User Alerts

Trash and Recycling Collection


  • Trash cans and recycling bins

Residential Collection

Martin County Utilities and Solid Waste has a contract with Waste Management for residential trash collection. Residents who live in the unincorporated areas of Martin County have two (2) garbage collection days. Your recycling day will also be on one of these two (2) scheduled days.

To determine the collection schedule for your neighborhood, view the Collection Schedule Map.

Holiday Collection

If your normal collection day falls on a weekday holiday, residential collection will be delayed one (1) day for the remainder of the week. If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be NO delays.

New Year's Day January 1 One day delay
Day after New Year's Day   January 2 Normal schedule
Martin Luther King Day Third Monday of January Normal schedule
Memorial Day Last Monday of May One day delay
Independence Day July 4 One day delay
Labor Day First Monday of September One day delay
Thanksgiving Fourth Thursday of November   One day delay
Day after Thanksgiving Fourth Friday of November Normal schedule
Christmas Eve December 24 Normal schedule
Christmas Day December 25 One day delay

Bulk Collection

For single-family homes, bulk trash includes non-vegetative items that can’t be containerized, bagged or bundled. Examples of bulk trash:

  • Broken or discarded refrigerators
  • Ranges
  • Toilets
  • Washers/dryers
  • Bath tubs
  • Water heaters
  • Sinks
  • Bicycles
  • Household goods and furniture

All bulk trash should be placed curbside on your regularly scheduled garbage collection day. To prevent property damage or safety issues, do not place bulk trash under power lines, next to mail boxes or other structures. Bulk trash that is not collected will be “tagged” with an information card notifying you that it has already been scheduled for pickup. Bulk trash will be collected within (7) days of your regularly scheduled collection day.

Bulk trash does not include cars, boats or engines.These items must be disposed of through other methods. Bulk trash pickup does not include contractor-generated waste. Contractors must dispose of any waste they generate.

Call Waste Management to schedule a bulk waste pickup at (772) 546-7700.

Missed Pickups

For missed pickups, call Waste Management at (772) 546-7700, or visit the Waste Management Website.

Contact Us

If you have further questions, please select the "Contact Us" button to submit an inquiry, or or call Martin County Utilities and Solid Waste Customer Service at (772) 221-1434.

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