To schedule a tour, complete our "No Such Place as Away" Tour Request Form or call (727) 464-7500.
Pinellas County has an award-winning 703-acre facility that includes a Waste-to-Energy facility, landfill, water treatment facility, Household Electronics and Chemical Collection Center and more. The 90-minute tour includes a classroom presentation where participants will learn how over 1,000,000 tons of waste are managed each year and how to reduce, reuse, and recycle to create less waste. It also includes a driving tour for an up-close look at what happens after garbage is collected from homes and businesses.
- By appointment
- For ages 8 and up, and grades 3 and above
- Available Monday through Friday. Start times between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
- Free bus transportation to and from site may be offered to Pinellas County schools and educational groups of 15 or more.
For individuals or small groups, tours are available on the 1st Friday of every month and select Saturdays. You must register on Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com. Search for “solid waste” or “free tour.” Please register at least one week prior to tour date.
To schedule a presentation, complete our "No Such Place as Away" Presentation Request Form or call (727) 464-7500.
Can’t make it out for a tour? If you’re in Pinellas County, we can come to you. We offer a presentation on how garbage is managed in the county and how to properly recycle. The length and content level can be suited to your group’s needs. Presentations available to groups, such as:
- Community groups
- Civic organizations
Presentations are for ages 8 and up, and grades 3 and above.