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Trash and Recycling Centers

Trash and Recycling Centers (TRC) provide a do-it-yourself disposal option for residential waste fee customers who reside in unincorporated Miami-Dade County and the cities of Aventura, Cutler Bay, Doral, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest and Sunny Isles Beach.

Centers are open daily from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. year round, except for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Independence Day and Christmas Day, as observed by Miami-Dade County.

What can I drop off at a TRC?

Customers can drop off household trash, tree and yard cuttings and up to one cubic yard of construction and demolition debris.

You can also dispose of up to four standard automobile tires, and white goods (old stoves, refrigerators, water heaters, washers, dryers, freezers, etc.), at most Trash and Recycling Centers. See the List of Collection Centers below for details.

The disposal of garbage (food or kitchen waste) at these centers is prohibited. Some centers accept used motor oil for recycling.

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List of Collection Centers

Look up the Trash and Recycling Center near you by using the GIS Community Services application. Enter your address, then select the Garbage & Recycling tab from the results. 

Trash and Recycling Centers are open daily from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Trash & Recycling Centers
North South
Golden Glades 1, 2*
140 NW 160 Street
Chapman Field 3, 4, 5*
13600 SW 60 Ave.
North Dade 2*
21500 NW 47 Avenue
Eureka Drive 2*
9401 SW 184 St.
Norwood
19901 NW 7 Avenue
Moody Drive 1, 2*
12970 SW 268 St.
Palm Springs North 2*
7870 NW 178 Street
Richmond Heights 3, 5*
14050 Boggs Drive
West Little River 2*
1830 NW 79 Street
Snapper Creek 1, 3*
2200 SW 117 Ave.
  South Miami Heights
20800 SW 117 Court
  Sunset Kendall 2*
8000 SW 107 Ave.
  West Perrine 2*
16651 SW 107 Ave.

*(1) Accepts used motor oil; (2) Accepts used electronics; (3) Does not accept white goods; (4) Does not accept tires; (5) Does not accept mattresses.

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Oversize Vehicles and Trailers

Trash and Recycling Center customers delivering trash in an oversize vehicle or trailer are no longer provided with an Oversize Vehicle Voucher for access to the Department’s landfills.

An oversize vehicle or trailer is defined as:

  • Any van with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of more than 11,000 pounds;
  • Any pickup truck with a GVW of more than 15,000 pounds; and
  • Any trailer with a bed larger than 10 feet long by 6 feet wide by 6 feet high.

Alternatives for disposal include:

For more information, call 3-1-1.

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TRC Access Management System

We've implemented the TRC Access Management System to ensure that only waste fee customers deliver materials to the facilities. Residents are required to present a valid State of Florida driver license or Identification Card to the waste attendant on duty.

The license or ID card will be scanned into a handheld device to determine if the addresses on the license or card is a match against an eligible property address in our database.

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