Trash and Recycling
The Town has a contract with Waste Management for residential and commercial solid waste and recycling collection.
Lawn or pool chemicals, tires, etc. will not be picked up. For latex (water based) paint disposal, remove the lid, let any paint in the can dry, then place in a household garbage container. Please contact Lake County Solid Waste for hazardous waste disposal information.
Household Garbage Containers
Trash containers are issued by Waste Management. Please contact them to request a receptacle. Do not use red colored bags. These are reserved for bio-hazardous medical waste only.
For the Water Oak Subdivision, Griffin Avenue, and the Lakes of Lady Lake residents garbage and yard trash pick-up is on Tuesday and Friday. Recycling is on Tuesday.
For all other Lady Lake residents garbage and yard trash pick-up is on Monday and Thursday. Recycling is on Thursday.
Household garbage, bulk items and yard waste must be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the day of collection. Garbage containers shall be removed from the curb at the end of the day.
Recycling containers are available for residents living inside Town limits. However, residents living within The Villages need to use clear plastic bags. Recycling containers can be picked up at the Lady Lake Public Works Complex. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Cardboard boxes should be flattened and bundled and placed in or next to the recycling container.
Solid waste includes household garbage, yard trash, and bulk items.
Solid Waste Transfer Station
The Lake County Solid Waste Transfer Station is located at 1200 Jackson St., Lady Lake. It is approximately a quarter of a mile south of County Road 466 and on the east side of Rolling Acres Rd.
It is open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Neither the Town nor Waste Management will accept tires for collection. Residents must take the unwanted tires to a tire retailer for recycling. There is a state required disposal fee.
Grass clippings, leaves, shrubbery and tree cuttings, pine needles, palm fronds, etc. Yard trash must be no more than 6 feet in length and no more than 6 inches in diameter. It should be stacked neatly at the curb. Leaves, grass clippings and pine needles must be bagged or containerized. No bag or can should exceed 40 pounds.