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Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Disposal & Document Shredding on Saturday, Sept. 28th

The City of Margate, in partnership with Waste Management, will host the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics Collection and Document Shredding Event on Saturday, September 28th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oriole Park, located at 7055 NW 1st Street. 

This event offers residents a safe and convenient way to dispose of unwanted HHW and old electronics, and shred personal documents. 

Acceptable items include household chemicals, cleaning solutions, aerosols, paint, oil, solvents, pesticides, herbicides, pool chemicals, vehicle fluids, mercury thermometers, propane tanks, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), TVs, computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, cell phones, home phones, wire, DVD players, rechargeable batteries, and up to 4 tires. 

Items not accepted include explosives, bio-hazardous waste, medical waste, appliances, microwaves, shavers, sewing machines, and business or commercial generated waste.  

Secure document shredding will be available during the event. Margate residents may bring up to three standard letter size boxes of documents for shredding.

Proof of Margate residency is required.  This includes a photo ID AND a utility bill, vehicle registration, or a trim notice/tax bill with matching address.

For more information, Margate residents can contact the Department of Environmental and Engineering Services at (954) 972-0828 or visit www.broward.org/waste.

Sounds at Sundown on October 5th

Sounds at Sundown on Oct. 5th

Mark your calendar now for the next Sounds at Sundown on Saturday, October 5th from 5-10 p.m. at the corner of Margate Boulevard and SR 7! Food trucks galore, great music by The Wolfepak Band and lots of fun!

Here's the list of food trucks that will be on-site to tempt your tummy:

  • 3-0 Slide
  • Bruno's
  • Chef Holmes
  • Fresh Flavor Fusion
  • Heavenly Delicious Foods
  • Joe Joe on the Go
  • Miami Fire
  • Monster Cone
  • NY Phat Pies
  • Sinful Sandwich Company
  • Pansy's Soul Food

Free parking and admission. See you there!

Recycle Right! Do not put food waste in your recycling cart.

Recycle Right! No Food Waste in Recycling Carts

The City of Margate has the second highest recycling contamination rate in Broward County (of the cities that Waste Management services), and we need your help to reduce it. Please DO NOT put plastic bags, food waste, clothing, or yard waste in your recycling cart. Also, please DO NOT BAG your recyclables. For more information go to margatefl.com/recycling.

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For questions or comments about the information shared above, please email pio@margatefl.com.
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