Help Us Keep Our City Beautiful!

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For garbage, trash or recycling call 305-460-5346

For code violations call 305-460-5226. Code Enforcement Officer Wade Hill

My Waste Collection Reminders

Garbage (Kitchen Waste) is collected from my home on:

_____ Monday and Thursday       _____ Tuesday and Friday

Keep garage cans on the garage side of my home out of sight. Do not place them on the City parkway for collection.

Household Refuse and Clean Yard Waste (Trash) will be collected from the City parkway of my home on ________. Only up to one cubic yard (roughly the size of a dishwasher) is permitted weekly without additional charges. Household refuse may only be placed out for pick-up after 6 p.m. on the evening prior to my collection day.

Household refuse =accumulation of paper, excelsior, wooden or cardboard boxes or containers, sweepings, household furnishings, plastics products (other than recyclables) and all other accumulations of a nature other than garbage and clean yard waste.

Clean Yard Waste = accumulation of grass shrubbery cuttings and other refuse resulting from the care of lawns, shrubbery, vines, trees and tree limbs.

Recyclable materials will be collected on . Keep containers together with garbage containers on the garage side of my home out of sight. Do not place containers on the City parkway for collection.

Recyclable materials = newspapers, aluminum cans, steel cans, glass containers and plastic beverage containers. Don't recycle books, magazines, grocery bags, plastic wraps or bags, nozzles or rubber or styrofoam items.

Large appliances like washers, dryers, refrigerators or other heavy items must be scheduled for special pickup. Call 305-460-5346.

Toxic materials can be disposed of by calling the Miami-Dade Department of Solid Waste Management at 305-597-1768 in order to arrange drop off.

The City of Coral Gables has had an increasing problem with trash being placed on the parkway/swale in violation with City ordinances.

Section 54-153 of the City Code states that residents/occupants may place trash on the parkway/swale immediately abutting their property. Dumping trash on parkways/swales abutting other residents property is in violation of section 54-154 of the City Code and any one doing so will be given a Civil Citation with a fine of up to $500.00.

This section also states that resident/occupants of the City of Coral Gables shall deposit trash no earlier than 6:00 pm the day preceding the collection day. Again, anyone placing trash on the parkway/swale in violation of this section will be given a Civil Citation with a fine of up to $500.00.

Note: Yard cuttings and clippings may be placed on the parkway/swale any time during the week.