Opinion: Keep Our Garbage Services As They Are

It is garbage fee season in Coral Gables, the time when the City Beautiful graciously bestows upon all its residential property owners an invoice for the privilege of engaging in the most basic of government services: collecting our waste. Therefore,…

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Solid Waste Workshop Scheduled For July 7th

On Wednesday, July 7th, the City of Coral Gables will be holding a community workshop to discuss the City’s solid waste services. For years, Coral Gables has dealt with issues with solid waste services, raining resident complaints on City Hall….

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Recycling Schedule Changes Coming June 14th

The City of Coral Gables has always prided itself in providing first class garbage, trash and recycling services to residents. The services come at a cost of over $860 a year per household. Residents have been hit with numerous delays…

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City Holds Earth Month Recycling Event

By: Marlin Ebbert, Sustainability Board Chairman Last Saturday, April 24th, the City of Coral Gables and the City’s Sustainability Board held its bi-annual collection event at the City Hall parking lot and at the First United Methodist Church parking lot….

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City On Sanitation: Pardon The Delays

For the past couple of weeks we have faced challenges in the Sanitation Division that have impacted trash, waste and recycling pickups.  The Division has been understaffed due to the impact of COVID-19 on our team. Once a team member…

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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

The City of Coral Gables is offering free Christmas tree recycling to Coral Gables residents. Recycling your tree helps to preserve landfill space and provides the opportunity to repurpose this valuable resource as mulch and ground cover in natural park…

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No Garbage Pickup On Christmas Day

The City has announced the following change to garbage pickup day on Christmas Day, December 25th. If your garbage, trash and/or recycling is picked up on Fridays, since Christmas day falls on a Friday, your pick up will be Saturday,…

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Eta Alters Garbage/Recycling/Trash Schedule

Tropical Storm Eta made its way through Coral Gables over the last 72 hours and brought plenty of rain. City staff reports no reports of major damage and only one downed tree in Deering Bay. One thing was affected by…

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Household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, Nov. 14

The City of Coral Gables will host the next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, Nov. 14  from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the City Hall parking lot (405 Biltmore Way). Residents can recycle old electronics, dispose of household hazardous…

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Politicians Talked Garbage

The sunshine meeting held on Monday, June 29th, resulted in at least one agreement. The costs of solid waste in the City of Coral Gables is growing and will continue to grow exponentially unless something is done to curb either…

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