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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics Disposal & Document Shredding

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On Saturday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. - 2p.m., our Margate residents can dispose of all their household hazardous waste and old electronics at this free event. Secure document shredding (up to 3 standard-size paper boxes) will be available. The event, organized by the City of Margate and Republic Services, takes place at Oriole Park, 7055 NW 1st Street, in Margate. 

Please note that the following safety measures will take place:

  • Attendees are not to exit their vehicles.
  • All items to be disposed of/shredded must be located in the trunk, hatch, or bed of the vehicle (no items will be removed from the cabin of a vehicle).
  • Proof of residency is required. For more information, contact the City of Margate’s Department of Environmental & Engineering Services at 954-972-0828.  

This event includes Secure Document Shredding (up to 3 standard size paper boxes) will be available during these events.  

The following is a list of accepted items: 

Household Hazardous Waste:

  • Aerosol products
  • Ammunition
  • Auto and boat batteries
  • Auto and boat fluids
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fluorescent light tubes
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Lawn chemicals
  • Lighter fluid
  • Paint
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Solvents
  • Tires (limit 4)


  • Cell phones
  • Chargers
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • DVD or VCR players
  • Fax machines
  • Keyboards and mice
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Scanners
  • Televisions

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