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The Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center has been activated and is closely monitoring Erika. For any updates about County facilities and services, please visit: http://www.miamidade.gov/emergency

Drain and cover

Learn how to protect yourself properly from the potentially serious diseases that mosquitoes may carry. Know why drain and cover can go a long way. More.

Report Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping is a serious crime that can harm our environment and make our neighborhoods look bad.

To report an illegal dumping site on public or private property:

  • Report it online
  • Call 3-1-1
  • Use 311Direct app

 

Recycle This, Not That!

Did you know there are many items you can--and can't--recycle in Miami-Dade County's recycling program?  learn more through our new campaign, Recycle This, Not That!"

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.

Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management 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, as well as mosquito control for Miami-Dade County.

Aerial Spraying

The County is using aerial spraying to actively control the mosquito population in Wynwood and Miami Beach. These are the areas of confirmed locally transmitted Zika cases. Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has issued a statement on aerial spraying for mosquito control in Miami Beach.  

 

New web application helps haulers with Disposal Facility Fee reporting requirements

Solid Waste Management is launching a new web application to help permitted private haulers accurately determine the Disposal Facility Fee (DFF) Area as defined in Section 15-1(r) of the Miami-Dade County Code. The interactive web application allows haulers to enter a service address to determine DFF applicability and displays the physical location of the property. Additional features of the new app include the ability to print a search record and access to an online map that displays the location of all Solid Waste Management facilities.

While the Department of Solid Waste Management has done its best to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on the DFFA map and the web application, each private hauler remains responsible for ensuring that DFF eligible service accounts are included in monthly DFF reports and payments.

Prevent Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping is a serious crime that can harm our environment and make our neighborhoods look bad. Learn how to report it online, and ways to properly dispose of your trash without dumping illegally.

Home composting workshops scheduled

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.

See the schedule of upcoming workshops and their registration status.

 

Keeping your recycling cart happy

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

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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