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Refuse & Recycling
The Environmental Services Division oversees the timely and efficient collection of garbage, brush, hard junk, and recyclables in order to maintain the health and safety of the residents of Hollywood.  The Division also coordinates the Keep Hollywood Beautiful Programs which include monthly Beach Sweep Clean-ups, Adopt-a-Street, and Cash for Trash.

To help make sure our customers know what different types of material make up the broad term of solid waste, we provide the following list of definitions:
  • Commingled (bulk and green) Waste Material
    • Brush: Tree branches, palm fronds and shrubbery, cut to a maximum of four feet in length
    • Household Items: Old furniture, box springs, mattresses, sofas, carpeting, carpet padding, patio furniture, wood, metal, or barbeque grill (no propane tanks)
    • Loose materials: Magazines, flower pots, etc. No household hazardous waste materials or construction materials will be collected
    • White Goods: Dishwasher, washer, dryer, stove, water heater, refrigerator (door must be removed) and air conditioners (all freon must be removed)
  • Garbage - All kitchen and table refuse, rags, and food scraps.
  • Recyclables - Plastic food and beverage containers (#1-7); aluminum, steel and tin cans; clear, green, blue and brown glass; newspapers and the inserts that came with the newspaper; milk and juice cartons. Also brown, corrugated shipping boxes

For additional information, please contact Waste Pro at 954.967.4200 or Environmental Services at 954.967.4320.  For replacement or repair of the personal identification tag affixed to the recycle (blue) container please contact RecycleBank at 888.727.2978. 

For a list of private sanitation contractors that have been approved to provide service to businesses, Multifamily homes, etc. within the City of Hollywood, please contact us at 954.967.4320. 

Please note that the contractors change from time to time.   Please contact us to be sure to get the most current information.

Operation Paintbrush
Get up to 20 gallons of FREE exterior paint through the Department of Public Works Operation Paintbrush program.  Paint can be picked up on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Taft Street Annex located at 6197 Taft Street from 8 a.m. to noon. Residents must provide proof of residency with a driver's license and a utility bill and will then be eligible to receive up to 20 gallons of high-quality exterior latex paint which is distributed in 5-gallon containers.  We ask that you contact us the day before to confirm paint availability or for additional information at 954.967.4526.
The paint is available in the following colors: Off White, Beige, Terracotta, Gray, and Turquoise.