How often is garbage picked up curbside in unincorporated Palm Beach County? What are the guidelines for trash pick up?
Garbage service is provided twice a week to residents in unincorporated Palm Beach County. Collection is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. All waste much be curbside by 6 a.m. on your scheduled day.


Other items to keep in mind:


  • Garbage must be containerized in standard 32-50 gallon cans or sealed plastic bags.

  • Containers with contents can weigh no more than 50 pounds.

  • Any container exceeding the 50 gallon capacity or weight limit when filled will not be serviced.

  • All garbage must be placed in front of your own home and within 6 feet of the edge of the roadway.

  • Garbage must not be stacked over water or gas meters, under low hanging branches or utility wires or within 4 feet of mail boxes or fire hydrants.

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1. Are there holidays when there will be no curbside service?
2. How often is garbage picked up curbside in unincorporated Palm Beach County? What are the guidelines for trash pick up?
3. How much yard waste can I set at the curb?
4. Who picks up my trash?
5. Are bulk items picked up at the curb in unincorporated Palm Beach County?
6. How do I pay to drop off items at the landfill or at a transfer station?
7. How do I dispose of old tires?
8. Both residents and lawn service personnel pile fallen and trimmed coconuts at the curb. Will they be picked up?
9. I've just completed a minor home construction project. Can I place that debris at the curb?
10. I've found what appears to be an illegal dump. What should I do?