Trash (Yard Debris and Household Items)

Coral Gables collects trash in front of the property of single-family homes once a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.)

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What is trash?

Yard debris and small household items, such as furniture.

Where to place? 

Yard debris and items are collected from the swale/trash pit in front of the property

  • Yard debris can be placed out before collection day
  • Household items and plastic bags (with organic matter) can only be placed after 6 p.m. the night before collection day
  • Trash pits cannot be located within five feet of trees or on top of drains, water meters, or other utilities

Items not accepted

  • No construction material
  • No paints
  • No hazardous materials such as pesticides, paint, and household chemicals
  • Cardboard cannot be placed in a trash pit and can result in a violation of up to $500

Multi-family residence

The collection, disposal, and recycling of trash for multi-family and commercial properties, including duplexes, is serviced by Waste Management of Dade County. You can contact Waste Management at 786-450-5699 or email for information regarding services for apartments, condominiums, duplexes, and commercial properties. 

Additional information

Up to 1 cubic yard of trash (approximately 3 feet by 3 feet or the size of a standard washer or dryer). Excess trash is billed at $15 per cubic yard.

Furniture can be placed outside after 6 p.m. the night before scheduled trash collection. There is a fee of $50 per item for furniture and appliance collection.

Appliances must be scheduled for collection in advance. Call 305-460-5346 or email to schedule the collection of bulk trash items.

Request to fill or decommission your trash pit by creating a service request, calling 305-460-5346 or emailing

Please help keep the community clean and report illegal dumping. Call the police non-emergency line at 305-442-1600 or send an email to