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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
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    • Composting Program at Hawthorne Library - 05/30/2017
      Composting is a natural process where organic material is turned into a nutrient rich soil amendment. Think of it as nature’s way of recycling. Let an Alachua County Waste Alternatives Specialist show you how to compost correctly. For more information visit composting.alachuacountyrecycles.com This program will take place at the Hawthorne Library located at 6640 S.E. 221 Street Hawthorne, FL 32640.
    • Reduce, Reuse and Recycle with Waste Alternatives - 06/07/2017
      Do you know how to recycle? Join us as we learn how to reduce and reuse with Waste Alternatives this Summer at the Library. Try our challenging trash relay race where you will have to beat the clock as you sort out which trash item goes where. This program will be held at the Hawthorne Branch Library located at 6640 S.E. 221 Street Hawthorne, FL 32640.
    • Reduce Your Waste - 06/22/2017
      Summer at the Library: Put waste to good use by learning ways you can reduce your carbon footprint on the environment. This program will be held at the High Springs Branch Library located at 23779 W US HWY 27 High Springs, FL 32643.
    • Tools for Schools back-to-school supply drives - 07/01/2017
      You can help! Every day, local businesses and households throw away countless items which still have educational value to them. Overruns and no longer needed supplies are just a few of the materials sent to the landfill instead of being reused. Imagine those items in the hands of eager students! They become useful supplies to help make math, science, and language arts concepts real.
    • Turn Trash into Treasure with Waste Alternatives - 07/06/2017
      Turn trash into art this Summer at the Library. Learn about how we reduce, reuse, and recycle here in Alachua County. This program will be held at the Cone Park Branch Library located at 2801 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641.
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Contact​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • 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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