What Can I Recycle?

What Can I Recycle?

Keep it simple! Many times focusing on the well-known items is the best way to establish a successful recycling program. You lower your chances of contamination and increase your recycling rate. Make it your goal to recycle key items: clean cardboard, aluminum/steel cans, paper, and plastic bottles.

Interested in knowing more? Take a look through the tabs below to learn what and where to recycle. If you have more questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions section or email us at yanirapineda@miamibeachfl.gov.

Not Recyclable

Remember to Never recycle the following items in your single stream recycle bin:


  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic Bags
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Takeout Containers
  • Food

Metals
Paper/Cardboard
Glass
Plastics
Electronics
Textiles
Hazardous Waste
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