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Earth Day Clean Up.  9-11am

Address.  Meet on Bike Trial in front of the Hyatt Beach House at 5051 Overseas Hwy.  Key West, FL 33040.  City Staff will join volunteers to clean up the “Triangle” at US 1 and N. Roosevelt and will be cleaning up under the Cow Key Bridge and the Riviera Street Bridge.  

We will provide gloves, safety vests (bring yours if you have one), buckets (bring one if you have one), trash bags, pickers and please wear your mask.

Keep Key West Beautiful group Plogging The Keys will also be on site helping cleanup as well as handing out Earth Day friendly goodies like metal reusable water containers that clip onto you backpack or bike, 24-hour bus passes to volunteers who request them, small towels that say Keep Key West Beautiful.  We are also collecting cigarette butts for recycling, so if you have been picking them up or saving yours, feel free to bring them in a zip lock bag to this event.

If you have a boat, paddleboard or kayak and want to help we would love to have you also.  There is a lot of garbage under these bridges!

For more information contact Dee Dee Green at 305-809-3776 or e-mail Dee Dee

Record your cleanup information through here!

“This Earth Day 2021, the City of Key West is sharing a new way you can make a difference on your own or as a group. Pick a spot, cleanup it up and share the information with us. This will help Keep Key West Beautiful and it will help us track important data like the amount of litter being cleaned up, the type of material being littered and where. You could be the catalyst for change in our community. Make Volunteers for Earth DayEveryday Earth Day!”

Solid waste is a term that refers to all items being disposed of. For the City Solid Waste Division, we handle:

  • Recycle
  • Garbage
  • Household chemicals and electronics
  • Construction and demolition debris
  • Yard waste
  • Bulk pickup, home and yard furniture type items that are to large for garbage cart.


The City of Key West Utilities Department Solid Waste Division is responsible for handling solid waste in a way that is safe, timely and environmentally friendly as possible. We provide trash, recycling, yard waste, bulky waste services as well as, Household Hazardous Waste (household chemicals) and End-of-Life Electronics services and collection.

Commercial Services

To set up Commercial Service contact:
Waste Management Inc, FL
Phone: (305) 296-8297

Bulk Pickup

To request and schedule bulk waste pickup contact:
Waste Management Inc, FL
Phone: (305) 296-8297

Report a Missed Pickup

To report a missed pickup contact:
City of Key West
Phone: (305) 809-3776