Where to Recycle Materials Not Included in the Curbside Program
Broward County Transfer Stations
Items ACCEPTED: computers, monitors, printers, televisions, cell phones, chargers, DVD or VCR players, rechargeable batteries, keyboards, copiers, scanners, mice, and fax machines.
Items NOT ACCEPTED: stereos, speakers, alkaline batteries, microwaves, or small appliances.
Household Hazardous Waste
Items ACCEPTED: aerosol products, cleaning supplies, ammunition, auto & boat fluids, auto & boat batteries, lighter fluid, compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), fluorescent light tubes, fire extinguishers, gasoline, kerosene, paint, lawn chemicals, pool chemicals, propane tanks, solvents, and tires.
Containers may not exceed 5-gallons and total quantity may not exceed 25-gallons per visit.
Hours: Saturday from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Proof of Margate residency required.
Locations: Pompano Beach - 2780 N. Powerline Road West Park - 5601 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd For more information visit the Broward County Waste and Recycling Services website.
Achievement and Rehabilitation Centers, Inc. (ARC Broward)
Accept electronics items. Hours: Monday thru Friday from 8:30 AM to 4 P.M. Location: 10250 NW 53rd Street, Sunrise For more information call (954) 577-4160.
Accept Styrofoam, foam, metal, electronic waste, pallets, cardboard, organics, mattresses, carpet, and all plastics. Location: 3129 NW 25 Ave, Pompano Beach Contact Edge at (954) 935-1988 for more information about drop-off times and items accepted.
Additional Recycling Options
Many electronics retailers offer electronics recycling. Visit the United States Environmental Protection Agency to find a participating retailer near you.
Bring your plastic bags with you to the grocery store to recycle them. Better yet, bring your own reusable bags with you to the store to avoid using plastic bags.
Donate your unwanted furniture, clothing, books, and more to give them a second life. There are numerous organizations around the area that take donations of unwanted goods to help those in need. Check the Broward County website for a list of organizations throughout the county.