The Town provides garbage, recycling and yard waste collection services for residential properties on Longboat Key through a franchise agreement with Waste Management. Condominiums and commercial businesses contract directly with the franchisee for these services by calling (941) 753-7591.
Residential Collection Schedule of Regular Pickup Days - All items to be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. on collection day.
- Garbage: Monday and Thursday
- Recyclables: Monday
- Yard Waste: Wednesday
Special pickups of large items and appliances can be arranged directly with the Town's waste hauler, Waste Management by calling (941) 753-7591. Fees may apply.
Electronic appliances and equipment are considered "e-scrap" and are recyclable. For Manatee County, call (941) 748-5543 or Sarasota County, call (941) 861-5000) for hours of operation, directions and locations of special e-scrap collections. Fees may apply.
Longboat Key collection holidays are consistent with the Manatee County landfill schedule. The following holiday schedule is followed:
2020 Holiday Collection Schedule
|Holiday||Holiday Date||Alternate Collection Date|
|New Year’s Day 2020||Wednesday, January 1||Thursday, January 2|
|Presidents' Day||Monday, February 17||Tuesday, February 18|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 25||Tuesday, May 26|
|Independence Day||Saturday, July 4||No Change|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 7||Tuesday, September 8|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 26||Friday, November 27|
|Christmas Day||Friday, December 25||No Change|
|New Year’s Day 2021||Friday, January 1||No Change|