The Solid Waste Management Department provides for the proper management of the collection and disposal of all solid waste generated within the borders of Hardee County using practices that ensure the sanctity of the county’s environment and that are consistent with the goals and objectives of the Board of County Commissioners. Solid Waste disposal includes waste generated from the commercial and residential units as well as wood, yard trash, and construction and demolition debris. This department acts as a resource agency for county residents and businesses on the proper management and disposal of any type of waste that they may generate. The department manages specialized programs such as the Notification and Verification Program for commercial evaluations of hazardous waste generation, Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, Household Sharps Collection Program, and Recycling.
Our recycling program is currently operational and the drop-off is located at the Main Landfill Facility. We are currently recycling newspaper, glass Bottles (clear and color ) , cardboard, batteries, used oil, aluminum, and metal. There is no pick-up available at this time, but any resident is welcome to drop off anything during normal business hours.
Hardee County Landfill Holiday Schedule:
Thursday, November 25th, 2021 - Closed Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 26th, 2021 - Closed Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, December 23th, 2021 - Closed Christmas Holiday
Friday, December 24th, 2021 - Closed Christmas Holiday
Saturday, December 25th, 2021 - Closed Christmas Holiday
Friday, January 1st, 2022 - Closed New Years Holiday
View a printable calendar schedule of the Hardee County Landfill closings
View a printable PDF calendar
Monday - Friday 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Saturday - 7:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.