Santa Rosa County will accept vegetative debris caused by the June 18 severe weather event free of charge at the Central Landfill, 6337 Da Lisa Road in Milton beginning Fri., June 23 until close of business on Mon., July 10. The county will not be picking up debris. Fees will only be waived for vegetative debris. No mixed loads. Mixed loads will be charged the household rate.
This service is for residents only and an ID must be presented at the scale house to prove residency. Commercial haulers will be accepted with submission of work orders for locations within Santa Rosa County. Commercial haulers must present a copy of work orders at the scale house upon each entry.
The Central Landfill is open Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The landfill will be closed on Tue., July 4 in observance of Independence Day. For questions, call 850-981-7135.
As an alternative, residents may work with their waste haulers to have vegetative debris picked up.
- Yard waste collection is included in weekly pickup service if properly prepared for collection.
- All small debris such as leaves, pine straw, and grass clippings should be placed in the provided brown cart.
- Items too large for the cart such as tree limbs, palm fronds, etc., should be bundled and neatly stacked in piles no longer than six feet, six inches in diameter, and less than 50 pounds per bundle
- Bundles must be secured with twine or string, no metal wire or any other material.
- Secured bundles should not exceed three feet wide, three feet high, and six feet long.
- Yard debris does not include debris generated by tree surgeons, commercial landscape, or lawn maintenance contractors
- Contact 850-365-1900 for larger piles of yard debris.
- More information for north Santa Rosa County and south Santa Rosa County.
- Yard waste is picked up once a month, contact Adams Sanitation when yard waste pickup is needed, 850-537-3282.
- The leaves should be in the standard 95 gallon trash bin.
- Limbs should be no larger than six inches in diameter and four feet long.
- Bundles should be no more than three feet in total diameter.
- The limit for the once a month pick up is 10 piles of leaves and one bundle of branches.
- More information is available online.
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