Port Charlotte Dump Hours: A Comprehensive Guide to Waste Disposal

Hours of Operation Monday – Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Customers that hand-unload need to enter the landfill.

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Are you looking for detailed information about dump hours in Port Charlotte? Whether you’re a resident or a business owner, knowing the proper disposal methods and schedules is crucial. This article will provide you with all the essential details about dump hours, allowable items, and prohibited items at the Port Charlotte Landfill and Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facilities.

Port Charlotte Landfill Hours

The Port Charlotte Landfill is located at 29751 Zemel Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33955. It is open to the public from Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Saturday, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Customers who hand-unload their waste must enter the landfill 30 minutes before closing time.

Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facilities Hours

The Mid-County Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facility is located at 19765 Kenilworth Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL, and the West Charlotte Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facility is located at 7070 Environmental Way, Englewood, FL. Both facilities are open from Tuesday to Saturday, with gates opening at 9:00 a.m. and closing at 3:45 p.m. All unloading of waste must be completed by 4:00 p.m.

Allowable Items at Port Charlotte Dump and Mini-Transfer Facilities


  • Construction and demolition debris (limited quantities)
  • Tires with or without rims (22-inch maximum)
  • Furniture and refuse (limited quantities)
  • Residential yard trimmings (specific size and weight restrictions)

Mini-Transfer Facilities:

  • Recycling (plastics, cardboard, paper, glass, aluminum, steel cans, scrap metals)
  • Special wastes (cooking oil, household hazardous waste, lead-acid batteries, rechargeable batteries, paints, pesticides, motor oils, used oil filters, hypodermic needles)
  • Allowable items with limitations (construction and demolition debris, tires, furniture, refuse, residential yard trimmings)

Prohibited Items at Port Charlotte Dump and Mini-Transfer Facilities

  • Business or commercial waste
  • Firearms/Ammunition
  • Perishable waste (household garbage)
  • Yard trimmings in plastic trash bags
  • E-Waste
  • Trailers longer than 12 feet long and wider than 6 feet

Fees and Regulations

Landfill Tipping Fees:

  • County Residents: $39.28 per ton (minimum charge of $5)
  • Out-of-County: $78.54 per ton (minimum charge of $17)
  • Tires: $125.46 per ton in-county and $141.82 per ton out-of-county
  • Asbestos: $109.10 per ton (in-county asbestos only)
  • Special Handling: $50 per event

Mini-Transfer Facilities:

  • Residents are allowed 12 free visits per fiscal year (October 1-September 30).
  • Proof of county residency is required.
  • Recycling and household hazardous waste do not count towards the 12 visits.

Additional Information

  • Businesses can only participate in the county’s recycling program at the Mini-Transfer Facilities.
  • C.A.R.E’s ReUse Stores accept donations of discarded, useable household items at both Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facilities.
  • The Chemical Reuse Shop is located inside the C.A.R.E Reuse Store at the Mid County Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facility, offering free motor oil, furniture polish, and house paint.

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By following these guidelines and adhering to the established hours, you can ensure proper waste disposal and contribute to the cleanliness and environmental sustainability of Port Charlotte.

Hours of Operation Monday – Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Customers that hand-unload need to enter the landfill.

Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facilities


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