Solid Waste & Resource Recovery

Calendar of Events​
  • Residential Recycling & Garbage
    Residential Recycling & Garbage
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  • Commercial Recycling & Garbage
    Commercial Recycling & Garbage
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  • Reduce/Reuse
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  • Outreach & Education
    Outreach & Education
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  • FAQ & More Info
    FAQ & More Info
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  • Contact
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  • County Memorial Day Hours and Waste Collection

    2017-05-26 09:00:00
    ​ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Other than essential services, all Alachua County offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017. Residential... More
  • 23rd Annual Recycled Latex Paint Giveaway

    2017-04-24 16:30:00
    ​ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department’s 23rd Annual Recycled Latex Paint Giveaway will be Saturday, May 6,... More
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Waste Collection and County Office Schedule

    2017-01-09 15:00:00
    ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Other than emergency services, all Alachua County government offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance... More
  • County Closings and Waste Collection for Veterans Day

    2016-11-09 14:00:00
    ​ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Other than emergency services, all Alachua County Offices will be closed on Veterans Day, November 11, 2016. Alachua County... More
  • 10-14-16 10:15 a.m. Hurricane Matthew Update: Solid Waste Yard Waste Collection Update

    2016-10-14 10:15:00
    ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - According to reports from WCA's yard waste route supervisor, the immediate area neighboring N.W. 51st Street is all that remains... More
  • October
    • ButterflyFest - 10/08/2017
      A Celebration of Wings, Wildlife and Biodiversity! ButterflyFest is an annual fun-for-all-ages festival to celebrate backyard wildlife with an emphasis on pollinators! ButterflyFest is dedicated to increasing awareness of Florida’s butterflies as fun, fascinating ambassadors to the natural world. Activities will promote inquiry and provide a call to action for the conservation and preservation of backyard wildlife and habitats. Hours Festival: Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 3-Day Plant Sale: Friday-Sunday Admission: While the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit requires an admission price, the festival and ButterflyFest activities are free! Butterfly Rainforest exhibit admission is $13 for adults ($11 Fla. residents) and $6 for ages 3-17. Admission is free for Museum members and UF students with a valid Gator 1 card. Some vendors may charge for their services. Note: The Museum does not have an ATM on-site. Parking: Free parking is available in the large Cultural Plaza parking lot and garage adjacent to the Museum. Campus decal restrictions are not enforced on weekends.


  • Solid Waste & Resource Recovery
  • 5620 NW 120th Lane
  • Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Phone: 352-374-5213
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)
  • Sally Palmi
  • Director of Solid Waste & Resource Recovery
  • Phone: 352-374-5245
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)

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