Solid Waste

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No Trash/Recycling Pickup

Sumter County does not provide any trash or recycling pickup services. If you live within or near a municipality below, you will need to call them regarding available pickup services for your area. If no service is provided for your area, you will need to contact a private trash pickup provider.

The Villages CDD Customer Service – 352-753-4508

City of Wildwood – 352-330-1330

City of Coleman – 352-748-1017

City of Bushnell – 352-793-2591

City of Webster – 352-793-2073

City of Center Hill – 352-793-4431

Eligible Residential Drop-Off Items

Sumter County Solid Waste does provide a Citizen’s Drop-Off Area (CDA) at 819 CR 529, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 for residents to drop off the following acceptable items for a fee (See Fee Schedule below):

  • Residential/Household Class 1 Waste/Garbage
  • Residential Recyclable Materials – No Charge
    Plastics #1 through #7
    Aluminum, Tin, and Steel Cans
    Mixed Paper (Magazines, Newsprint, Office Paper,
    Phone  Books, Catalogs)
    Clean Paper Bags
  • Waste Tires
  • Batteries All batteries? Car, rechargeable, normal household batteries
  • Scrap Metal
  • Cardboard
  • Brush, Construction, and Demolition Debris
  • Electronics
  • Furniture


Click here to see the fees for Drop-Off.

Paint Disposal options

Paint cans are not accepted at the CDA.

  • If you have a large amount of paint, it is considered hazardous waste and we will only accept this item at one of the Mobile Collection days (see below).
  • If there is a small amount of latex paint left, open the paint lid and let the latex paint dry. Dried latex paint is not considered a hazardous waste and can be disposed with regular trash.
  • Small amounts of latex paint can also be mixed with kitty litter and allowed to dry with the lid off.
  • Empty paint cans should have the lid removed and can be disposed of with ordinary trash.

Hazardous Waste or Household Electronics

Sumter County does not accept hazardous waste at the CDA but does provide Mobile Collections events where citizens can drop-off hazardous waste or household electronics. This event is held two times a year in Spring and Fall at Lake Okahumpka Park (6085 E. SR 44, Wildwood, FL, 34785). Over 1,200 citizens in Sumter County participated in the event on November 3, 2018. The next collection is scheduled on April 6, 2019. Click here for flyer of what to bring and what not to bring.

Sharps Disposal Program

Disposal of needles and sharps is handled through the Florida Department of Health. Click here to find information about the Sharps Disposal Program.

The mission of the Solid Waste is to provide the residents of Sumter County excellent service while maintaining a cost effective Citizens' Drop-off Area (CDA) that follows the guidelines of local, state and federal regulations. In addition, the employees of Solid Waste promote a safe work environment not only for themselves, but for the public as they visit our facility.
Customer Satisfaction Survey
Sumter County Solid Waste Services Unit 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