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The garbage and recycling carts that were provided free of charge are the property of the City of Margate and must be left on the premises for the next resident. However, any additional garbage and/or recycling carts that you may have purchased are your property and can be taken with you.
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City of Margate Water Billing Department
901 NW 66th Ave
Margate, FL 33063
Email Water Bills
Monday - Friday,
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
901 NW 66th Ave
Monday - Friday
During Non-Business Hours:
Request for reconnection made after 6 p.m. or over the weekend will require payment of a $40 non-payment charge, past due balance, and $50 after-hour fee. To request an after-hour reconnection, please call 954-972-0828.
City of Margate Environmental and Engineering Services Department
901 NW 66th Avenue
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 6:00pm
After Hours Emergency Number: 954-605-9812
Check your cart(s), yard waste, and/or bulk waste for a non-collection notice. If there is a non-collection notice, it will explain why your garbage, recycling, yard waste, and/or bulk waste was not collected. Please correct the reason your cart(s), yard waste, and/or bulk waste was not collected to ensure that it is collected on your next scheduled collection day for that type of waste. If you did not receive a non-collection notice or have questions regarding your non-collection notice, please contact Republic Services online or email email@example.com or by phone at 954-583-1830.
View the Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Map to determine your collection days. Properly place your cart(s), yard waste, and/or bulk waste at the curb prior to 7 a.m. on your collection day. For garbage and recycling, place your carts at the curb no earlier than 5:00p.m. the day before your collection day. For bulk and yard waste, items can be placed at the curb no earlier than three (3) days before your collection day.
Garbage carts are available in 35, 65, and 95 gallons and recycling carts are available in 35 or 65 gallons. If you would like a different size cart, please contact Republic Services online or by phone at 954-583-1830 to request a different size cart. Please specify the size cart you would like.
Once you have setup your water service account with the City of Margate, contact Republic Services online (please specify the size cart you would like) or at 954-583-1830 to request your cart(s). There is no charge for your initial garbage and recycling cart(s). However, you must request your cart(s) within 90 days of establishing your water service to receive your cart(s) at no cost. Please allow up to three (3) business days for delivery.
Please contact Republic Services online or by phone at 954-583-1830 to request additional garbage and recycling carts. In addition to a $50.00 delivery fee, there is a cost for additional carts. The available sizes and costs for garbage are: 35-gallon ($55), 65-gallon ($60) and 95-gallon ($65) and the available sizes for recycling carts are 35-gallon ($55) and 65-gallon ($60). In addition to the cost of the cart(s), there is a delivery fee of $50, all payable to Republic Services.
View Household Hazardous Waste for information about where to recycle or properly dispose of (paint, pesticide, chemicals, fuel, etc.).
Also, view Electronics.
To recycle your old bins, simply place them into your recycling cart. You may also keep your recycling bins to use around the home. However, the bins cannot be used for recycling collection.
Damaged carts should be reported immediately to Republic Services at 954-583-1830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no charge for your first replacement. For any subsequent damaged carts where the damage is due to neglect, abuse, modification, or any other damage not covered under the warranty, you would be responsible for the cost of repair or replacement along with any applicable delivery fees. However, if your cart is damaged during the collection process or has a manufacturer defect, your cart will be repaired or replaced free of charge.
Contact the police non-emergency number, 954-764-4357, to file a police report. Once you have your case number, contact Republic Services online or at 954-583-1830. Please be sure to provide your police report case number. There is no charge for your first replacement. Please allow up to three (3) business days for delivery.
Yes, you are responsible for maintaining your garbage and recycling carts in good, sanitary condition.
For information on the City of Margate Recycling Program contact the Department of Environmental Services by Emailing Department of Environmental Services or call 954-972-0828. For missed pickups, contact Republic Services online or at 954-583-1830.
When it is available, free recycled paint is distributed to Margate residents (proof of residency required) on Thursdays by appointment only at:
7055 NW 1st Street
(corner of Rock Island Road and NW 1st Street, south of Atlantic Boulevard)
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Please contact the Solid Waste and Recycling Coordinator at 954-972-0828 to find out the availability of paint and colors for the week you are planning to pick up the paint.