The Solid Waste Section is responsible for rule development, solid waste policy, financial assurance compliance, and implementing Florida’s solid waste management program. Technical assistance is provided to the district offices concerning the permitting, compliance and enforcement activities associated with solid waste facilities. These facilities can include landfills, material recovery facilities, transfer stations, composting/processing facilities, and waste tire management sites.
Permitting, compliance and enforcement issues associated with these sites are managed by the DEP district offices.
Solid Waste Facility Locator This links to Map Direct, where you can locate a facility on a map. Just select “Find Places,” and you can search for a facility using the city, county or zip code, and many other options.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.