If you live in unincorporated Polk County there are changes for your garbage collection coming this month.
According to the County website changes (for unincorporated Polk County) will include:
- Single-day, once-per-week collection of all garbage, recycle and yard waste. Not sure what day your assigned collection day is? There is a colored map! Click here to view.
- New 95-gallon trash can.
- Automated garbage collection.
- All garbage must fit in the assigned carts.
Have more questions, like what to do with your old can, what do I do with my bigger items or something else? Check out the Garbage and Recycle FAQs here AND OR tune into PGTV this Thursday, September 23, 7pm for a Q&A about new waste collection service. Reps from Waste Resource Management and other county employees will be available to answer your questions. If you have a question or would like to participate in this TV program, you will need to go to the County website at http://www.polk-county.net/pgtv.aspx and submit your questions/thoughts via the live stream instant message system when the broadcast is live.