SANITATION - BULK PICKUP
Choice Environmental Services also is responsible for picking up the yard trash as follow:
Yard Trash includes tree/shrubs cuttings, grass clippings and palm fronds. All trash must be in bags/cans or tied in bundles and weigh less than 50 lbs. Bundles cannot be bigger than (4) feet in length, limbs no bigger than (4) inches in diameter. Place trash at the curb no sooner than (24) hours prior to 7:00 a.m. on your pick up days of the week.
Bulky waste pick ups must by scheduled by calling Choice Environmental Services directly at 305-687-0177. Resident’s must follow the guidelines outlined below for bulk waste pick ups:
Bulky waste includes: large cuttings of bushes, tree limbs, and yard trash which cannot be placed in a can, bag or tied in bundles (4) feet in length or less; household appliances such as ranges, water heaters and refrigerators (with doors removed); trash from do-it-yourself home remodeling/repair projects including carpeting (cut to lengths of (6) feet or less); dry wall and lumber not exceeding (5) feet in length or 40 pounds; and furniture (sofas, chairs and mattresses). Residents are entitled to (4) free bulk pick-ups a year.
Bulk Waste does NOT include trash from tree removal, land clearing, building demolition, automobiles and automotive parts, tires, batteries, boats, biological wastes, or any work done by a contractor.
Apartments and Condos:Buildings with (8) units or more, on private garbage collection service, must contact their service provider for bulk and yard waste pick up.
Violators of the rules noted above will be given a ticket/violation, with fines ranging from $50 to $1000. If the City has to remove the trash and waste the violator will also be billed for all removal costs in addition to the fines.
Bulky Waste cannot be placed out more than (24) hours prior to the scheduled date.