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> Due to the Independence Day holiday, Miami-Dade County customers scheduled to have their trash picked up on Friday, July 3 will instead have it collected on their next regularly scheduled pickup day of Tuesday, July 7. Recycling will go on as scheduled. Read about facility and office schedules and more in the news release.

The many ways to recycle

Miami-Dade County makes it easy for you to improve the environment with its recycling program. Do it at your home or office, and learn everything you need about recycling.

SunPass comes to Rickenbacker, Venetian Causeways

All tolls on the Rickenbacker and Venetian Causeways are now collected electronically via SunPass. C-Pass transponders or cash are no longer accepted.

Drain and cover

It's the summer rainy season in Miami-Dade County, and mosquitoes are here. Learn to protect yourself and property from the potentially serious diseases they carry. Know why drain and cover can go a long way.

Bulky waste pickup

Each household is entitled to two bulky waste pickups from January 1st to December 31st of each year, of up to 25 cubic yards each.

Public Works and Waste Management

The Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department provides waste collection and recycling services to more than 300,000 households in unincorporated Miami-Dade County and eight municipalities, including Aventura, Cutler Bay, Doral, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest and Sunny Isles Beach.

The department engineers, constructs and maintains the County's roads, bridges, canals, sidewalks, street signs, pavement markings, traffic signals, street lights and stormwater drainage facilities. It maintains landscapes along the public rights-of-way of Miami-Dade County and also provides a mosquito control program.

June 30 public hearing on proposed increase to special taxing districts’ non-ad valorem assessments

Miami-Dade County residents living in certain special taxing districts may see a proposed rate increase to non-ad valorem assessments. They include:

A public hearing will take place at 9:30 a.m. June 30 in the Stephen P. Clark Center Commission Chambers in Downtown Miami. Comments can also be submitted in writing or via email by June 28 to STDP@miamidade.gov.

For more information, call 305-375-5514.

Venetian Causeway project underway; west bridge closed to traffic

Venetian CausewayThe demolition and replacement of the Venetian Causeway's west bascule bridge requires the closure of the bridge to vehicular, cycling and pedestrian traffic. Work started June 1, and is expected to last nine months.

Anyone traveling to and from Miami Beach should use the MacArthur or Julia Tuttle Causeways.

The east bascule bridge is closed to marine traffic to ensure vehicular traffic will be able to access and depart from the Venetian Causeway.

First home composting workshop set for June 27

Home compostingHome composting of yard waste and select kitchen waste takes materials that could wind up in a landfill and converts it into compost, a useful product for our South Florida gardens. Anything that was a plant can be composted.

The first workshop, taking place July 18 in Doral, will teach attendees proper techniques and management.

 

Keeping your recycling cart happy

Get a refresher on what to recycle to keep your cart happy.

Next phase of Miami Avenue Bridge project underway

The next phase of the Miami Avenue Bridge improvement project includes the installation of bicycle-friendly grating and other related work focused on the northbound lanes of the bridge.

The project is anticipated to be completed in December.

Construction work will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Night and weekend activity is also possible.

How recycling makes a difference

Thanks to your enthusiastic participation, Miami-Dade County’s single-stream recycling program is having quite a positive impact on our environment. Take a look at our Recycling Happy Facts and learn more about how your recycling efforts are making a difference!

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