In the S.W.D.D Spotlight
Thanksgiving Holiday Garbage and Recycling Service
- There will be no residential curbside services for garbage, recycling, or yard waste Thursday 11/24/22. Please refer to the chart below for more information regarding residential curbside services in your area.
- The 5 Customer Convenience Centers and the Main County Landfill will be closed on Thursday, November 24th
Waste Sorting Game
A fun and interactive way to test your recycling knowledge!
Learn about your community's waste diversion programs in a fun way with our brand new waste sorting game. Sort materials correctly and win fun items to build your own digital park!
Indian River County Cart Program
Please take a moment to watch this brief informational video to ensure you receive maximum service
Statement of Function
To provide for safe and cost-effective onsite processing of waste tires, yard waste, landfill disposal of municipal solid waste and construction and demolition debris in complete compliance with federal and state environmental regulations while maximizing the recovery of recyclable materials. The County's solid waste management system is an organized dependent special district known as Indian River County Solid Waste Disposal District (S.W.D.D.). The sanitary landfill division operates under strict Federal and State permit requirements. As of January 1, 2011, Republic Services has been contracted for the Operations & Maintenance of the Class I landfill as a co-disposal operation of both Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and construction & demolition (C&D) debris, the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) for residential and commercial recyclable materials; household hazardous waste management services; environmental compliance and site management. On February 21, 2017, the SWDD Board renewed the contract with Republic Services for an additional 7-year term which expires on December 31, 2024.