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 - Friday 
9 AM - 5 PM
8 AM - 4PM
Closed Sunday, Monday and some holidays

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


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  • Solid Waste & Recycling - General FAQ

    • How do I recycle plastic grocery bags and other plastic film items?

    • How do I sign up for curbside recycling?

    • I just moved to Hernando County and need to set up trash service. Who do I call?

    • What are the tipping fees for dropping off solid waste?

  • Solid Waste & Recycling - Disposal Assessment

    • What is the Solid Waste Disposal Assessment?

    • How long has the Solid Waste Disposal Assessment been in effect? Is this a new assessment?

    • Who pays for the Solid Waste Disposal Assessment?

    • What is the current assessment rate?

    • What is the assessment rate going up to?

    • Why is the assessment rate increasing now?

    • What capital projects are being funded by this assessment?

    • Why do we need storm debris removal?

  • Solid Waste & Recycling - Automated Garbage Collection

    • What are the garbage collection changes for 2019?

    • How are the automated trucks safer and more efficient?

    • Who will be doing pickups?

    • How is recycling and yard waste affected?

    • Will backdoor service be affected?

    • Will it affect seasonal exemptions?

    • What if I do not want to use the carts?

    • Will there be an option to have a smaller or larger cart?

    • What do I do with my old cans?

    • Is the price increase only in the universal (mandatory) area?

    • What are the costs for the new automated pick up?

    • With the increase, how do we compare to neighboring counties?

    • How do I know if I am part of the universal (mandatory) area to the subscription area?

    • What are the boundaries of the universal (mandatory) area?

    • What are the billing changes in the universal (mandatory) area?

    • How many other counties have placed solid waste collections on the tax bill?

    • I am exempt from taxes, will I still be required to pay?

    • Can I pay (or not pay) just the garbage portion of my tax bill?

    • If I am in the universal (mandatory) area and I do not pay my taxes, will my garbage still be picked up?

    • When did the universal (mandatory) area start?

    • Why does the universal (mandatory) area exist?

    • Why not make the whole county mandatory?

    • How will we handle missed collections since it's on the tax bill?

    • How am I billed if I am not in the universal (mandatory) area?

    • I just received my new garbage cart. How do I use it?

    • When do I start using my new cart?

    • What can I expect the first weeks of service?

    • What can I put in my cart?

    • What cannot be placed in my cart?

    • Can I use my old trash cans for extra trash?

    • Can I buy an extra cart at the local store that is made for use with automated equipment?

    • What if I have more waste than will fit in my cart?

    • What if I need a second cart?

    • How are bulk waste items such as furniture collected?

    • I did not receive a cart. What do I do?

    • I did not receive a postcard with my service days. What do I do?

    • What if my container is damaged or stolen?

    • What do I do with my cart if I move?

    • How do I know when to set my waste out during a holiday week?