Sanitation Division

The Sanitation Division is responsible for the collection and disposal of residential garbage, trash and refuse generated at municipal buildings; the residential recycling program; sanitation inspections; street sweeping on public right-of-ways and collection and disposal of litter from public litter bins. Collection and disposal services for residential garbage, as well as residential recycling, are provided by a private hauler contracted by the city. Mobile and manual street sweeping and litter control programs are provided by the city.

If you would like to report missed garbage or recycling pick up, overflowing litter cans, or leaking garbage trucks, please do so through the eGOV portal.

You may contact the Sanitation Division at 305.673.7616, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To receive assistance after-hours, please contact the city's 24/7 Control Room at 305.673.7625.

For information related to waterway cleanup, please refer to the Environmental and Sustainability Department.

FREE BULK DROP-OFF: First Weekend of Every Month

Residents may take bulk trash to one of the locations listed below from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm during the first weekend of each month.

Proof of Miami Beach residency is required (formal identification with a Miami Beach address and/or a utility bill accompanied by a photo identification).

Please DO NOT dispose of chemical or hazardous materials, tires, paints, or car parts into the dumpsters. Contact the Sanitation Division at 305.673.7616 for more information.


Free bulk drop-off locations:

  • 140 MacArthur Causeway (Terminal Isle)
  • 75 Street and Dickens Avenue


2024 Weekend Calendar:

January 6 and 7
February 3 and 4
March 2 and 3
April 6 and 7
May 4 and 5
June 1 and 2
July 6 and 7
August 3 and 4
September 7 and 8
October 5 and 6
November 2 and 3
December 7 and 8