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General Information
Phone Numbers
305-460-5000
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
2800 S.W. 72nd Avenue
Miami,
FL
33155

Holiday Recycling Tips

Christmas Tree Recycling

Recycle your Christmas Tree

Beginning on December 28, 2020, the City of Coral Gables is offering free Christmas tree recycling to Coral Gables residents. Recycling your tree helps to preserve landfill space and provides the opportunity to repurpose this valuable resource as mulch and ground cover in natural park and planting areas throughout the community. So that we can provide the most efficient service possible, please observe the following collection schedule and placement requirements. 

 Residents living in the area from

 Collection Dates

 Coral Way to north city limits

Monday – December 28, 2020
Monday – January 4, 2021
Monday – January 11, 2021

 Coral Way to Bird Road

Tuesday – December 29, 2020
Tuesday – January 5, 2021
Tuesday – January 12, 2021

 Bird Road to Hardee Road

Wednesday – December 30, 2020
Wednesday – January 6, 2021
Wednesday – January 13, 2021

 Hardee Road to Kendall Drive

Thursday – December 31, 2020
Thursday – January 7, 2021
Thursday – January 14, 2021

 Kendall Drive to south city limits

Friday – January 1, 2021
Friday – January 8, 2021
Friday – January 15, 2021


Placement/Collection Requirements 

PLEASE:
 

  • Place tree out after 5:00 P.M. the day before your scheduled tree collection day specified above. 
  • Keep tree separate from your trash/yard waste pile. If the tree is placed in the trash pile with other debris, it won’t be recycled.
  • Remove tree stand, lights, ornaments, tinsel and other decorations before placing out for collection. 
  • Do not bag your tree or place flocked trees out for collection.

For Multi-Family Residences

  • Coral Gables is offering free Christmas tree recycling to Coral Gables residents.  Recycling your tree helps to preserve landfill space, and provides the opportunity to repurpose this valuable resource as mulch and ground cover in natural -park and planting areas throughout the community.
  • Multi-Family residents wishing to recycle their tree beginning December 28th through Friday January 15th may bring it to a drop-off area located at the War Memorial Youth Center’s (405 University Drive) west parking lot (south end), parallel to Segovia Street. 

Christmas tree recycling drop-off location at teh south end of the War Memorial Youth Center. Parallel to Segovia Street.

For more information or questions, please call 305-460-5346 or visit www.coralgables.com/waste

Additional Holiday Recycling Tips 

recycle papers, plastics, cardboard and decorations instead of throwing them in the trash.

Coral Gables reminds all of our residents and businesses which common holiday items can & cannot be recycled.

Recyclables

  • Calendars
  • Cardboard and paper boxes
  • Gift bags
  • Paper cards and envelopes
  • Catalogs and magazines
  • Tissue paper and gift wrap
  • Newspaper
  • Empty Glass Containers

Non-Recyclables

  • Styrofoam peanuts and packaging material
  • Ribbon and tinsel
  • Lights and wires
  • Plastic bags/Plastic films
  • Styrofoam and plastic cups
  • Ornaments

Residents are encouraged to break down and flatten all cardboard boxes and place into or next to the recycling bins. Please do not place boxes out in the swale. Additional bins are available for free upon request.