• 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 AM Saturday - 8:00 PM Sunday at one of two locations:
        1. 6th Street Community Center (between Jefferson & Meridian)
        2. 75th 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 AM to 5:00 PM at the County's Home Chemical Collection Centers:
        1. 8831 NW 58th Street, Doral
        2. 23707 SW 97th Avenue-Gate B, South Dade
      • From 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 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 - 75th Street & Dickens Avenue
      • South Beach - ECOMB at 210 2nd Street (between Collins & Washington Avenues)
    6. Recycling Requirements:
      • The City of Miami Beach provides single-stream recycling services to single family homes and multi-family residences of 8 or fewer units with pick up on Wednesdays.
      • 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.
      • Multi-family Residences of nine (9) or more units must provide residents with a single-stream recycling program that recycles newspaper, glass, metal containers, and plastics (but not plastic bags)
      • 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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