Garbage and Recycling

Note: Information gleaned from Tony Prendergast’s Jan/Feb 2016 newsletter, and reformatted some.

The City of Delray Beach has contracted with SWA for rubbish and recycling removal.


Paper products in the Yellow Bin:

  • beverage cartons
  • tissue boxes
  • dry food boxes
  • corrugated cardboard

Boxes must be flattened and cut to 3’ x 3’ maximum.

Recyclables in the Blue Bin:

  • plastic containers #1 – #7
  • steel and aluminum cans
  • drink boxes
  • milk and juice cartons
  • glass bottles and jars

Bins are available online at:

Or call: 561-697-2700.

Collection Services and Schedules

  • Garbage: Tuesday and Friday
  • Recycling: Friday
  • Vegetation: Tuesday
  • Large items: Tuesday

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