Start Garbage and Recycling Pickup

Do you need to start garbage and recycling at a new address?  

The City of Miami provides garbage, recycling, and bulky trash pick-up to homes and buildings with no more than four units.

If your building has more than four units, you will need to contact one of the city approved private companies to start your service.


Get the right person to apply

Only the owner of the  property owner can start service at that address. If you’re a renter check with the building’s owner or property manager about applying for you. 

Gather information

If you are the owner, make sure you have the property and billing address

Apply to begin service

Follow the link below to complete the New Garbage and Recycling Service Form.

Apply to Start New Service

 We will follow up

Expect to hear from a sanitation code inspector within 3 days to schedule a home visit so that we can get your service started.  If you don't hear from us by then please give us at call at 305-960-2801.