlines the importance of recycling and how participating in recycling programs in Pinellas County assists the Pinellas County Department......


How to recycle right this holiday season

Between Thanksgiving week and New Year’s Day, people generate 25 percent more waste than they do on average. But there’s good news.......


Solid Waste and Animal Services Partnership: Pet Supply Donation Drive

In July, the departments of Solid Waste (DSW) and Animal Services teamed up for a pet supply donation drive! The donated supplies......


Government-Issued Identification Card FAQ

Contact Us For more information about this new procedure, contact us at (727) 464-7500 or


2021-22 Waste Composition Study

Pinellas County Department of Solid Waste 2021-22 Waste Composition Study...


Household Electronics Program Change

What is the change? As of October 1, 2022, collected household electronics will be sent to the Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Facility, not to......