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Ordering a New Waste or Recycling Cart
The standard size waste cart is 96 gallons and the standard recycling cart is 64 gallons. You can exchange the waste cart for a smaller 35-gallon or 65-gallon cart. The standard recycling cart can be exchanged for a smaller 35-gallon or larger 95-gallon cart. To exchange a recycling cart or order an additional cart, call 3-1-1.
The waste and recycling carts are the property of Miami-Dade County. You may not mark, modify or otherwise alter the carts.
If you move to a new residence, the carts must remain with the house for use by the next resident.
To exchange your cart, call 3-1-1. For information on the department's additional carts program, call 305-514-6666, ext. 1000.
- Read about damaged or stolen waste and recycling carts
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