Trash & Recycling

The City of Largo continues to closely monitor Hurricane Dorian. Forecasts are trending well, but the community should remain vigilant as storm paths can change quicklyResidents are encouraged to stay updated on the weather through local news channels. The City of Largo will post specific storm updates and facility closures to Largo.com/Storm and social media sites when possible.

City of Largo facility closures and service disruptions include: 
There will be no solid waste, recycling, bulk or yardwaste collection on Monday, Sep 2. Regular Tuesday service will take place on Wednesday, Sep 4 and Thursday and Friday service will remain as scheduled.  
If you are a normal Monday residential trash, recycling, bulk and yardwaste customer, your trash will be picked up as normal on Thursday, September 5th and normal pick up will resume on Monday, September 9 for recycling, bulk and yardwaste. Thursday and Friday customer pickups will be completed as normally scheduled.

Commercial customers may see a one day delay in service which should be back to normal schedule by Friday.

Trash and Recycling Services
Largo offers comprehensive trash and recycling services in order to keep our future Largo sustainable for generations. You can view upcoming collection schedule changes, submit requests or issues related to trash, recycling or bulky pick up visit the request center, or for questions about commercial collection call Solid Waste at 727-587-6760.  You can also report a service issue or container repair/replacement, or view trash and recycling rates.

Remember, NO plastic bags or Styrofoam and only place the following clean, dry and unbagged items in your cart: 

What you can recycle: Plastic, Glass, Cartons, Mixed Paper, Metal










Largo's full list of what you can and can't recycle

Services

Get Rid of It...
Use this tool to find out how to get rid of anything. From batteries, oil and paints to plastic bottles and bags, quickly and easily find the right place to take it or bin to put it in.
Collection Schedules & Service Map
See how upcoming holidays might affect your trash or recycling service at your home or business or call Solid Waste for more information.
Drop off Locations
Largo offers two 24-hour recycling centers and even a location with free mulch for your home. No electronics, chemicals or plastic bags are accepted at these locations.
Business & Multi-Family Services
Largo offers comprehensive services to businesses and multi-family communities with quality service, fixed monthly costs and equipment designed to fit your needs.
Yard & Bulky Waste
Yard Waste is collected on your recycling day. Please place items by the curb, at least 3 feet away from all other objects including wires. For more information call 727-587-6760.
Electronic & Chemical Waste
Find out how to get rid of hazardous like used car oil, paints, televisions, batteries and more with free, local drop off events.
September 19, 2019
Five amazing City of Largo team members were recognized as Employees of the Quarter at the September 17, 2019, Largo City Commission Meeting.
September 14, 2019
The upcoming Downtown Largo identity and brand has made its mark in the world of City-County Communicators and Marketers for innovation, creativity flexibility and vision. The Communications team received the Award of Excellence for the Downtown logo and brand at the 31st Annual City/County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA) Conference in Denver, Colorado, Wisconsin on Thursday, September 5.
September 13, 2019
Florida State Senator Jeff Brandes will host mobile office hours at City Hall on September 23  from 3pm to 6pm.
September 12, 2019
ShredFest is back on Saturday, Oct 19 from 9am-12pm
September 11, 2019
Staff members from the Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will host mobile office hours at City Hall on September 23 from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
September 05, 2019
The Office of Congressman Charlie Crist will host mobile office hours at the Largo Public Library this fall.
September 04, 2019
The City of Largo and Pinellas County Consumer Protection are advising citizens to wary of solicitations for charitable contributions on behalf of Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas or elsewhere.
August 26, 2019
The City of Largo is excited to share the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2020. This budget has been developed through immense teamwork, participation and dedication of team members at all levels, in all departments.
August 21, 2019
Learn more about what you can and can't recycle in the City of Largo 
August 18, 2019
Are you interested in being a food vendor or sponsor or have a silent auction item to donate? The City of Largo is currently looking for those interested in contributing to the 2019 Largo Taste Fest event.
August 12, 2019
Drop off your used chemicals and electronics for free at the Pinellas County Collection at Largo High School on Sat, September 21 from 9am-2pm.
May 31, 2019
The Pinellas County Fertilizer Ban is in effect from June 1 through September 30, strictly prohibiting the sale or use of most lawn and landscape fertilizers as they contain Nitrogen and Phosphorous. These nutrients can wash from our yards into the Gulf or Bay when it rains, harming local wildlife and plants and even contribute to harmful algae blooms.
May 13, 2019
Alert Pinellas subscribers in Largo can now receive notifications directly from the City of Largo.
April 01, 2019
Largo’s Community Ambassadors are teaming up to help educate fellow residents about the dos and don’ts of recycling. 
March 15, 2019
Give your feedback about a recent visit to one of our facilities or parks and be entered to win a $25 credit to your household
October 17, 2018
Largo’s vision and brand has made its mark in the world of City-County Communicators and Marketers for ongoing community engagement, creativity and consistency. At the October 16, 2018 Largo City Commission Meeting, Commissioners were presented with three Savvy Awards and a highly-acclaimed 3CMA Diamond Award for the Largo brand and website.

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