Contact

Northwest Solid Waste Management Facility (Main Landfill)
14450 Landfill Rd.
Brooksville, FL 34614

Phone (352) 754-4112

West Hernando Convenience Center
2525 Osowaw Blvd.
Spring Hill, FL 34607

Phone (352) 754-4770

East Hernando Convenience Center
33070 Cortez Blvd.
Ridge Manor, FL 33523

Phone (352) 540-6205

Utilities Administration
15365 Cortez Blvd.
Brooksville, FL 34613

Phone (352) 540-4368
Fax (352) 754-4485

 Hours of Operation

Main Landfill
Monday - Saturday 
8 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Sunday and some holidays

West Hernando Convenience Center
Tuesday - Saturday 
9 AM - 5 PM
Closed Sunday, Monday and some holidays

East Hernando Convenience Center
Tuesday - Saturday
9 AM - 5 PM
Closed Sunday, Monday and some holidays

 

Republic Services 

Residential Curbside Collection of Trash, Yard Waste & Recycling 

(800) 282-9820

Solid Waste and Recycling

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About Us

Facility Operations Include:

  • Lined Class I garbage disposal cells
  • 1 construction and demolition debris cell
  • Methane collection and conversion to energy
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Center
  • Recyclable Materials Processing Center
  • Yard Waste Recycling
  • Waste Tire Collection Center
  • Leachate Collection and Storage Tank System
  • Scrap metal sorting and storage area
  • Recycling Drop Off Centers
  • Two Residential Convenience Centers
  • Croom Landfill Post Closure Maintenance

Solid Waste & Recycling Factoids:

  • Opened in 1991
  • Receives approximately 400 tons of household and commercial trash daily
  • Receives approximately 35 tons of C&D daily
  • Receives approximately 20 tons of yard debris daily
  • Receives approximately 50 tons of old tires per month
  • Originally purchased 246 acres for the landfill, purchased additional 120 acres from adjacent mining operation
  • Garbage cells 1 & 2 are 28 acres combined, reached capacity in 2010 and have been partially closed with plastic liner placed on top and three sides, the unlined side will have garbage placed on it from the next cell
  • Cell 3 is 24 acres, and is currently an active garbage cell with approximately 10 years left of space available
  • The landfill property has over 75 years of space available for garbage cells and disposal
  • East Convenience center opened for operation in February 1994
  • West Convenience center opened for operation in December 1996
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management System
  • Serves over 300,000 customers per year at three locations
  • Responsible for disposal of solid waste for the entire County including residents in the City of Brooksville
  • Responsible for curbside collection and recycling in unincorporated Hernando County
  • Provides for Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste Enforcement