Commercial Recycling

The City of Brevard is pleased to provide weekly commercial recycling.  Collection by Republic Services, Inc. is performed every Thursday.

Please place your recyclables curbside by 7:30 a.m. on your scheduled day in the cart or bin provided to you. The commercial recycling fee is $4 per month / per container. Remove lids from bottles and jars. Do not mix regular garbage with recyclables. Republic Services will not collect blue bags. A calendar with collections dates is available by contacting Public Works or pick one up at the Water Department.

Carts or bins are available by contacting Public Works and delivery is free!


All commercial recycling will be collected each week on Thursday.
Items Collected
  • Aluminum and steel cans (no lids)
  • Aluminum foil and pie plates
  • Brown paper grocery bags
  • Catalogs, TV guides, magazines, telephone books
  • Cereal boxes, shoe boxes, other boxes
  • Corrugated cardboard (broken down and flat)
  • Glass bottles and jars (clear, green, or brown)
  • Mixed paper - office, construction, wrapping paper, envelopes
  • Newspaper and newspaper inserts
  • Paper back books, junk mail
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, or tubs - #1 through #7 (no lids)
  • Shredded paper
  • Soda and beer cartons
  • Toilet and paper towel rolls
Items Not Collected
  • Antifreeze / motor oil
  • Broken glass or windows / mirror glass
  • Carbon, NCR, or wax paper
  • Detergent boxes
  • Dishes, cookware, or drinking glasses
  • Dog and cat food bags
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Hard back books
  • Light bulbs
  • Milk cartons
  • Paint cans or aerosol cans
  • Paper towels or tissues
  • Pesticide bottles
  • Pizza or juice boxes
  • Plastic bags or plastic wrap
  • Polystyrene foam
  • Polystyrene foam egg cartons
  • Spiral bound notebooks
Commercial Cardboard Recycling Program
As according to the City of Brevard Fee Schedule, all commercial businesses inside the city limits (includes all businesses with a privilege license) shall pay $10 per month for corrugated cardboard collection. Please remove all packing material from cardboard and break down large boxes. Cardboard should be placed curbside by 12 p.m. for collection. Call 828-884-2171, Option 4, by 12 p.m. for same day collection.

Carts & Bins
Contact Public Works via email or by calling 828-884-2171, Option 4, for free cart or bin delivery.