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Landfill Information & Fees

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North Central Landfill


The landfill is located between Lakeland and Winter Haven, 4.5 miles east of Highway 98 South on Highway 540 or Winterlake Road.

7399 Decastro Road
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Saturdays 7:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Closed Sunday and all Major Holidays:

 New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

   Payment type is cash, check, debit or credit card.  If a business would like to set up an account, please contact our accounting office at 863-284-4319

Materials Accepted


Garbage/Trash (Class 1) $36.50 / ton  
Yard Waste $22.00 / ton
Construction and Demolition Debris $36.50 / ton 
Refrigerators and A/C Units (White Goods) $27.50 / ton without Freon
  $50.00 / ton with Freon
Standard Passenger Vehicle Tires:  No more than 10 tires accepted per visit               $2.00 per tire off rim  / $5.00 per tire on rim
Equipment/Semi Tires over 17"                       $175 / ton
Scrap Metals $27.50 / ton

Mobile Homes 

$495 per side

Asbestos no longer accepted.

All incoming loads are subject to a $10.00 minimum charge. All loads must be tarped. All items must be segregated. No waste generated from outside Polk County will be accepted. Household hazardous waste collection facility is available on-site.

Have Questions ?

If you have questions, please call Waste & Recycling Division at 863-284-4319.

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