Help Us Keep OCB Beautiful!

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

​For the recycling/disposal of electronics & batteries call 305-460-5008 or visit

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


My Waste Collection Reminders for Old Cutler Bay

Garbage Pickup: Monday/ Thursday

Trash & Recycling Pickup: Monday


About Garbage (Kitchen Waste)

To be assured of a pickup, residents must place these items in their garbage cans no later than the evening before their regularly scheduled pickup day. Please ensure that any sharp objects such as broken glass and needles are made safe handling .Keep garage cans on the garage side of my home out of sight. Do not place them on the City parkway for collection.

Acceptable garbage materials

  • Food scraps
  • grocery bags
  • food packaging materials



About Trash (Household refuse & Clean yard waste)
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
  • containers
  • sweepings
  • household furnishings
  • plastic products (other than recyclables)

Clean Yard Waste

  • accumulation of grass shrubbery cuttings
  • vines
  • trees
  • tree limbs


About Recycling

Recyclable material 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.

Acceptable Recyclable materials

  • Phone books: Picked up from your recycling container
  • Paper: Newspaper,paperback books, magazines, paper grocery bags and light cardboard from cereal boxes. NO HARD COVER BOOKS
  • Glass: Rinsed out bottles and jars, all kinds and colors. (Include lids separately)
  • Aluminum: Rinsed out soft drink and beverage cans
  • Metal Cans (other): Most clean metal cans such as for vegetables, juices,pet food, etc.
  • Plastic: Rinsed out soft drink bottles, milk, juice and water jugs, detergent, and bleach bottles with a #1 thru #7 recycling symbol on the bottom

Please DO NOT include:

  • plastic wrap
  • plastic bags
  • nozzles
  • rubber
  • Styrofoam items

Note: Non recyclable items will be left in your container


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.