On the last day, residents can place storm litter for collection Saturday, December 31. Any garbage already placed will continue.

Our wreckage contractor has increased the number of units deployed and is in the process of adding units in the coming days.

On Monday, December 19th, Waste Management will resume normal yard waste collection. Place trash in a trash can, paper lawn and leaf bag, or tied bundles. Do not put yard waste in plastic bags.

The four storm trash locations are open to residential use only, no contractors or businesses:

Placida West Ramp, 12560 Placida Road, Placida

Florida Street, South District, 7000 Florida St., Punta Gorda

Mid-County Mini Transport and Processing Plant, 19765 Kenilworth Boulevard, Port Charlotte

West Charlotte Mini Transport and Processing Plant, 7070 Environmental Way, Englewood

Locations are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m daily and accept only household appliances, yard debris or storm-related vegetation, and construction and residential debris. Trailers may not exceed 12 feet in length.

The Meade County Mini Transfer and Recycling Facility is now accepting household hazardous waste and hypodermic needles (sharps) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, Tuesday-Saturday.

Click here for more information on storm debris collection.

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