In the Spotlight at Brevard County Solid Waste Department
Congratulations Brevard! We are now at 52% exceeding the State's recycling goal of 50% by the end of 2014. View the new
2013 FDEP Recycling Report
Residential E-waste Disposal
Residents can drop off their E-waste at our Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Centers listed below:
- Central Disposal Facility, 2250 Adamson Road, Cocoa
Monday through Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
- Sarno Road Landfill, 3379 Sarno Road, Melbourne
- Tuesday through Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Auto-Cart Collection System
Residents of the Unincorporated areas in Brevard County have been on an auto-cart collection system for garbage and recycling since October 1, 2013.
Please note that yard waste is not part of the auto-cart collection system. You will need to use your regular garbage can and will be picked up on your yard waste day.
Auto-cart Q & A | Cart dimensions and size comparison | Brevard Transition Plan update
Cart Request Form
For cart exchanges please call Waste Management at 636-6894 or 723-4455. There will be a
$25.00 charge in accordance with the "Solid Waste Collection & Recycling Agreement" serving Brevard County Unincorporated areas only.
Click for Waste Management's home page
Special Collection Solid Waste (bulk items)
Single-family residence and multi-family residences using automated carts
Special collection solid waste will be collected once a week on your yard waste day. Customers must call Waste Management at 636-6894 or 723-4455 for collection.
Please make sure bulk items are separated from your yard waste.
Bulk items are defined as not reasonably capable of being placed in an automated collection cart. This includes normal household furnishings, appliances, electronics and other bulk items.
Current Events And News
Our new Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center at the Sarno Landfill is now open on Tuesday's through Saturday's from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Did you know?
We are no longer charging for clean cardboard i.e. (no foam, styrofoam, packing peanuts, wood supports or plastic). Cardboard must be clean and dry. No mixed loads.
Solid Waste Collection Agreement and Solid Waste Code
The Department monitors the Collection Agreement
and First Amendment
with Waste Management for curbside collection of garbage, recycling and yard waste for residents in Unincorporated Brevard. If you live within city or town limits please see the list
for contact information. Solid Waste Code (Chapter 94)
To protect public health by providing an efficient and environmentally sound Solid Waste Management System for Brevard County's Customers. Our Facilities consist of two landfills (Central Disposal Facility in Cocoa and Sarno Landfill in Melbourne). Two transfer stations (Sarno and Titusville). The Mockingbird Mulching Facility and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers located at the Central Disposal Facility, Sarno Landfill and Mockingbird Mulching Facility.