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Broward County > Solid Waste And Recycling Services > Unincorporated > Multifamily-Dwelling Recycling Information


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Attention: Unincorporated Area Residents Living in Multifamily Complexes

Your multifamily complex is required to implement and maintain a residential recycling program. It is also mandatory that contracts be in place with Choice Environmental Services of Broward, Inc. to provide solid waste and recycling services to these areas.

Put all recyclable items in the same cart(s): 

  • Newspapers, inserts, catalogs, magazines, junk mail, office paper, soft-covered books, file folders, soda cartons and crushed boxes from items such as cereal, tissues, rice and pasta
  • Cardboard from non-food items such as moving or shipping boxes
  • Plastic bottles and jugs such as milk, water, detergent and shampoo containers*
    (narrow necks only)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Milk, juice cartons and drink boxes
  • Aluminum and steel food and beverage containers

    *Please rinse containers completely 

DO NOT put these items in your cart or bin(s):

  • Plastic bags or plastic wrap
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Styrofoam or plastic take-out containers or trays 
  • Certain glass products including window and auto glass, light bulbs, mirrors, glass cookware, bakeware or ceramics
  • Scrap metal or aluminum foil 
  • Paints, solvents, herbicides and pesticides
  • Electronic waste or accessories
  • Medical or pharmaceutical waste or supplies
  • Household garbage
  • Waste such as gas cylinders, tanks, rocks, dirt, building debris, flammables and small appliances
  • Food-contaminated paper or cardboard, or waxed cardboard
  • Pizza boxes
  • Flower pots or other gardening plastics
  • Miscellaneous plastics (toys, cups, etc.)
  • Garden hoses
  • Holiday lights

For more information about multifamily-dwelling recycling in Unincorporated areas, please call Choice Environmental at 954-623-6298.