St. Cloud Recycles


The City of St. cloud offers curbside recycling. Participation is the key to a successful recycling program. The city supports single-stream recycling because of the convenience it allows residents. The blue carts allow convenient co-mingling of recyclable paper, plastics, metal, & glass in one cart. No sorting means everyone can easily do their part.

Accepted Items

The following clean items are to be recycled: 

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard (flatten all boxes) 
  • Food boxes (cereal; cracker, etc.)
  • Gable top containers (milk and juice cartons) 
  • Glass jars and bottles
  • Junk mail
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Office paper and file folders (without wax liners)
  • Paper bags
  • Paper cardboard dairy and juice cartons
  • Paperback and phone books
  • Plastic bottles
  • Tin, steel or aerosol cans

Blue is the way to go green all in one blue reycyle bin

Items Not Accepted

The following items are not to be recycled: 

  • Bottle caps
  • Broken glass 
  • Ceramics or dishes
  • Electronics
  • Food waste
  • Hardback books
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Light bulbs, window glass, or mirrors
  • Motor oil containers
  • Newspapers with plastic wrappers
  • Plastic bags 
  • Plastic tubes, jars, and trays
  • Polystyrene foam
  • Shredded paper
  • Yard waste or trash
  • Metal Pans
  • Plastic Wrap

Transfer Station

View information regarding accepted waste materials, special pickups, household hazardous disposal and our holiday pickup schedule.

In addition to single stream curbside pick-up, residents may also drop off their recyclables at the St. Cloud Transfer Station:
2750 Peghorn Way
St. Cloud, FL 34769

St. Cloud Transfer Station is open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. to Noon (except for holidays).