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Dept LogoThe Solid Waste Department (SWD) provides waste collection services to over 5,600 households. Your solid waste account is automatically opened when your electric or water service is activated. A solid waste collection charge of $18.75 will appear on your monthly utility bill. This collection charge is not a tax; it is a fee for waste collection services provided by the City of Bartow. SWD collects garbage, recyclables, yard waste, junk, furniture, tires, appliances, electrical items, dead domestic animals from City right-of-ways and much more. SWD provides roll-off containers for construction and demolition debris removal. For more details, please see Recycling and Roll-Off Service webpages.

Side Loader Truck
The City uses automated trucks to collect all waste ONCE-PER-WEEK. Garbage, yard waste, junk, appliances, and recyclables are collected on the same day, once-per-week. Please see the Residential Refuse Collection Day Directory for your neighborhood’s collection day.

 

After opening your utility account, two City-provided Roll-Out-Carts are delivered to your residence; one for garbage collection and one for recycling. Each cart bears a serial number that will be assigned to your property address and shall remain at the assigned property regardless of whether you sell or move. 

  • Additional carts are available for $5 per cart, per month.
  • Customers terminating or transferring a utility account and not returning assigned cart will be charged an additional $70 on the final utility bill.
  • You must remove your cart from the curb by dark on the day following collection or be fined $5 per occurrance.

Need a roll-out-cart?

Email SWD at solidwaste@cityofbartow.net to request (1) cart for garbage and (1) cart for recycling.

Need your roll-out-cart repaired or replaced?

No problem! All city-provided Roll-Out-Carts are covered by SWD's lifetime maintenance and replacment program. 

  1. Email SWD at solidwaste@cityofbartow.net.
  2. Leave your damaged cart at the curb and for no additional charge the SWD will repair or replace the city-provided Roll-Out-Cart.
  3. A police report will be required to replace a stolen or vandalized Roll-Out-Cart at no charge.
  4. A Roll-Out-Cart replaced due to customer's negligence will require a $6 per month charge for twelve months to be added to customer’s utility billing account.

Garbage Collection?           Recycling?                         Yard Waste, Junk, Bulk Waste, & Appliances Collection?

Garbage Cart         Recycling Cart      Yard Waste Furniture Junk & Appliance

Last updated: 10/26/2016 3:28:08 PM