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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics Collection & Document Shredding Event

HHW Event and Document Shredding September 22 2018

The City of Margate, in partnership with Waste Management, is offering residents a safe and convenient way to dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste (HHW) and old electronics, and shred documents that include sensitive information.

The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection and Document Shredding Event will take place on Saturday, September 22nd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oriole Park, located at 7055 NW 1st Street.

City of Margate residents can drop off items such as 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 tires (limit 4).

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 also 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 one of the following (with matching address): a utility bill, vehicle registration, or a trim notice/tax bill.  

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

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