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21030 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL  34601
Fax (352) 754-4485

Customer Service

Billing and Collections
7405 Forest Oaks Blvd.
Spring Hill, FL 34606

Fax (352) 688-5012

Emergency Service
(352) 754-4037
24 hrs. a day / 7 days a week
Solid Waste & Recycling Div.
14450 Landfill Road
Brooksville, Florida 34614
(352) 754-4112
Wiscon Maintenance

15400 Wiscon Rd
Brooksville, FL 34601


Water Quality Reports



Solid Waste and Recycling Division
14450  Landfill Road, Brooksville, Florida 34614  (352) 754-4112

landfillThe mission of the Solid Waste and Recycling Division is to provide adequate public solid waste management facilities and recycling programs which are fiscally sound and operated in accordance with all rules and regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), in order to protect the environment from degradation, promote good public health, and conserve natural resources.

Aerial View of Northwest Waste Management Facility

Current facility operations include:

2 lined Class I garbage disposal cells.
1 construction and demolition debris landfill.
A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center.
A Recyclable Materials Center.
Waste Tire Collection Center.
Leachate Collection and Storage Tank System.
A scrap metal sorting and storage area.
Two residential Convenience Centers

Household waste is deposited in a Class I landfill and covered with layers of soil. As garbage decomposes, a liquid substance called leachate forms. Leachate, along with stormwater and groundwater runoff, must be properly contained and treated so as not to pollute bodies of water surrounding the area. State-of-the art technology and methods are used in treatment of solid waste at the landfill.

Anyone wishing to dispose of four bulk items per year for free, must contact your trash hauler to make arrangements. The phone numbers are:

Republic Services (aka Seaside Sanitation) (800) 282-9820
                                                                (727) 868-2566

Interactive Map of Mandatory Garbage Pickup Collection

Upcoming News and Events

Volunteers needed for Solid Waste & Recycling Committee
(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County division of Solid Waste is recruiting volunteers to sit on an Advisory Committee on Solid Waste & Recycling. The Committee will review options and make recommendations for the upcoming Solid Waste Collection and Recycling Contracts, which would become effective January 1, 2019.
Click for events, dates, and locations. details     Updated:August 22, 2016


Holiday Closures

All sites are closed AND there is no garbage pickup on the following Holidays:

New Years' Day

Memorial Day

Fourth of July

Labor Day



PLEASE NOTE: If a holiday falls on your collection day and it is one of the holidays that there is no collection, your next scheduled pick up day will be when your garbage is collected.

Solid Waste

Residential Convenience Centers

Facility Locations

Solid Waste Franchised Haulers


Recycling Information

Recycling Locations

 Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste

Small Quantity Generator Program (SQG) - Business

a Week Watering

One day per week watering restrictions continue as of 7/31/12: SEE NOTICE

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