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> Trash and recycling pickup will be provided as normal on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Read 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.

Venetian Causeway bridge project to begin June 1 and affect traffic

Venetian CausewayThe demolition and replacement of the Venetian Causeway's west bascule bridge will cause the bridge to close to all traffic starting June 1. Work 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 will be closed to marine traffic to ensure vehicular traffic will be able to access and depart from the Venetian Causeway.

Keeping your recycling cart happy

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

Miami Avenue Bridge project deadline moved to December

Phase II of the Miami Avenue Bridge improvement project focuses on southbound construction, but affects traffic and pedestrian access in both directions of South Miami Avenue over and near the Miami River.

The project is anticipated to be completed in December.

Southbound lanes are closed, and northbound lanes from Phase I of the project have reopened. Construction work will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Night and weekend activity is also possible.

First home composting workshop in August

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 Aug. 8 in Palmetto Bay, will teach attendees proper techniques and management.


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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