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:

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