• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    1. To implement a single-stream recycling program, contact one of the following licensed haulers:
      Waste Management Inc. of Florida

      Progressive Waste Solutions Inc.
      Elvis Urbina

      Southern Waste Systems - Single Stream Recycling

      Danny Resnick
      Anthony Montesano
    2. If you witness an illegal dumping incident in progress, please call 305.673.7901. You may be eligible for a $250 reward.
    3.   Bulk trash can be properly disposed:
      • The first weekend of every month at the City's FREE Wasteful Weekends events from 8:00 a.m. Saturday - 8:00 p.m. Sunday at one of two locations:
        1. 6 Street Community Center (between Jefferson & Meridian)
        2. 75 Street & Dickens Avenue  
      • Hazardous waste is NOT accepted
      • Call 305.673.7616 for more information
    4. Home chemicals and electronic waste can be properly disposed:
      • Wednesday-Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the County's Home Chemical Collection Centers:
        1. 8831 NW 58 Street, Doral
        2. 23707 SW 97 Avenue-Gate B, South Dade
      • From 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at one of the City's FREE semi-annual hazardous waste events. Visit our Upcoming Events page for the date of the next event.
    5. The City has two (2) Single-Stream Recycling Drop-off Locations that are open 24 hours:
      • North Beach - 75 Street & Dickens Avenue
      • South Beach - ECOMB at 210 2 Street (between Collins & Washington Avenue)
    6. Recycling Requirements:
      • In June 2012, the City Commission adopted a new ordinance mandating multi-family residences and commercial establishments implement a single-stream recycling program by July 1, 2014. This ordinance was amended in 2014 to include all properties with two or more units.
      • Multi-family Residences of two units or more must provide residents with a single-stream recycling program that recycles newspaper, glass, metal containers, and plastics (but not plastic bags).
      •  The City of Miami Beach provides single-stream recycling services to single family homes and multi-family residences of eight or fewer units with pick up on Wednesdays if they opt out of contracting a private waste hauler. 
      • Businesses/Commercial establishments must provide recycling program that accepts at least three (3) of these categories:
        • Newspaper/cardboard
        • Glass
        • Metal containers
        • Plastics
        • Textiles
        • Wood
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