recycling is offered curbside throughout the city on a weekly
basis. The City of Florence Solid Waste and Recycling plant
is located at
1200 Terrace Street in Florence.
Click Here for Location Map. This location
has bins located outside that are available 7 days per week,
24 hours per day, and are available to anyone who wants
may place their recyclables curbside for weekly pickup on the
normal day they put their garbage out. Please place it
curbside, but not against your garbage cart. You may place
recyclables in light colored garbage bags, boxes, or any
containers that you wish to use.
residential garbage and recycling collection will not be
done. A holiday schedule is listed in the column on the left
showing these holidays and when collection will be made up.
In an effort to make it easier, the Florence
Recycling Department has obtained 18-gallon bins to
place recyclables in for collection. The bins are being
sold at a cost of $6.00.
not a requirement, these containers should be a neat way to
place your recyclables curbside. One side is stamped with
the City Seal and the other lists what we accept. Please
call the Florence Recycling Department at
or 256-760-6495 to obtain a bin.
a list of materials currently being collected curbside by the
City of Florence:
Cardboard- both corrugated and chipboard (boxes for
cereal, laundry detergents, foods, can drinks, etc.)
Paper-All paper is recyclable,
Aluminum-All aluminum is recyclable including cans, foil, gutters,
lawn chairs, etc.
Plastic-Bottles and jugs with a #1
or #2 in the triangle on the bottom.
Examples include beverage bottles, shampoo containers, washing
Steel-Cans for food (rinsed, please) and other
types of metal
Motor Oil-Please leave it in a container curbside. No antifreeze,
brake fluids, or cooking oils
Cooking Oil-Put in an
empty milk jug or 2 Liter soda bottle
Plastics, other than what is
listed above (including food containers, dishes,
wrapping plastics, shopping bags, etc.)
Styrofoam (egg cartons,
packing materials, cups, etc.)