Household Waste is collected twice weekly (Area A) and once per week (Area B) and should be placed in waste containers with secure lids. It should be placed about 10 feet from pavement or vehicle lane on a dirt road. Please do not block mail carrier access. Please limit cans and bags to 50 lbs. Household waste may include televisions, monitors, printers, computers, microwave ovens, toasters and other counter-top appliances.
Household waste pickup does not include yard waste, white goods (metal), mattresses, box springs, carpet, large plastic toys or strollers, vinyl or plastic pools, furniture, rechargeable batteries, hazardous materials or building materials. Household waste will not be picked up if it is mixed with any of the above materials.
Please note,Walton County residents may purchase 96-gallon carts by calling the local WM customer service line at (850) 835-0248 or Erik Graves at (850) 389-6121 or by purchasing a cart from a big-box store.
Bulk Waste Collection is not offered in Area A.
Bulk waste is defined as the following: waste material from the operation of a home that is not included within the definition of “Acceptable Waste.” Bulk Waste shall include appliances (white goods), household furniture, yard toys, lawnmowers, and building materials waste from do-it-yourself projects. Appliances and lawn mowers shall be free from Freon, gas/oil, and any other chemical substances. Waste generated by or from building contractors or subcontractors, tree removal, land clearing or development and automobile or boat parts are not included in the definition herein.
There are two dumpsters (a dumpster for metal and a dumpster for electronics) located at 970 South County Highway 83, Santa Rosa Beach.
Yellow pages, Craigslist, and local newspapers list people who want to pick up used white goods and other items, some of which have no cost to you. Please donate all gently used items that you do not wish to sell to your local thrift store.