Carts are being delivered now through Dec. 20. Single-stream collection begins the week of Jan. 6, 2020. Keep using your red and blue bins until Jan. 3. 

The county has provided residential and commercial solid waste collection services to its residents and businesses via a franchise system for more than 35 years. More than 154,000 residential customers and 2,500 commercial customers are serviced weekly equating to 14M+ collections annually. In 2020, Sarasota County will move to a system of single-stream recycling. 

Use our handy map to see when the new carts are coming to your neighborhood.

What RESIDENTS need to know
Cart delivery and recycling collection timelines
Other frequently asked questions

What you can (and can't) recycle


Getting your cart to the curb is as easy as TIP, ROLL and PLACE!

 TIP the cart back.  ROLL it to the curb. PLACE it with the arrow facing the street.