Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection & Document Shredding on Sept. 26th
The City of Margate, in partnership with Waste Management, will host the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics Collection and Document Shredding Event on Saturday, September 26th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oriole Park, located at 7055 NW 1st Street.
This event offers residents a safe and convenient way to dispose of unwanted HHW and old electronics, and shred personal documents.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following safety rules have been implemented to ensure a no-contact event:
• All vehicle occupants must wear a mask.
• All attendees must remain in the vehicles at all times.
• All items to be disposed/shred must be located in the trunk, hatch, or bed of the vehicle (no items will be removed from the cabin of a vehicle).
Acceptable items include 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 up to 4 tires.
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 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 a utility bill, vehicle registration, or a trim notice/tax bill with matching address.
For more information, Margate residents can contact the Department of Environmental and Engineering Services at (954) 972-0828 or visit margate.com/hhw.