Unaccepted Materials

Below are some of the materials not accepted by the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County at their transfer stations, due in part to damage sustained to Authority vehicles and equipment while loading and unloading these prohibited materials. Disposal of unacceptable materials is the responsibility of the tenant, property owner, or contractor. 

For disposal rates and hours, residents can contact the Solid Waste Authority at 866-792-4636 or visit their website.

The list of unacceptable materials that will not be picked up by the City includes, but is not limited to: 

Bathtubs/Sinks/ToiletsFlooring (all types)Pool parts & equipment
Carpeting/RugsLand clearing debris/LumberRoofing materials
Concrete/Concrete Poles/CementLawn maintenance equipmentSheds (wood/metal)
Construction & Demolition debrisMetal/Metal pipes
Tile (all types)
Decking/FencingPaints (all types)
DrywallPaver blocks
Tree stumps
Fluorescent light bulbsStepping stones
Wood/Railroad ties/Logs/Pallets

Solid Waste Violation Notice

If you receive a "Solid Waste Violation Notice" and your waste is refused for pickup due to contamination or because it contains unacceptable material, you are responsible for removal from the swale area within 12 hours. Collection of the clean load will not occur until your next scheduled pickup day unless provided as a pay for pickup service. Failure to comply with City regulations can result in Code Enforcement action.