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For Immediate Release:
January 11, 2012

Media Contact:
Gayle R. Love

Frank Calderon

No Miami-Dade County curbside garbage and trash collection services on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

(MIAMI, January 11, 2012) – In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, there will be no curbside garbage or trash collection services provided by the Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department on Monday, January 16, 2012, for residents of unincorporated Miami-Dade County and the cities of Aventura, Cutler Bay, Doral, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Sunny Isles Beach and Sweetwater. 

The Department’s Neighborhood Trash and Recycling Centers and Administrative Offices will also be closed on Monday, January 16th. 

However, please note curbside recycling services will be provided for Miami-Dade recycling customers whose every-other-week recycling collection day falls on Monday, January 16, 2012.

The Department's Resources Recovery Facility, regional transfer stations and landfills will be open January 16th and observe their normal hours of operation.

For more information on the Department’s holiday service schedule, call 3-1-1 or visit


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