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Sanitation and Recycling Information and Schedule

Holiday Information

Marion and Sumter County Residents...For disposal of live Christmas Trees please place the tree curbside on Wednesday for pick up with yard waste. The tree must be free of tinsel or any type of decorations. If the tree has any decorations on it, it must be placed curbside with the household trash on the regularly scheduled day of pickup. If you have any questions please contact the sanitation hauler CH2MHill at 352-748-0109.

Lady Lake residents should contact Waste Management at 352-787-4416 and Lake County residents should contact Lake County Solid Waste at 352-343-3776 for questions regarding disposal of live Christmas Trees.

In an effort to maintain the aesthetic quality of our beautiful community, we are pleased to provide you with information regarding trash collection, curbside recycling and the disposal of household hazardous waste.

Effective December 27, 2012 The North Sumter County Utility Dependent District (NSCUDD) became the provider of the solid waste sanitation services for the Marion and Sumter County portion of The Villages when it purchased Sumter Sanitation. The Sumter Sanitation services are contracted through CH2M HILL OMI.

Sanitation services are a contractual provision of your declaration of restrictions and are charged to Village Residents on a year round basis irrespective of whether or not the home is occupied. The charge for sanitation services will continue to appear on your monthly combined bill that is sent by the VCDD Utility Billing and Customer Service Division for your respective utility service area. There is no change to the collection and billing procedures. CH2M HILL OMI will continue to make all collection pickups, and the VCDD Utility Billing and Customer Service Division will continue to bill and collect all payments as part of the combined bill. There is no change in rates.

Waste Management is the sanitation service provider for the residents that reside in the Town of Lady Lake and Lake County portion of The Villages. Waste Management bills those residents directly. Please view these helpful guides for information on collection schedules, curbside recycling, household hazardous waste disposal and frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Collection Schedule Map

2015 Holiday Pick-Up Schedule

2016 Holiday Pick-Up Schedule

Sumter Sanitation Collection Schedules and Information

Marion & Sumter County

  • Sumter Sanitation Billing Questions: 352-750-0000
  • Sumter Sanitation Pickup Questions: 352-748-0109

Town of Lady Lake

  • Waste Management: 352-787-4416

Lake County

  • Lake County Solid Waste: 352-343-3776