Yard Waste and Bulky Pick Up

Your yard waste and bulky waste are picked up once per week. Click here to determine the yard and bulky waste collection day in your area.

Regulations  - Yard Waste

Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, branches and twigs.

Yard waste does not include landscape ties, fences or landscape pressure treated wood.

Yard waste should be bundled, bagged, or placed in a non-city issued trash container with handles not exceeding 30 pounds each.

Large branches must not exceed four (4) feet in length, four (4) inches in diameter and 30 pounds in weight and must also be bundled and tied.

A maximum of four (4) cubic yards per week will be collected at no charge. Four (4) cubic yards equals a stack 4 feet high, 4 feet wide and 7 feet long or approximately 30 bags.

Yard waste that either exceeds four (4) cubic yards, cannot be bundled, or weighs more than 30 pounds is considered a special pick up and may incur an extra charge. Any special pick up will incur a minimum $10 charge. An  additional 4 cubic yard pickup will incur an additional $10 charge; and is limited to only one.

Yard waste should be placed by the curb prior to 7:00 a.m. on the homeowner’s scheduled yard waste pick up day.

Yard waste may not be placed inside the garbage cart. If yard waste is placed in the garbage cart, the cart will not be dumped until the yard waste is removed.

Regulations - Bulky Waste 

Collection of bulky waste and white goods (refrigerators, stoves, etc.) and yard waste is inclusive in your trash service fee up to the first 4 cubic yards. A combination of bulky waste and yard waste may be included in the 4 cubic feet.

Bulky materials too large for normal collection may be picked up curbside on your  regularly scheduled yard waste pick up day. It is not necessary to call to schedule a time for regular pickup.
For bulky collections greater than 4 cubic yards requiring an additional pickup, advanced notice of 2 business days prior to your scheduled pickup day is needed. Additional charges apply.

White goods capable of becoming hazardous to persons or pets should be prepared for pickup so that the hazard is removed, ie. remove fastening devices from doors of refrigerators and other appliances.

Televisions must be scheduled for pickup on any Wednesday with an  advanced notice of 2 business days.

Call 407-703-1731 to schedule an additional bulky pickup.


  • Apopka City Hall
  • 120 East Main Street
  • Apopka, Florida 32703
  • Phone: 407-703-1700
  • Fax: 407-703-1705
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