Important Global Message
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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.
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week takes place June 26 through July 2, 2016. In order to increase awareness of the importance of controlling mosquitoes, the Department of Solid Waste Management has mailed out a "Drain and Cover" campaign postcard to households throughout Miami-Dade county.
Bromeliads and Mosquitoes
Did you know those attractive bromeliads in your garden could be breeding mosquitoes? Learn more about how you can keep these pesky pests out of your bromeliads.
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.
Revenue Refunding Bonds receive favorable ratings
Miami-Dade County recently received favorable credit ratings from two prestigious rating agencies on $83.755 million Miami-Dade County Solid Waste System Revenue Refunding Bonds Series 2015, which priced Dec. 1, 2015.
The refunding bonds received a credit rating assignment of “A+” with outlook changed from negative to stable from Fitch Ratings, Inc. (Fitch). Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) upgraded the Solid Waste System credit from “A+” to “AA-“ with stable outlook.
Home composting workshops scheduled
Home 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.
- Read more about what you can and cannot recycle
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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