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" (Unincorporated Brevard County).
Auto-Cart Collection System
Residents of the Unincorporated Areas in Brevard County have a new Curbside Collection Agreement with Waste Management effective October 1, 2013 incorporating the auto-cart collection system for garbage and recycling and a First Amendment to the Agreement.
Auto-carts were delivered to each customer at no charge. One for garbage (green lid) and one for recycling (yellow lid).
Please note that yard waste is not part of the auto-cart collection system and will be picked up in the same manner as before.
Cart dimensions and size comparison | Auto-cart Q & A
Cart Request Form | Brevard Transition Plan 2-12-14
Special Collection Solid Waste (bulk items)
Single-family residence and multi-family residences using automated carts (Unincorporated only)
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 is now open at the Sarno Landfill. The operational days remain on Thursday, Friday and Saturday 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 .