Media Release

10-8-16 6:15 p.m. Hurricane Matthew Update: Solid Waste Update

Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:15 PM

Hurricane MatthewALACHUA COUNTY, FL - In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Alachua County’s Solid Waste Inspectors conducted a disaster debris assessment of the community. Based on their findings, yard waste collection will occur on its normally scheduled days this upcoming week.

There may be minimal delays in service due to the slightly elevated amounts of yard waste from the hurricane. An update will be released Monday evening informing the community of any areas scheduled for Monday collection whose services could not be completed. Collection should occur the following day for those areas.

For more information, call 352-338-3233.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).