Recycling Do's and Don'ts

Only Include:

  • PAPER PRODUCTS 
  • CARDBOARD 
  • PLASTIC BOTTLES
  • ALUMINUM CANS  
  • GLASS BOTTLES 

Don't Include:

  • ELECTRONIC WASTE AND ACCESSORIES ex. PCs, monitors, televisions, printer cartridges, keyboards, cell phones, home telephones, radios, speakers, CDs and DVDs, and CD and DVD players 
  • MEDICAL WASTE AND PHARMACEUTICALS ex. prescriptions, syringes, bio-hazard/medical containers. Miami Dade County has various locations to dispose of syringes and sharp medical waste. Please contact 311 for a location near you.
  • GARBAGE OR OTHER NON-RECYCLABLE WASTE ex. household garbage (food), cylinders, propane and oxygen tanks, rocks, dirt, construction debris, flammables, yard and tree trimmings/clippings, bulky trash 
  • PROHIBITED PLASTIC ex. plastic bags, Styrofoam cups, plates and food containers, meat packing trays, Styrofoam egg cartons, plastic silverware 
  • HOME CHEMICALS ex. paints, pesticides, aerosol cans, engine/motor/ oil 
  • CERTAIN GLASS PRODUCTS ex. window or auto glass, incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs, mirrors, glass cookware or bakeware, ceramic 
  • BATTERIES ex. dry cell batteries, lead acid batteries Other Non-Recyclables ex. coat hangers, small appliances, microwave trays, cooking pots and pans