Keep Coral Gables Beautiful will host a Recycling Drive-Thru Event on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the parking lot behind City Hall. Residents can bring old electronics, large cardboard boxes, household hazardous waste (i.e., paint cans, pool chemicals, oils, batteries and household pesticides), documents for shredding (maximum of 5 standard-sized boxes per vehicle), or “lightly/gently used" clothing to be donated to Camillus House. Items will not be accepted before 9 a.m. or after 12 p.m. on the day of the event.

Just a few reminders:

  • Proof of residency in Coral Gables is required.
  • All participants must enter the event through the Coral Way entrance to the City Hall Parking Lot
  • For clothing please bring:
    • Gently/lightly used clothing (no undergarments)
    • Accepting men's, women's, and children's clothing including: suits, ties, shoes, socks, etc.
  • Medical waste will not be accepted. Any expired or unwanted prescription drugs can be taken to our drop-off location on the first floor of the police station located at 2151 Salzedo St.

Materials Not Accepted:

  1. Biological/infectious waste (i.e., sharps)
  2. Radioactive materials
  3. Styrofoam
  4. Unknowns
  5. Tires
  6. Appliances
  7. Non-Propane cylinders
  8. Fire extinguishers
  9. Smoke detectors
  10. Fireworks/explosives/ammunition
  11. Reactive materials requiring stabilization
  12. DEA regulated substances

Click here for additional information on the event or call 305-460-5008.