American Flag Rescue Program

American Flag Rescue Program Drop BoxRetire Your Flags

The American Flag Rescue Program was founded in 2019 by Chris Benjamin of the St. Johns County Solid Waste Division. This program provides residents with the opportunity to properly retire flags with honor and respect. American Flag Rescue Program Video

American Flag Drop Boxes are available to the public at several locations in St. Johns County.


American Flag Drop Box Locations

  • City of St. Augustine Beach City Hall
    2200 A1A South
    St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080
  • St. Johns County Utility Dept.
    1205 State Road 16
    St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Supervisor of Elections
    4455 Avenue A, Ste. 101
    St. Augustine, FL 32095
  • Tillman Ridge Transfer Station Scale House
    3005 Allen Nease Rd.
    Elkton, FL 32033
  • Stratton Road Transfer Station Scale House
    250 North Stratton Rd.
    St. Augustine, FL 32095

St. Johns County Libraries

  • Anastasia Island Branch Library
    124 Sea Grove Main St.
    St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080
  • Bartram Trail Branch Library
    60 Davis Pond Blvd.
    Fruit Cove, FL 32259
  • Hastings Branch Library
    6195 South Main St.
    Hastings, FL 32145
  • Main Branch Library
    1950 North Ponce De Leon Blvd.
    St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library
    101 Library Blvd.
    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  • Southeast Branch Library
    6670 U.S. 1 South
    St. Augustine, FL 32086

Tax Collector Offices

  • Main Office
    4020 Lewis Speedway
    St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • St. Johns Office
    725 Flora Branch Rd.
    St. Johns, FL 32259
  • Southeast Office
    6670 U.S. 1 South
    St. Augustine, FL 32086
  • Ponte Vedra Beach Office
    151 Sawgrass Corners Dr.
    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

More Information

For information about the American Flag Rescue Program or to inquire about reusable flags, please contact Solid Waste Division.


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SJC Public Works Office
2750 Industry Center Rd
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 827-6980

Tillman Ridge
Transfer Station

3005 Allen Nease Rd
Elkton, FL. 32033 (Map)

Stratton Rd
Transfer Station
250 N. Stratton Rd
St. Augustine, FL. 32095 (Map)

Transfer Station Hours
Monday Friday: 7 a.m. 6 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. 1 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Thanksgiving, Christmas,
and New Year's Day Holidays

Questions or Concerns
Please contact us at (904) 827-6980
for further assistance.