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If you toss hazardous products into the trash, they could end up in a landfill where the chemicals can seep into the ground, but even before that, hazardous material in the trash could injure a garbage collection worker, child playing outside or a passer-by.  Please properly dispose of HHW

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Plastic bags, pizza boxes, and Styrofoam do not go in your blue recycling cart? And, don’t put clothes hangers in there either. Click on the link for a handy graphic on what does and does not go in your cart. 

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The City of Fort Lauderdale hosts a number of tree giveaways each year, whether as stand-alone events or in a tandem with other City, neighborhood or celebratory events.  The goal of these events is to encourage tree planting and to increase the number and variety of tree species in our urban canopy.  trees provided free to residents include flowering and fruiting varieties.  Proof of residency is required to participate in tree giveaways.   For additional details, please call 954-828-5785 or email the City Urban Forester at  mawilliams@fortlauderdale.gov.

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Organizing your files digitally in virtual folders and backing them up to an external hard drive for extra insurance will reduce paper use. 

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Keeping reusable grocery bags in your car trunk or tote bag doesn't take up much space. It also saves a lot of paper or plastic. 

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At home or at work, you can be the solution to pollution. Keep chemicals, grease, fertilizers, pesticides, trash and all manner of debris out of our stormwater system is critical to keeping our groundwater and waterways clean and safe.




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Your Household Hazardous Waste must be separated and cannot go in your trash can. The City of Fort Lauderdale hosts a number of collection events each year and has reciprocal arrangements with 5 other cities. You may also take your hazardous waste to collection events hosted by Pompano Beach, Tamarac, Lauderdale Lakes, Coconut Creek, and Coral Springs. The 2016 and 2017 Hazardous Waste drop off days are listed on the City’s website along with a listing of what waste items are collected.

If you toss hazardous products into the trash, they could end up in a landfill where the chemicals can seep into the ground, but even before that, hazardous materials in the trash could injure a garbage collection worker, a child playing outside, or passer-by.  Please properly dispose of HHW.