Brevard County Solid Waste Management Department

Our mission is to protect public health by providing an efficient and environmentally sound Solid Waste Management System for Brevard County's Customers. Our Facilities consist of two landfills (Central Disposal Facility in Cocoa and Sarno Landfill in Melbourne). Two transfer stations (Sarno and Titusville). The Mockingbird Mulching Facility and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers located at the Central Disposal Facility, Sarno Landfill and Mockingbird Mulching Facility.

  • DEA’s 20th Biannual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 24th!

    Mar 18, 2021, 15:29 PM by Solid Waste Department
    Americans continue to support the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day by participating in the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) upcoming National Prescription Drug Take-Back event on April 24th from 10am to 2pm at designated locations throughout the country.

Solid Waste Collection Agreement and Solid Waste Code

The Department monitors the Collection Agreement and the Collection Agreement Addendum 1 with Waste Management for curbside collection of garbage, recycling and yard waste for residents in Unincorporated Brevard. If you live within city or town limits please see the list for contact information.

Solid Waste Code (Chapter 94)

Pile of used phones and computer parts.

Household Electronics

List of household electronic devices and instructions how to dispose of them, plus a list of recycling & disposal companies.

Multiple cans of used household paint.

Household Hazardous Waste

List of household hazardous waste items and instructions how to dispose of them with a list of collection center locations.

Multiple prescription bottles, one is tipped over with pills spilled onto table.

Prescription Drug Disposal

A list of FREE residential prescription drug disposal locations as well as an interactive prescription drug drop-off map.

Garbage truck picking up a collection bin.

Residential Collection

Unincorporated Brevard County waste collection schedule, interactive map of unincorporated areas & special collection information.

Large pile of debris from a destroyed home.

Storm Debris

Information about pre-hurricane yard maintenance, 72 hours from landfall, after the storm has passed & storm debris collection.

Garbage cans filled with yard waste placed by the curb.

Yard Waste & Mulching

Yard waste guidelines for homeowners, collection frequency, directions how to get free mulch and information about composting.