Marion County Solid Waste collecting furniture, electronics
The Marion County Solid Waste Department will have seven furniture collection dates during April and May. Residents can bring in old furniture, which will be transported to a landfill.
All drop off times are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The seven events during April and May are at the following locations:
- April 6: Fort McCoy Recycling Center, 12195 E. Highway 316, Fort McCoy
- April 20: Weirsdale Recycling Center, 13535 SE 164th St., Weirsdale
- April 27: Orange Lake Recycling Center, 18290 NW 53rd Court Road, Citra
- May 4: Florida Highlands Recycling Center, 8390 SW 150th St., Dunnellon
- May 11: Salt Springs Recycling Center, 13580 NE 203rd Ave. Road, Salt Spring
- May 18: South Forest Recycling Center, 15495 SE 182nd Ave., Umatilla
- May 25: Wright Road Recycling Center, 11190 NW 90th Ave., Reddick
Electronics, such as televisions, radios, computer monitors and steros can be dropped off to be recycled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following Ocala locations:
- April 13: Newton Recylcing Center, 1750 NW 100th St.
- May 11: Recycle All Electronics, 1500 SW 17th Ave., Builidng 300
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