Important Phone Numbers:

  • Emergency Fire, Medical, and Police:  911
  • Lake County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency:  352-343-2101
  • Black Bear Waterworks, Inc./Black Bear Irrigation Source, Inc. Helpdesk:  1-888-228-2134
  • Sumter Electric Cooperative (SECO):  352-357-5600
  • Florida Poison Information Center:  1-800-222-1222
  • Lake County School Board:  352-253-6500
  • Curbside Garbage Collection Services:  352-343-9400

Curbside Garbage Collection

Weekly Garbage Collection for Black Bear Reserve:

  • Monday - Household Garbage
  • Thursday - Household Garbage and Recycling
  • Friday - Yard Waste

Following a holiday, residents may dispose of excess trash in bags outside of their carts.  There will be no collection services on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

If one of the household garbage collection days falls on a holiday, collection will occur on the next scheduled collection day.  For example, a household receiving Monday/Thursday garbage collection and Monday is a holiday, garbage collection will occur on Thursday.  Recycling collection will not occur for that week if the holiday falls on the day recycling is collected.

If you are experiencing difficulties with trash collection please call the Lake County Solid Waste Division at 352-343-9400.


Black Bear Reserve Lawn Watering Schedule