Disposal Services for City Residents

The City of Tampa and Temple Terrace have joined forces with Hillsborough County to provide their residents with year-round disposal service of:

  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Household Electronics and Paint

Household hazardous waste

Materials accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers include household products containing hazardous ingredients and labeled with words such as poison, danger, toxic, flammable, corrosive and reactive.

Household Hazardous Waste collections are scheduled between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.:

Accepted Household Hazardous Waste Items

Household electronics and paint

Household electronics and paint collection services

Accepted Household Electronic Items

Household paint items

  • Limited to 10 one-gallon and 5 five-gallon containers per month (regardless of amount of paint in each container)
  • Containers must be sealed and leak free
  • Aerosol cans are not accepted

What to know before you go 

Tampa and Temple Terrace residents can take advantage of this service at Hillsborough County collection facilities for no additional charge by providing a valid driver's license as proof of City residency.

New Tampa residents receive solid waste services through Hillsborough County and have full customer access to all Hillsborough County facilities and services.

Important Note: For City of Tampa and Temple Terrace residents, only household hazardous waste and electronics recycling will be accepted at these locations. Contact your City solid waste provider for disposal options for other materials such as wood, furniture, construction debris, and household garbage.

Not sure if you’re a city or county resident?

Check your bill.

City residents pay solid waste collection and disposal fees to their local government on a utility bill.

City Solid Waste example bill

County residents pay for solid waste collection and disposal fees to Hillsborough County as an annual assessment on their property tax bill.

Sample of County Bill