Garbage Information

 

 

DO NOT USE THIS SYSTEM UNLESS YOU ARE LOCATED IN THE 2.2 SQUARE MILES OF INCORPORATED WINDERMERE.

Please check with the Orange County Property Appraiser’s Office or by phone (407) 836-3111 to verify your address is within the Town limits. See a boundary map here.

Most “Windermere” addresses are not incorporated: Summerport, Keene’s Point, Casabella, Belmere, 535, the area surrounding Reams Rd., etc. ARE NOT PART OF WINDERMERE! There are no apartments, condos, or townhomes within incorporated Windermere. Please call Orange County Utilities and DO NOT use our system to request service. Doing so will result in delays or missed service.

 

  • For Garbage/Recycling/Waste Collection Complaints including missed service
  • For Garbage/Recycling/Waste Collection Compliments
  • For Garbage/Recycling/Waste Collection Requests including new residents

 

The Town of Windermere has a mandatory refuse ordinance. We bill annually through your property taxes at the beginning of each fiscal year (October through September). Payments are due and payable to the Orange County Tax Collector upon receipt.

Recycling bins are provided through WastePro. Residents must provide their own trash bins (non-reimbursable).

Please contact WastePro directly for complaints, missed service, requests, clarifications, etc. 407-774-0800

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Incomplete Garbage / Recycling Route 8.2.2022

 

Per Waste Pro, the garbage and recycling routes were not completed on Tuesday,August 2nd. The missed portion of the route is highlighted in yellow. Missed garbage will be collected by EOB 8/3. Please reach out to Waste Pro directly with any questions.
If you believe your garbage was missed and it is not noted on the above image, please contact Waste Pro to schedule a pickup – 407-774-0800 or use their portal at the top of this page.
Waste Pro and the Town thank you for your continued patience as the entire industry faces severe labor shortages and replacement parts are held up in the supply chain. Waste Pro has met with Town staff and assures that they are doing everything possible to maintain operations.

Collection

Garbage Collection is picked up on Tuesdays & Fridays

Recycling is picked up on Tuesdays

All Yard Waste is picked up on Wednesdays

ALL ITEMS MUST BE ON THE CURB BY 7am FOR PICKUP

SPECIAL PICK UP (LARGE ITEMS) IS PROVIDED TWICE A YEAR. PLEASE CALL WASTE PRO DIRECTLY TO ARRANGE FOR A TIME AND DATE OF PICKUP. 407-774-0800

 

Holidays:

New Years Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas

*If your collection day falls on one of the above holidays, your collection service will be on your next scheduled pick-up day*

Garbage

Each container must be at curbside by 7:00 AM, and not to exceed 50 pounds in weight, including container when full.

Standard containers consist of either cans with tight fitting lids or sealed plastic bags. Containers must not exceed 32 gallon and be in a safe and sanitary condition. Waste Pro is not liable for items stored on, in or near garbage.

If any item is not acceptable as GARBAGE, it will be placed back in your container. The following types of garbage will be picked up: normal household refuse, which shall include refuse from table and stove, small amounts of paper from kitchen and bathroom, bagged or wrapped and placed in containers or sealed bags.

Recycling

All recycling will be collected curbside and shall be in the approved recycling bin provided by the Town and shall be placed within 3 feet of the curb or roadway by 7:00 AM for collection.

Unacceptable items will not be picked up.

Acceptable items: all glass bottles and jars, aluminum, metal and tin cans, plastic soda bottles, plastic milk and water jugs and newspaper.
If you have more materials than the bin will hold, then put newspaper in a paper bag and place the bag on top of the recycling bin.

Yard Waste

Must be containerized, bagged or bundled. Bundles tied and not to exceed 4 feet in length.

Each container must be at curbside by 7:00 AM, and not to exceed 50 pounds in weight and 32 gallon in size.

Unacceptable items will not be picked up (i.e. construction/remodeling materials).

Acceptable items: all vegetable matter resulting from residential yard and landscape maintenance to include tree and shrub trimmings, grass clippings, palm fronds or small tree branches (not to exceed 6 inches in diameter per branch).

WastePro does not have a tonnage limit for yard waste pickup in the Town of Windermere. Routes can be delayed when trucks must empty at transfer stations in the middle of routes. WastePro recommends homeowners request that their landscaping service hauls away any debris they generate.