Solid Waste & Resource Recovery

Calendar of Events​
  • After the Storm
    After the Storm
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  • 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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  • 19th Annual Trashformations Recycled Art Competition

    2017-10-16 16:00:00
    ​The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, the Office of Waste Alternatives, and the Florida Museum of Natural History are hosting the 19th... More
  • Alachua County Solid Waste and Resource Recovery After the Storm Website Available with Updated Information

    2017-10-02 13:00:00
    ​Unincorporated County residents looking for updated debris collection information can visit the Alachua County Solid Waste and Resource Recovery... More
  • Three Residential Storm Debris Drop-Off Sites Opened

    2017-09-27 14:00:00
    ​Alachua County has opened three residential storm debris sites for those in the County who wish to haul their own storm debris. The site locations... More
  • Hurricane Irma Recovery: New Residential Storm Debris Sites

    2017-09-22 15:45:00
    ALACHUA COUNTY, Fl - Alachua County will be opening two residential storm debris sites on Saturday September 23, 2017 for County residents who wish... More
  • Irma Recovery: Solid Waste and Yard Waste Update

    2017-09-22 10:00:00
    ​The County is running yard trash routes for containerized yard trash Monday through Thursday. WCA will focus on the following neighborhoods to... More
    • Gainesville Downtown Arts Festival - 11/11/2017
      North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear on Saturday , November 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the arrival of the highly acclaimed Downtown Festival & Art Show. The streets of historic downtown Gainesville, from City Hall to the Hippodrome State Theatre will be transformed into a celebration of art and creativity complete with live music, performing arts and a spectacular array of food. More than 100,000 art lovers will fill the streets to enjoy and purchase one-of-a-kind artwork. The festival features 240 local and national artists displaying original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, unique sculptures, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography. Children can create their own art at the Imagination Station, a free hands-on art activity area including sidewalk-chalk drawing, painting, mask design, puppet creation, clay sculpting and interactive entertainment. For music lovers enjoy continuous, live entertainment on four stages by local bands, solo musicians and dance companies.
    • America Recycles Day - 11/15/2017
      This Fall, Take the #BeRecycled Pledge by Committing to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Buying Recycled!
    • Trashformations Recycled Art Show & Competition - 11/17/2017
      Annual student recycled art competition sponsored by Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, Office of Waste Alternatives and the Florida Museum of Natural History


  • 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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