Solid Waste


Donny Wise, Director






SR 100 -  SR-100 east – 1373 SE SR 100

Lawtey – 1130 NE 213th Street

Starke -2806 NE 173rd Street, near the intersection with Market Road

Sampson – 16900 SW 75th Avenue - On Sampson Trestle Road just off SR-100 west

Brooker – 15086 SW CR 18

SR 229 -   9753 NW CR 229, near the intersection with CR-225











10:00 am - 6:00 pm Mon. through Sat.
  1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sunday
 Closed on National Holidays                                                                                    





                   FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS                                                                  


1.  Who can use the Bradford County collection sites?
     The Bradford County Recycling and Solid Waste Collection Centers are for use by
     Bradford County residents only.

2.  How do I show that I am a Bradford County resident?
     You can show the site attendant one of the following:

  • A Solid Waste Special Assessment receipt for the current year; or
  • A Bradford County Voter’s Registration card; or
  • A driver’s license showing your address to be either Brooker,

Hampton, Lawtey or Starke

webwgsdgs3.  Is yard trash accepted?
     Yes, yard trash can be brought to the collection sites, 8 cu. Yd. per day.dsd

4.  Are there recycle bins?
      Yes, there are separate recycle bins for news paper, cardboard, cans and
fs      Plastic bottles. We take recyclables from any county.                                                                   

5.  We are remodeling our home, can we bring the old lumber
      to any of the collection sites in Bradford County?
       Private citizens may use any collection site for construction materials, however
       Construction companies must use the New River Regional landfill site on SR-121
       north of Raiford.  Only one pick-up truck load per day.

6.  I have old tires I need to dispose of, can I take them to the collection
dvsdvsdv            Yes, residents are allowed to drop off up to five tires from automobiles or pickup                 
              trucks at the collection sites once a month, however oversized tires like those from tractors and
              other farm equipment must be taken to New River Regional landfill.

7.  How much household garbage can I bring to the collection site?
     Only one pick-up truck load is allowed per day.

8.  What items can I take to the collection sites?

  • HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE – such as table scraps, food wrappers, and similar materials.
  • YARD TRASH – such as limbs, branches, leaves, and grass.  Limbs may not be over six inches in diameter or over four feet in length.  Leaves and grass must be bagged.
  • GENERAL RESIDENTIAL DEBRIS – such as furniture, lumber, fence posts and empty paint cans.
  • TIRES – from an automobile or pickup truck, but not more than 5 tires in any given month.
  • WHITE GOODS AND METAL – such as stoves, refrigerators, and similar items.
  • RECYCLABLE MATERIALS – such as aluminum and steel (tin), plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars, newsprint (not slick magazine type)

9.  What items are not accepted at the collection sites?
Materials not accepted are:  Hazardous waste, old computers, used motor oil, burn    barrels, roofing materials, automobile gas tanks, gas cylinders with the top still on, 55 gallon drums or other containers larger than 5 gallons.  Once a year Bradford County Solid Waste collects household hazardous waste at a designated area for Bradford County residents only, usually in late February or early March.  Watch your local newspaper for information or call the solid waste dept. at 966-6212.

10. Where can these materials be taken
sdvsdvsdvsdvUsed motor oil and paints can be taken to the Starke site.  All other materials must be taken to the New River Regional landfill on State Road 121 two miles north of State Road 16.  You should first call the landfill at 386-431-1000 to determine how these items must be prepared for disposal.



11. Does the Solid Waste Department provide pick up service?
      No, residents must take their own garbage to their respective collection sites. To
      Have your garbage picked up you must contact a private hauler at your expense.


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Phone: (904) 966-6280
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