The following resources apply to all cities, counties, and municipalities in the State of Florida.
Report a Sick, Injured, Dead, Tagged, Orphaned or Distressed Manatee
Phone: 1-888-404-FWCC (3922)
Common Hotline / Emergency Phone Numbers
NRC (National Response Center): 1-800-424-8802
Florida FWC Wildlife Alert: 1-888-404-3922 or send a txt to Tip@MyFWC.com
Florida State Watch Office (non-emergency): 850-815-4001
Center for Disease Control: 404-639-2888
Poison Control Center: 1-800-282-3171
CHEMTREC Referral Center: 1-800-424-9300
Toxic Substances Control Act Hotline: (202) 554-1404
Mercury Hotline: (800) 833-3505
National Animal Poison Control Center: 1-800-548-2423
Pesticide Hotline: (800) 858-7378
USEPA Emergency Response & Removal Branch: 404-562-8700
US Coast Guard Tampa MSO Operations Center: 813-228-2189 Florida Division of Emergency Management, State Watch Desk: 800-320-0519.
If you find a dead, sick, or injured sea turtle
Call FWC's 24-hour Wildlife Alert Number at 1-888-404-FWCC (1-888-404-3922).
Report Sightings of Nonnative Species
Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program
Nuisance Alligator Hotline: 1-866-FWC-GATOR (866-392-4286)
Reporting fish kills in Florida
Fish Kill Hotline: 1-800-636-0511.
Oil, Fuel or Hazardous Material Spills in Florida Waters
Florida DEP 24-hour Emergency Response # (800) 320-0519
How do I recycle ink?
Can I recycle a cigarette butt?
How to recycle plastic bags, Styrofoam, and other foam products!
How do I recycle tires?
It may take a few calls, but most auto shops can dispose of tires properly. Be sure to check if there is a fee associated with drop-off.
Where can I bring old or broken electronics?
Electronics can typically be placed with hazardous waste for proper disposal. Best Buy offers recycling for TVs and most electronics. Be sure to check if there is a fee associated with drop-off.
How do I dispose of hazardous waste & needles?
How do I request assistance if my concerns aren't being addressed or taken seriously?