Residents can properly dispose of these items at the City's bi-annual household hazardous waste collection or at one of the Miami-Dade County facilities listed below.  The next scheduled Hazardous Waste Collection Events are scheduled from 8:00 AM. to 3:00 P.M. at the 40 Street & Chase Avenue surface lot on the following dates:

  • Sunday April 2, 2017
  • Sunday December 3, 2017

Do not dispose of the following household hazardous waste items in the trash, in the sewer or on the ground:

Non-disposable Items
Automotive  Lawn & Garden
 Auto Batteries  Bug Spray
 Carburetor cleaner  Charcoal lighter fluid
 Degreaser  Fertilizer w/ weed killer
 Fuels  Insect Killer
 Gasoline   Pool Chemicals
 Oil Filters  Roach/Ant Killer
 Used Antifreeze    Rodent Bait
 Used Motor Oil    Weed Killer
Non-disposable Items
Household Items  Home Improvements
 Aerosol Products*  Concrete Cleaners
 Button Batteries    Driveway Sealer
 Batteries (rechargeable)   Furniture Stripper
 Drain Cleaners  Glue w/ solvents
 Fluorescent Lights  Latex Paint**
 Mothballs  Oil Based Paint
 Nail Polish/Remover  Paint Remover
 Oven Cleaner  Paint Thinner
 Polish w/ solvents  Roofing Tar
 Spot Removers    Stain/Varnish
 Thermometers (mercury)  Wood Preservatives

* Empty aerosols can be disposed of in the trash
** When possible, dry out unusable latex paint and dispose of in the trash.

The County has (2) Permanent Home Chemical Collection Centers:

• West Dade 8831 NW 58 Street
• South Dade 23707 SW 97 Avenue Gate-B

The hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and the contact number for Miami-Dade County is 305.594.1500.  Home Chemical Web Site: