Fall Recycling Drive Thru Event

Bring Us Your Stuff!

***NEW DATE***

WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 2023

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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Recycling Drive Flyer 2023 new date

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 to benefit Club Fellowship, a local nonprofit at our Fall 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.

Important Notes for the Recycling Drive-Thru Event

  • The event will open promptly at 10 a.m. and close at 1 p.m.   
  • Attendees will not be allowed to start lining up for the event prior to 10 a.m.   Please note: Items will not be accepted before 10 a.m. or after 1 p.m. the day of the event. 
  • 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.
  • Pull up in your vehicle and staff will be on hand to help unload your items.
  • Please follow the directions of the map shown below (scroll down)

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. Paint-related Materials
  10. 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

11.  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

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
  • Caulking/Adhesives
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel
  • Used Car Oil
  • Men's, Women's, and children’s clothing** including
    • Suits
    • Ties
    • Shoes
    • Socks

** only gently used clothing

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

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Disposing of Hazardous Items After the Recycling Event

To dispose of household hazardous waste items such as electronics, unbroken CFL light bulbs, paint cans, pesticides, propane tanks, pool chemicals, etc..., once the recycling event has ended and throughout the year, you may take items to one of the below-listed Miami-Dade County Home Chemical Collection Centers:

  • West-Dade: 8801 NW 58th Street
  • South-Dade: 23707 SW 97th Ave, Gate B

The hours of operations for both locations are Wednesday-Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.   For more information, please call the Miami-Dade Solid Waste Department at 305-514-6666 or dial 311.

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.