FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What should I do with incandescent/fluorescent light bulbs or batteries?
A: Residents wishing to dispose of fluorescent light bulbs or batteries should contact the Home Chemical Collection Center directly at 311 for more information.

Q: What if I live in an apartment/condo complex? Will the City allow residents from condo/apartment complex to dump at the Mini Dump?
A: Yes, single family residences, townhomes, apartment complexes and condominiums are allowed to bring items for disposal at the Mini Dump. Please refer to resident requirements and acceptable materials for more information or contact 311 for further assistance.

Q: I just remodeled my kitchen/bathroom/bedroom/family room. Can I bring these items to the Mini Dump?
A: No. These items must be hauled away by the contractor who performed the work. If this does not apply, you can bring it to a commercial hauler facility for a fee. For more information, please contact Southern Waste Systems (SWS) directly at (305) 571-9440. They are located at 2000 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL.

Q: I just removed my wood/metal fence around my yard. Can I bring the wood/metal fence to the Mini Dump?
A: No. These items must be hauled away by the contractor who performed the work. If this does not apply, you can bring it to a com-mercial hauler facility for a fee. For more information, please contact Southern Waste Systems (SWS) directly at (305) 571-9440. They are located at 2000 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL.

Q: I just replaced the tile roof at my home. Can I bring the roofing tiles and materials to the Mini Dump?
A: No. These items must be hauled away by the contractor who performed the work. If this does not apply, you can bring it to a com-mercial hauler facility for a fee. For more information, please contact Southern Waste Systems (SWS) directly at (305) 571-9440. They are located at 2000 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL.

Q: I just removed the wooden deck in my back yard. Can I bring the wooden deck and materials to the Mini Dump?
A: No. These items must be hauled away by the contractor who performed the work. If this does not apply, you can bring it to a com-mercial hauler facility for a fee. For more information, please contact Southern Waste Systems (SWS) directly at (305) 571-9440. They are located at 2000 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL.

Q: Can I bring vehicle metal parts, rims or scrap metal to the Mini Dump?
A: No. Scrap metal can be taken to a local private scrap metal facility. Please search online "scrap metal facility" for a location nearest you.

Q: I just painted my house/townhouse/condo. Where I can dispose of the paint containers and supplies?
A: Residents wishing to dispose paint and paint supplies should contact the Home Chemical Collection Center directly at 311 for more information.

Q: Who can I call with questions?
A: For general questions about the Mini Dump, please contact 311 or (305) 960-2800.