Holiday office closures and trash collection schedule

Hernando County government offices and transit services (TheBus) will be closed the following dates to3111309177_f4c389311c_b observe the upcoming holidays:

  • Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018 in observance of Christmas
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of New Year’s Day

Hernando County Animal Shelter:

The Hernando County Animal Shelter will be closed on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, December 25 and Wednesday, December 26, 2018 in observance of Christmas – they will reopen with normal office hours on Thursday, December 27, 2018.
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of New Year’s Day – they will reopen with normal office hours on Wednesday January 2, 2019.

 

Hernando County Solid Waste facilities:

All Hernando County Solid Waste facilities will also be closed Tuesday, December 25, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019. The holiday trash collection schedule is as follows:

There will be no trash or recycling picked up on:

  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Trash and recycling will be picked up on the next regularly scheduled service date as follows:

  • Christmas trash will be picked up on Friday, December 28 (double pickup)
  • New Year’s trash will be picked up on Friday, January 4 (double pickup)
  • Both Christmas & New Year’s recycle will be picked up on Tuesday, January 8 (triple pickup)

What to expect on double and triple pick up days:

Due to the increased volume of trash and recycling following a holiday, Republic Services will be working extra hard to ensure that all customers are serviced. Please expect the following on the double and triple pick up days:

  • Your trash may be picked up earlier or later than the usual time so please set at curb before 6 a.m.
  • Extra trucks may be working in your neighborhood
  • Trucks may run late into the evening beyond normal work hours
  • Holiday trash and recycling pickup may be delayed; in this event, this will also delay normal trash and recycling pickups for the week. Any missed pickups will be completed the next business day

Drop off available:

All Hernando County Solid Waste facilities will be closed on December 25, 2018 and January 1, 2019; however, these facilities will be open during normal business hours the remainder of these weeks for residents wishing to dispose of excess trash or recycling. Recycling drop off is available any time at the drop off centers located at the Walmart Supercenter on Cortez Boulevard and the Hernando County Government Center on East Jefferson Street. Go to http://www.hernandocounty.us/utils/SolidWaste_Recycling/RecyclLoc.htm for more drop off locations.

Christmas tree disposal:

Live Christmas trees may be disposed of on yard waste day, which is every Wednesday. Trees must be cut to less than four-foot lengths and cleaned of all Christmas decorations, including tinsel. Artificial Christmas tree segments under four feet long and decorations may be disposed of on your regularlyscheduled trash day through January 31, 2019.

Hernando County Solid Waste Department locations, days and hours of operation:

West Hernando Convenience Center

2525 Osowaw Boulevard (CR 595)

Spring Hill, Florida

Phone: (352) 754-4770

Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

East Hernando Convenience Center

33070 Cortez Boulevard

Ridge Manor, Florida

Phone: (352) 540-6205

Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Northwest Solid Waste Facility (Main Landfill)

14450 Landfill Road

Brooksville, FL 34614

Phone: (352) 754-4112

Open Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed Sunday, New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Please contact Republic Services at (352) 540-6457 if you have questions.

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