Solid Waste Department

Responsibilities
  • Operating the Citizen's Drop Off Area (CDA)
    • Accept and dispose of residential / household class 1 waste materials (garbage)
    • Support recycling operations for citizens who recycle their residential material
    • Provide facilities for residential: waste tires, batteries, scrap metal, cardboard, brush and construction and demolition debris, at the CDA
  • Manage and report on the closed landfill in cooperation with FDEP
  • Coordinate and support the annual hazardous waste Amnesty Day in Sumter County each Spring
  • Submit the Annual Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials Report
  • Provide commercial waste haulers with an in-county disposal site (currently Sumter Sanitation in Wildwood)
Additional Resources
Customer Satisfaction Survey
Sumter County Solid Waste Department is committed to providing the highest level of service to its customers. In order to assess customer satisfaction, please take a moment to complete our online customer satisfaction survey.

Upcoming Holiday Schedule
  • Closed on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day
  • Closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 and open Saturday, July 5, 2014
Mission
The mission of the Solid Waste Department is to provide the citizens of Sumter County excellent service while maintaining a cost effective Citizen's Drop Off Area (CDA) that follows the guidelines of local, state, and federal rules and regulations. In addition, the employees of the Solid Waste Department promote a safe work environment not only for themselves, but for the public as they visit our facility.