Solid Waste Disposal at the
The Convenience Centers are for
HERNANDO COUNTY RESIDENTS' USE ONLY. Any and all businesses ARE
PROHIBITED from using the Convenience Centers. ALL business waste
MUST be transported to the NORTHWEST FACILITY.
The Following Items are accepted at the Transfers Stations
- Household garbage - Kitchen
and table food waste, packaging, clothing, etc.
- White Goods - Washers,
dryers, stoves, refrigerators, hot water heaters, etc.
- Metal - Tin roofing,
shelving, bicycles, fencing, lawn mowers, etc. Must be free
of gas and oil.
- Tires - Residents can bring
in 8 car tires per year per household.
- Used Oil - Each household
may bring in 5 gallons per month.
- Electronics -TV's, Computer
Equipment, Audio & Video Equipment, etc.
- Fluorescent lamps - Up to,
but not exceeding four foot lamps.
- Used Sharps - (Syringes and
lancets) The resident must place their used sharps in the
biohazard container at the facility.
- Lead Acid Batteries - Car,
boat, motorcycle, and small truck batteries.
- Nickel Cadmium Batteries -
Rechargeable types: Power tools, cell phones, etc.
The West Hernando and East
Hernando Convenience Stations will be accepting Construction &
Demolition Debris (C&D) and Furniture. Please remember that the
Convenience stations are for Residential Use only, and standard
trailer rules still apply.
Anyone wishing to disposal of
bulk items per year for free, must contact your trash hauler to
make arrangements. The phone numbers are:
Central Carting & Disposal -
Waste Management - (800) 255-7172
Seaside Sanitation - (800) 282-9820
Republic Services (aka Seaside Sanitation) (800)
Other than used oil and paint
products , All automotive Fluids (such as fuel, antifreeze, and
brake fluids); and chemicals such as pesticides, herbicides,
pool chemicals, and solvents are not accepted at the Convenience Centers. These materials must be taken to the Household
Hazardous Waste Collection Center at the Northwest Solid Waste
and Recycling Facility, or you can contact Jeff Howley at
754-4906, for the next scheduled Amnesty Day date.
Solid Waste Assessment & Residential Barcode ID Tags
Residential Barcode ID Tags (R-BITs)
are issued to residents that are assessed for solid waste
disposal. Only debris coming from assessed residential property,
transported by the resident, can be accepted at the Convenience Centers.
The amount of waste that can be
disposed of without an additional charge is limited. The Solid
Waste assessment is only designed to pay for typical, daily
household garbage. Re-roofing, remodeling or tearing down a
house is not covered by the assessment. Tree, bush and grass
clippings are included but, land clearing is not. The disposal
of boats, jet skis or any other vehicle is subject to a disposal
How to Obtain an ID Tag
Decals are obtained from Facility Attendant at any Solid & Waste
& Recycling location when you present your drivers license as
proof of residency or tax bill as proof of solid waste
Note: All vehicles are subject to
- Rental residents may obtain
an ID tag by providing identification and the property
owner's name or address.
- Household Hazardous waste is
accepted from residents of Hernando County only. Residents
of Citrus or Pasco Counties should call their respective
county for information or disposal:
Trailers and Oversized
No oversized vehicles (i.e. dump trucks, moving vans, etc.)
or trailers larger than 5' x 10' x 2' are permitted at the
Convenience Centers. Trailers larger than 5' x 10' x 2' must use
the Northwest Solid Waste and Recycling Facility.
Small Quantity Generator
Solid Waste Ordinance