Solid Waste Disposal at
the Convenience Centers
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
- 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
four (4) bulk items per year for free, must contact your trash
hauler to make arrangements. The phone numbers are:
Central Carting & Disposal
- (352) 796-7411
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 assessment.
Note: All vehicles are subject
to load inspections.
- 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 Vehicles
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.
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