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SWEEP Comes to VM Ybor: 08/12-08/16

posted Aug 4, 2013, 4:44 PM by Kim Headland   [ updated Aug 4, 2013, 7:11 PM ]
The Solid Waste Enhanced Environment Program (S.W.E.E.P.) is your annual opportunity to dispose of large items not regularly collected by solid waste - curb side!  The V.M. Ybor collection will be from  August 12th - 16th!

A few guidelines:

The earliest that items may be placed curbside is 5-days prior to the first day of a SWEEP clean-up.  The latest that items may be placed curbside is the Wednesday on the week of a SWEEP clean-up. All SWEEP items must be set out NO LATER than 7:30 a.m.
Acceptable Debris/Materials:
  • Acceptable debris/materials:
  • Household appliances
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Tires without rims (up to 4)
  • Carpet
  • Yard waste (cut down to 4 feet lengths)
  • Barbecue grills
  • Toilets
  • Railroad ties (cut down to 4 feet lengths)
Items NOT accepted:  
  • Building materials (sheds, fences, tile, pipe, wood/plywood, brick, concrete blocks, roofing material, doors, windows, drywall) 

  • Hazardous Materials & Electronics*
  • Pressurized gas cylinders> Explosives/ammunition

  • Liquid waste (paints, solvents, oil or fuels*)

  • Metal drums
  • Tires with rims
  • Boats

*These materials may be taken to one of the City's Household Chemical & Electronics Collections for safe and environmentally safe disposal.


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