Solid Waste

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.

  • Operating the Citizens' Drop-off Area (CDA)
    • Accept and dispose of residential / household class 1 waste materials (garbage)
    • Support single-stream recycling operations for residents who recycle their residential material
    • Provide facilities for residential: waste tires, batteries, scrap metal, cardboard, brush and construction and demolition debris, at the CDA 
  • Coordinate and support the bi-annual Household Electronics and Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection in Sumter County each Spring and Fall
  • Submit the Annual Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials Report to FDEP 

Additional Resources

Single-stream Recycling    greenrecyclingsymbol

The single-stream recycling program at the CDA accepts the following recyclables at no cost to the residents of Sumter County:

  • Plastics #1 through #7
  • Aluminum, tin, and steel cans
  • Mixed paper (including magazines, newsprint, office paper, phone books, and catalogs)
  • Clean paper bags

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

Holiday Schedule

  • New Years Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day