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Solid Waste and Recycling

Mission: To safely dispose of all solid waste material generated in Volusia County. To develop and maintain recycling and education programs to reduce solid waste by 30 percent as mandated by the 1988 State Solid Waste Management Act.  Volusia Recycles image with recycling logo

Residents who live in the unincorporated areas of Volusia County are provided waste services through Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division. Residents are charged for service by an annual $255 non-ad-valorem assessment per residential unit.

Accepted methods of payment:

  • Cash
  • Credit/debit card (primarily MasterCard & VISA)
  • Monthly account customer – You can access the application here, or call 386-943-7889
  • Prepaid accounts – To set up an account, please call 386-943-7889

NOTICE: Holly Hill Recycling Location Closing Effective August 20, 2021

The recycling/oil igloo site at 455 Walker St, Holly Hill is closing effective August 20, 2021. All recycling containers and the oil igloo will be removed from the site.


There will be no garbage, recycling, bulk waste or yard waste collection for unincorporated Volusia County residents on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25. The makeup day for collection will be Saturday, November 27. Please place items at the curb by 6:00 AM for collection.

Both the West Volusia Transfer Station and the Tomoka Farms Road Landfill will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25. Regular operating hours resume Friday, November 26.

Volusia County Solid Waste Administration offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26. Administration Offices reopen on Monday, November 29 at 8:00 AM.

Wasted: How Your Recycling Gets Trashed

It's a daily dilemma in many households - "Is this recyclable?"

Unfortunately, despite the intentions of well-meaning people across the state, Florida's recycling efforts are not as successful as they could be. There are several reasons for that. The first, most people who recycle have no idea how the journey from the recycle bin all the way to the process of creating recycled materials works. Another problem, many people assume they know what's recyclable - but they don't.

Click here to read a short article about recycling and to watch a short video about the recycling sorting process.


Learn your collection days or submit a request for service

Learn the collection days for your address or submit a request for service for household garbage, recycling and yard waste collection. 

This link wiCurrent garbage can imagell provide a map with a dialog box for the resident to enter their address. Matched address(es) are returned for the user to select. An address selection (done by clicking on a matched address) will have the application map the location and return the appropriate collection days. A link will also be provided to submit a request for service.

This application is not optimized for mobile devices. Mobile device users that experience problems should enter a request for service (including requests for collection days for specific addresses).

This map may take up to two minutes to load the first time. Follow-up visits to this site will be significantly faster. Please email problems with the use of the map or the entry of service requests to

Submit a request to investigate illegal dumping

Field Maintenance and Operations Reviews

2018 Evaluation of Maintenance and Operational Practices
2007 Public Works Operations Improvement

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