Sunday, May 12, 2019

Vegetation Amnesty Week 2019 is May 27th–31st in Lake Worth Beach (informative video below).

Press release issued by Mr. Ben Kerr, PIO (561-586-1631; email:

Lake Worth Beach, Florida* — The City of Lake Worth Beach’s Refuse Division will be having a RESIDENTIAL VEGETATION (ONLY) AMNESTY PICK UP SERVICE beginning May 27, 2019.

“In preparation for Vegetation Amnesty Week the City of Lake Worth Beach presents this video on vegetation collection to help residents avoid fines when placing out their vegetation piles.”

Vegetation Amnesty Week is designed to allow residents to dispose of large amounts of vegetation prior to the commencement of Hurricane Season (not to exceed 12 cubic yards per residential property). All vegetation should be placed curbside on a resident’s regularly scheduled pick-up day and the City of Lake Worth Beach’s Refuse Division will remove it at no charge.

Vegetation will be picked up on the following days:
  • Zone 1: Monday, May 27.
  • Zone 2: Thursday, May 30.
  • Zone 3: Friday, May 31.
  • Zone 4: Tuesday, May 28.

Definitions of vegetation items are as follows:
  • Only vegetation at curbside.
  • Tree branches less than 2″ in diameter.
  • Branches and palm fronds less than 4′ in length.
  • Stumps less than 15″ in diameter and/or less than fifty (50) pounds.
  • Do NOT use vegetation bin — place ALL vegetation at the curb.

For more information please contact:
  • LWB Public Services Refuse Dept. at 561-533-7344.
  • Or contact Mr. David McGrew, the City’s horticulturist at 561-586-1677 (email:

*About Lake Worth Beach: “Located in Central Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach is a dynamic, multi-cultural city with an individualistic style. People are drawn to the City by its acceptance of different cultures and lifestyles, historic districts, hip downtown and colorful arts district.”