PUBLIC WORKS - SANITATION The Sanitation Division is responsible for the collection and disposal of residential garbage, trash and refuse generated at municipal buildings; the residential recycling program; sanitation inspections; street sweeping on public right-of-ways and collection and disposal of litter from public litter bins. Collection and disposal services for residential garbage, as well as residential recycling, are provided by a private hauler on contract with the City. Mobile and manual street sweeping and litter control programs are provided by the City.
Neighborhood Pride Weekends (Wasteful Weekends)
Let the first weekend of the month be a wasteful one. Take your bulk trash to one of two dumpsters locations from 8:00 a.m. Saturday to 8:00 p.m. Sunday on the first weekend of every month.
The dumpsters are located at 6th Street Community Center (6th Street between Jefferson and Meridian avenues) and at 75th Street and Dickens Avenue.
Please DO NOT dispose of chemical or hazardous materials, tires, paints, or car parts into the dumpsters. Contact the Sanitation Division at 305-673-7616 for more information.
The Division maintains community involvement in the "Excuse Me, You Dropped Something!" campaign, which strives to educate residents and visitors of the importance of keeping the City in tip-top shape!
Illegal dumping can occur in any neighborhood at any time of the day or night. The Miami Beach Police Department has acknowledged this problem and is committed to protecting the environment of the City of Miami Beach. The Police Department is dedicated to the detection, investigation and apprehension of those responsible for polluting the lands, waters and atmosphere of the City of Miami Beach. If you witness an illegal dumping incident in progress, please call (305) 673-7901. You may be eligible for a $250 reward!