Landfills

Landfill Location

Polk County landfill address information:

Lakeland (North Central)
7215 E Hwy 540
Lakeland, Fl 33840

Phone:  (863)284-4319

Hours

Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Closed Sunday and the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Cost/Fees

Accepted Materials Rate
Garbage/Trash (Class 1) $36.50/ton
Yard Trash $22/ton
Construction and Demolition Debris $36.50/ton
Refrigerators and A/C Units (White Goods) $27.50/ton without Freon
$50/ton with Freon
Standard Passenger Vehicle Tires:  No more than 24 tires accepted per visit $2/tire off rim
$5/tire on rim
Equipment/Semi Tires over 17″ $175/ton
Scrap Metals $27.50/ton
Mobile Homes $495/side
Special Handling Materials (Requiring additional resources to process the load properly) $175/ton

 

Unaccepted Materials

  • Bulk Liquids
  • Pressurized tanks
  • Commercial Quantities of liquids (55 Gallon drums)
  • Ammunition/Explosives
  • Biological Waste
  • Asbestos
  • Radioactive waste

Smoking is strictly prohibited while at the landfill.

If you have questions, call Waste and Recycling Division at (863) 284-4319 or visit polkwastewise.net

Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. is a recycling drop-off location for inkjet cartridges and rechargeable batteries of all types.

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Landfill Location

Polk County landfill address information:

Lakeland (North Central)
7215 E Hwy 540
Lakeland, Fl 33840


 

 

LANDFILL INFORMATION

Cost/Fees

At landfill:

$37.95/ton


Yard trash includes lawn cuttings, tree trimming, leaves and other green waste. It should be properly bundled or containerized with limbs not exceeding 5 ft in length or 5 in. in diameter. Pressure treated lumber and aquatic vegetation are not yard waste. No charge at curbside

At landfill:

$22.00/ton


Large, Bulky Items (accepted at all landfills) No charge at curbside. Give 72 hours notice to your designated garbage company.

At landfill:

$27.50 ton (w/o freon)

At landfill:

$50.00/ton (w/ freon)


There are solid waste items the garbage companies will not pick up. These include waste from tree removal, land clearing, construction, cars, boats, tires, automobile parts, engines, asbestos, radioactive material, explosives, biomedical wastes, and hazardous waste.

Tires from automobiles, lawn equipment, bicycles, and machinery. North Central Landfill will only accept up to 10 tires per visit.

$1.00 per Standard Vehicle Tire OFF of the Rim (up to 4 tires, then per ton pricing)

$2.00 per Standard Vehicle Tire ON the Rim (up to 4 tires, then per ton pricing)

$ 70.00/ton off rim

$175.00/ton on rim

$175.00/ton large equipment


Construction debris comes from construction, destruction, renovation, or remodeling. Steel, glass, brink, concrete, asphalt, pipe, gypsum wallboard, lumber, wood pallets, fences, non-water soluble material, non-hazardous materials. Not accepted at curbside.

$37.95/ton


Asbestos material includes bagged asbestos, tiles, roofing shingles, and pipe. Must give 24 hour advance notice (863-284-4319)

$150.00/ton


Hazardous waste include oil paint, latex paint, paint thinners, chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, used motor oil, antifreeze, lead acid batteries, rechargeable batteries, flammable materials, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury (thermometers and thermostats), aerosol cans, and propane cylinders. NO BUSINESS HAZERDOUS MATERIAL ACCEPTED!

Free disposal to county residents


Prohibited items include: waste- radioactive material, biomedical waste, infectious waste, commercial quantities of septic sewage sludge, smoldering or burning material, ammunition, or explosives.

Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. is a recycling drop-off location for inkjet cartridges and rechargeable batteries of all types.