Spring Recycling Drive Thru Event

Men carrying boxes at the drive thru event

WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2024

TIME: 10 am to 1 pm

LOCATION: Village Hall (Parking Lot), 9705 E. Hibiscus Street, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

Open to  RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES. Please be prepared to show proof of residency with your driver's license.  

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Don't Throw It Out; Recycle It!

Drop off your old electronics, dispose of your household hazardous waste such as paint, batteries, and light bulbs, shred your sensitive documents, and donate gently used clothing at our 2024 Spring Recycling Drive-Thru Event!

In addition to recycling your old electronics and disposing of household hazardous waste in an environmentally friendly manner,  you can also shred any sensitive documents safely and securely onsite. 

You may also drop off your used clothing .

Recycling Drive Flyer Spring 2024-01

Important Notes for the Recycling Drive-Thru Event

  1. The event will open promptly at 10 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. 
  2. Attendees will not be allowed to start lining up for the event prior to 10 a.m. 
  3. Please note: Items will not be accepted before 10 a.m. or after 1 p.m. the day of the event. 
  4. All participants must enter the event through the Hibiscus  entrance coming from the West. You will NOT be allowed to enter through the Franjo Road entrance.
  5. Pull up in your vehicle and staff will be on hand to help unload your items.
  6. Please follow the directions of the map below:

Drop-Off Area Directions and Map:

  • Residents and Businesses may ONLY enter the Recycling Drive-Thru Event through the Hibiscus Street entrance (going West. )
  • Once you enter, make your first right turn into the parking area and head straight where you will reach your first stop for the CLOTHES DONATIONS. Here, you are free to unload your gently used clothing that will be donated to Club Fellowship.
  • Follow the parking area path to reach the location to drop off your PAINT AND AEROSOL CANS. 
  • Continue forward towards the ELECTRONICS, BATTERIES, and LIGHT BULBS to be recycled. 
  • Continue the parking area path to reach the PAPER SHREDDING  area. 
  • Make a slight left turn to exit the parking lot followed by a right turn heading North on the Village Hall driveway area. 
  • Please feel free to stop on by the Palmetto Bay Garden Club Tent before exiting.
  • Turn right on Franjo Road to exit.

Please refer to the map below for the above-described route.

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Items That Will Be Accepted

  1. Paper (staples and paper clips OK, just no large clips)
  2. Books
  3. Brochures
  4. File Folders
  5. Post-its
  6. Photos
  7. Envelopes
  8. Mail 
  9. Batteries - Ni-Cad, Alkaline, Lithium, Lead Acid
    • Commercial and Industrial Alkaline (A3, AZ, C+D)
    • Dry & Wet Lead Acid
    • Lithium Batteries
    • Magnesium Batteries
    • Nickel Cadmium Batteries
    • Nickel Metal Batteries
    • Silver Oxide Batteries
    • Silver Batteries
    • Zinc Batteries
  10. Electronic Waste
    • Computers
    • Desktops
    • Laptops
    • Mainframes
    • Printers
    • Copiers
    • Keyboards
    • Mice
    • Cables
    • Modems
    • Hubs
    • Electronic circuit boards
    • Cards
    • Connectors
    • Relays
    • Monitors Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs)
    • Liquid Cristal Displays (LCDs)
    • Land and cellular phones
    • Radios
    • Any telecommunication system
    • Switchboards
    • Fax machines
    • Switches
    • Televisions (CRTs & LCDs)
    • DVDs
    • Audio & Stereo Equipment
    • Games
    • PDAs
    • Any desktops and self standing equipment
    • Ink cartridges 
    • Photo films
  11. Paint Related Materials
  12. Lamps
    • Straight Spent Fluorescent Lamps up tp 8'
    • U-Tube, Circular and Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL)
    • Ballasts and Capacitors- both PCB and non-PCB (large and small)
    • High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lamps
    • High Pressure Sodium (HPS) Lamps
    • Low Pressure Sodium (LPS) Lamps
    • Metal Halide Lamps (MHL)
    • Metal Vapor Lamps (MVL) 
    • Neon
    • UV
    • Halogen
    • Flood and Incandescent Lamps
    • Mercury Containing Devices
  13. Caulking/Adhesives
  14. Aerosol Cans
  15. Gasoline
  16. Diesel
  17. Used Car Oil
  18. Men's, Women's, and children’s clothing including
    • Suits
    • Ties
    • Shoes
    • Socks

***Please make sure that clothing items are only gently used***

Items That Will NOT Be Accepted

  1. Ammunition
  2. Cylinders
  3. Smoke Detectors
  4. Pesticides
  5. Herbicides
  6. Food or food containers
  7. Liquids
  8. Glass
  9. Metal
  10. Aluminum cans
  11. Wet paper items
  12. Undergarments
  13. Prescription drugs
  14. Medical waste
  15. Biological/Infectious Waste (i.e., sharps)
  16. Radioactive Materials
  17. Styrofoam
  18. Unknowns
  19. Tires
  20. Appliances
  21. Non-Propane Cylinders
  22. Smoke Detectors
  23. Fireworks/Explosives/Ammunition
  24. Reactive Materials Requiring Stabilization
  25. DEA Regulated Substances

Residents who cannot attend our recycling event are encouraged to dispose of household hazardous waste items such as electronics, unbroken CFL light bulbs, paint cans, pesticides, propane tanks, pool chemicals, etc., to one of the two Miami-Dade County Home Chemical Collection Centers located at the following addresses:

  • West-Dade: 8831 NW 58th Street
  • South-Dade: 23707 SW 97th Ave

The hours of operations for both locations are Wednesday-Sunday from 9am-5pm. 

For more information, please call the Miami-Dade Solid Waste Department at 305-514-6666. 

Questions or Inquiries

For more information about the Recycling Drive-Thru event, please contact our Resilience Coordinator, Andrea Candelaria via email or by calling 305-259-1238.