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Miami Residents Face Increased Trash Fees to Combat Recycling Costs

September 7, 2023

Via: Waste360

FWTrash collection fees could impact residents of Miami-Dade County soon to make up for increased costs.

The increase is due to several factors, including the ever climbing operational, staffing, and global recycling costs that have been exacerbated by the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The suggested fee increase would add $36 to the current annual fee, totaling $545 per year. This proposed fee would keep the recycling program and waste services operational for more than 360,000 households in the county.

“I’m not going to be voting in favor of any sort of increases for our residents,” said Miami-Dade Commissioner Kevin M. Cabrera (District 6). “They’re struggling with inflation.

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