Garbage Collection


Garbage is collected once a week for residents. It must be in a sealed garbage bag in a garbage cart. If you have extra garbage you can place it in garbage bag beside your garbage cart for collection on collection day. Businesses must contact Waste Management Inc, FL for garbage service and all businesses are required to have a minimum of one pickup a week.


Garbage is collected once a week for residents and is unlimited amount, this is paid for on a properties annual tax assessment. Residents who feel that once a week pickup will not work for them you can contact Waste Management and contract a 2nd weekly pickup that you will be charged $20 a month through Waste Management. For more information contact Waste Management at (305) 296-8297.

Collection Map

City Code

City of Key West Code of Ordinances Section 58-31 states containers may not be placed in City Right-of-Way before 4:00pm the day before collection and must be removed by 8:00 pm the day of collection. It is against City Code to leave containers in the street or on the sidewalk.