Solid Waste Management Department
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Bldg. A, Suite 118
Viera, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 633-2042
Fax: (321) 633-2038
Hours of Operation
Day Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
Address and Phone
Solid Waste Management Department
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Bldg. A, Suite 118
Viera, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 633-2042
Fax: (321) 633-2038
Hours of Operation
Day Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

 Recycle by Room - Recycle Right

Miscellaneous Garbage

Single Stream Recycling is an automated sorting process designed to handle non-hazardous items from your kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, office and mailbox.  The recyclables are then collected and transported to a material recovery facility where they are sorted and processed.

Plastic

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No Plastic Pesticide Containers

Pesticides are considered hazardous waste and should be disposed of properly at the hazardous waste collection facility. If empty they can be placed in the garbage.

Hazardous Waste
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No Bug Spray Bottles

Bug spray is also considered a mild pesticide and should be disposed of in your garbage.
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No Plastic Produce or Bakery Containers

These lightweight containers are made from a plastic with a different melting point than most food container plastics. This makes them difficult to recycle into other products.
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No Plastic Hazardous Cleaning Product Containers

Drain cleaning products are considered hazardous. If empty the container can be placed in the garbage. Bottles containing liquids should be disposed of at the Household Hazardous Waste collection facility.

Hazardous Waste
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No Plastic Motor Oil Bottles

Empty motor oil bottles contain petroleum residue and must be disposed of in your garbage. Used motor oil must be dropped off at a Household Hazardous Waste location in the county.

Hazardous Waste
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No Plastic Buckets

Plastic pails and buckets are too ridged and jam up the recycling equipment. If the bucket is still in good condition please consider donating to a local charity or thrift store.
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No Plastic Lawn Decorations

Plastic decorations are too large and ridged and are made from varying types of plastics that cannot be mixed with most recyclable plastics. These items could be donated to a local charity or thrift store.
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No Plastic Toys

Plastic toys are too large and ridged and are made from varying types of plastics that cannot be mixed with most recyclable plastics. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Plastic Plant Pots

Plastic plant pots are often too large and made from non-compatible varieties of plastics.
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No Plastic Storage Bins

Plastic storage bins are too large and ridged and made from non-compatible varieties of plastic.
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No Plastic Yard Furniture

Plastic yard furniture are too large and ridged and made from non-compatible varieties of plastic.

Glass

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No Mirror Glass

Mirror glass is painted and toughened with chemicals added limiting its ability to be recycled.
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No Window Glass

Window glass is toughened with chemicals added making it difficult to recycle.
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No Light Bulbs

Light bulbs are not recyclable and both compact and regular fluorescent bulbs need to be disposed of at the hazardous waste collection site. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Glass Holiday Decorations

Holiday decoration glass is too fragile to recycle. Consider donating unwanted decorations.

Cardboard

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No Wet Cardboard

Wet cardboard will fall apart and not make it through the automated sorting system.

Metal

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No Metal Hazardous Cleaner Cans

Cans containing products such as turpentine, mineral spirits, denature alcohol and paint thinners have hazardous material residue and if empty, should be disposed of in your garbage.
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No Hazardous Spray Cans

Spray cans that contained spray paint, lubricants, carburetor fluid and similar petroleum-based products must be disposed of in your garbage if empty. If they still contain liquid please take to a Household Hazardous Waste location.

Hazardous Waste
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No Metal or Plastic Paint Cans

Paint cans contain residue that prevents them from being recycled in the single-stream process. Empty paint cans should be placed in the garbage. If they have paint left please recycle by dropping off at a County Household Hazardous Waste location.

Hazardous Waste
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No Metal Propane Tanks

Metal tanks that contained propane fuel for grills, camp stoves, lights or heaters cannot be recycled in the single-stream process due to their size, weight and rigidity. They are also very dangerous and cannot be sorted by the equipment. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Scrap Metal

Scrap metal is typically too rigid and jams up or tangles the sorting equipment. Scrap metal should be recycled at a scrap metal facility. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Chains

Chains tangle and jam up the sorting equipment. Take chains to a metal recycling facility. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Metal Wire

Metal wire tangles up the sorting equipment and should be recycled at a scrap metal recycling facility. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options

Electronics

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No Electronics

Electronics are made from a mixture of materials that cannot be sorted in the single stream process. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Batteries

Alkaline batteries can be placed in your regular garbage cart. Rechargeable batteries should be properly recycled. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Rechargeable Tool Batteries

Batteries are considered hazardous material and need to be recycled at a Household Hazardous Waste collection facility.

Hazardous Waste
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No String Lights

String lights cannot be recycled in the single stream process because they tangle up the equipment. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Car Batteries

Car batteries are hazardous waste and too heavy for the single-stream recycling equipment. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Extension Cords

Electrical cords tangle up in the sorting equipment. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options

Miscellaneous Items

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No Tires

Tires are too large for the sorting equipment. Residents can take up to four (4) tires to a Brevard County Disposal facility each year free of charge.
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No Wood

Wood is too rigid for the sorting equipment. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Concrete

Concrete is too heavy and ridged for the sorting equipment. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Rope

Rope tangles up and shuts down the sorting equipment.
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No Garden Hoses

Rubber and plastic hoses are not made from a recyclable material. They will get tangled in the sorting machines.
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No Dog Poop

Dog poop is not recyclable. Please dispose of it in your garbage cart.
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No Bows and Ribbons

Bows and ribbons from gift packages are not recyclable in the single-stream process. See the Recyclopedia for other recycling options.

Recycling Options
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No Mixed Materials Food Cans

Packages that are made from mixed materials like chip cans or bread crumb cans cannot be recycled in the single-stream process since the materials cannot be separated.
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No Air Filters

Air filters are made from multiple materials that are not easily separated.
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No Mulch and Soil Bags

Just like plastic shopping bags, these bags will tangle in the sorting equipment causing damage and downtime. Since they are dirty they should NOT be taken to the grocery store collection sites.
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No Pet Food Bags

These bags are often made from multiple materials that cannot be separated. Some are made from plastic which will tangle in the sorting machines.
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No Mixed Material Packages

Packaging around toys, tools and batteries is made of cardboard and clear plastic. Since the materials are mixed they cannot be recycled. If the plastic is separated from the cardboard, please recycle the cardboard and place the plastic in the garbage.
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