Recycle Your Newspapers

Orange County– Recycling is required by Orange County Code. Orange County has a two-bin recycling program. Recycling service is provided once a week. If you are a resident in unincorporated Orange County and you need to find out your recycling collection day, you may access collection days and hauler information online.  You may also call the Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601 or send an e-mail to

Osceola County–  these are the drop off locations for Osceola County:

Seminole County–  The Seminole County Solid Waste Management Division offers residential recycling collection service to all households in the unincorporated Seminole County area that participate in the curbside collection service.
The following items ARE accepted in the curbside recycling program:
•    Pasteboard (i.e., cereal boxes, empty paper towel and toilet paper rolls, soda boxes, beer boxes, tissue boxes, gift boxes, pizza boxes and shoe boxes)
•    Brown paper grocery bags (no wax, no wet strength material, no liners)
•    Corrugated cardboard (flattened and cut down to no larger than 3 ft. by 3 ft.)
•    Newspaper, supplements, magazines and catalogs
•    Plastic #1-7 (#’s on bottom of containers) Remove all lids
•    Glass bottles and jars (clear, green and brown) Remove all lids
•    Aluminum cans
•    Steel cans and tin household containers, such as food cans
•    Telephone Books
•    Christmas Trees (only during end of year, check announcements & calendar for acceptable times)
•    Please rinse out all containers and discard lids
These items ARE NOT included in the curbside recycling program:
•    Plastic bags
•    Motor oil or pesticide containers
•    Light bulbs or drinkware
•    Aluminum foil or pie plates
•    Paint or pesticide cans
•    Electronic devices
•    Egg cartons and styrofoam trays

Volusia County–  Who receives service from Volusia County?
•    Single-family dwellings on less than 10 acres
•    Multi-family dwellings up to four units
•    Unincorporated Volusia County
Residents should place their recycling bins with recycling materials at the curb by 6 a.m. for pick-up on their scheduled recycling day.
Stuff left in your bin?
Materials that mistakenly have been placed at the curb for recycling will be left inside the recycling bin. If you have questions regarding materials, please contact your waste hauler or Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division at:
•    386-257-6021 in Daytona Beach
•    386-943-7889 in West Volusia
•    386-423-3862 in New Smyrna Beach
•    407-574-0598 in Osteen

Brevard County– mandatory program. Here are the specifics:

Lake County– no curbside program.  Here are the dropoff places in Lake:

Polk County– The unincorporated areas of Polk County receive yellow containers for curbside pickup one day each week.
Recycling Drop-Off Centers
All centers take recyclable items at free of charge. All recyclables other than paper should be rinsed and drained. All recycling centers collect the following items:
•    Glass Bottles & Jars
•    Non-Food Contaminated Paper & Paperboard
•    Plastic Containers #1-6
North Central Landfill
10 Environmental Loop
Winter Haven, FL 33880
The Recycling Center in Lake Wales has closed.
Have a Question?
Please call Polk County Waste Resource Management, Recycling Services at (863) 284-4319 or Republic Services at (863) 665-1489.