for hurricane debris began Oct. 29 in Key Largo, Tavernier, Conch Key, Duck Key,
Layton and between Mile Marker 5 on Stock Island and Mile Marker 15 on Bay
Oct. 28 was
the deadline to put hurricane debris on the County right of way for guaranteed
free pickup. Final sweeps will take several days to complete.
hurricane debris put out by the Oct. 28 deadline in those areas will be collected.
Residents who put hurricane debris on the County right of way (curbside) after
that deadline – and it was not collected – must contact the solid waste company
in their area to collect it. Fees might be charged. To find out who your solid
waste company is, and for contact numbers, go to the county website: http://www.monroecounty-fl.gov/index.aspx?NID=69.
time, residential hurricane debris can be taken to any of the County’s three
transfer stations for free disposal by County residential customers.
If you are a
resident who lives in Key Largo, Tavernier, Conch Key, Duck Key, Layton and
Between MM 5 and MM 15, do not dump hurricane debris along U.S. 1 now. It could
be considered illegal dumping.
illegal to dump hurricane debris on vacant lots that you don’t own.
Continues in Hardest Hit Areas: MM 16 to MM 40
hardest hit areas of the Keys, between Mile Marker 16 and Mile Marker 40,
collections are continuing as quickly as possible in those neighborhoods. No
dates for final sweeps have been set yet. To date, more than 445,000 cubic
yards have been collected in this area.
garbage and yard waste collection also is taking place.
At this time,
residential hurricane debris in this area also can be taken to any of the
County’s three transfer stations for free disposal by County residential