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.
To schedule a tour, email us or call (727) 464-7500 with the following information:
- Contact Name
- Contact Email
- Contact Phone
- Number of tour participants in your group including yourself
- Age of children participants
- If there is anything else you would like us to know (i.e. participant limitations, accommodations, etc.)
To schedule a virtual presentation, complete our "No Such Place as Away" Presentation Request Form or call (727) 464-7500.
We offer virtual presentations (via Zoom or MS Teams) on how garbage is managed, how to properly recycle and why you should recycle, and how to use the County’s Where Does It Go? Recycling Search Tool. The length and content level can be suited to your group’s needs. Presentations available to groups, such as:
- Civic organizations
- Homeowners Associations
Presentations are for ages 8 and up, and grades 3 and above.