Garbage, Recycling & Trash Collection

General Information

Miami-Dade County's (MDC) Department of Solid Waste provides garbage, bulky trash pick-up, and recycling collection services, including electronic equipment recycling, for all homes in Palmetto Bay. Garbage collection occurs twice a week, with recycling once per week.

Services are offered on all holidays, except:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Christmas Day (December 25th)

Online Resources

*Starting on January 3, 2022, Miami-Dade County introduced a new appointment system that allows you to select the day that your trash pile is collected. You may reserve your date online and place the trash at the curbside for pick up.   Click here for details.

Solid Waste Management Department Contact Information


For general inquiries or information about recycling services and bulky trash pick-up, please contact Customer Service 311 or 305-468-5900 or visit the Miami-Dade County Solid Waste Management Department website

To report an unusual odor or other environmental concerns, please call the Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resources Management 24 hour emergency hotline at 305-372-6955.