Drop-Off Center

The City of Deerfield Beach Recycling Drop-Off Center makes it easy to recycle and dispose of special wastes. The Drop-Off Center is open to City residents only. Please be prepared to pay with a credit card or checks made out to the City of Deerfield Beach. Cash will NOT be accepted. All prices are subject to change.

This is a community residential recycling drop-off center. Please do your part to help maintain the area. Avoid leaving items on the ground and drop off only appropriate materials. See below for items accepted.

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Accepted Recyclables

The recyclables accepted need to be clean and NOT placed in a plastic bag (as that is considered contamination) are as follows:

cans example of recyclingClean Cans

cardboard example of recyclingClean Cartons & Cardboard

plastic bottles examples of recyclingClean Plastic Bottles

Glass Bottles examples of recyclingClean Glass

Other Materials Accepted

  • Antifreeze
  • Auto & Marine Batteries
  • Bulk Wastes (Limited)
  • Electronics
  • Latex Paint
  • NICAD & Rechargeable Batteries


  • Make sure foam has the #6 - EPS recycling symbol on it.
  • Rinse or wipe food service containers.
  • No straws or lids.
  • Deposit small pieces of foam in a clear or translucent bag.
  • Make sure foam has the #6 - EPS recycling symbol on it.
  • Rinse or wipe food service containers.
  • No straws or lids.
  • Deposit small pieces of foam in a clear or translucent bag.
    • Propane Cylinders
    • Scrap Metals
    • Shredding
    • Tires ($2 per passenger & $5 per large or tire on rim)
    • Toner & Printer Cartridges
    • Used Motor Oil & Filters (25¢ per gallon)

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    Bulk Wastes Disposal (Limited)

    The City is now accepting small amounts of residential bulk at the DOC. Bulk items must adhere to the following guidelines and is available for Deerfield Beach residents ONLY (proof of residency must be shown):

    • Residents can bring up to 2 cubic yards of bulk or small items. 
    • Examples of bulk items accepted at the DOC include toilets, washers or dryers, wood doors, and TVs. 
    • It is the resident’s responsibility to unload the materials from the vehicle into the roll-off dumpster provided.
    • Items can be dropped off once per week. 
    • Bulk items may be turned away if they do not comply with these guidelines. 

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    Household Hazardous Waste Collection

    The City’s Household Hazardous Waste collection program allows Deerfield Beach residents to bring hazardous household items to the DOC (Drop-Off Center) for safe disposal.

    December 11, 2021
    8 AM to 12 PM

    401 SW 4th Street
    Deerfield Beach

    Deerfield Beach Residents Only
    Proof of residency required (photo ID or utility bill)

    Acceptable Hazardous Waste

    • Aerosol Products
    • Ammonia 
    • Auto & Boat Fluids 
    • Bleach 
    • Charcoal Starters
    • Drain Cleaners
    • Fertilizers 
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • Fluorescent Bulbs
    • Gasoline
    • Herbicides 
    • Household Cleaners 
    • Lawn & Garden Chemicals 
    • Kerosene 
    • Lighter Fluid 
    • Mercury Thermometers 
    • Nail Polish Remover 
    • Oil-Based Paint
    • Pesticides 
    • Photo Chemicals 
    • Pool Chemicals 
    • Rust Remover 
    • Solvents 
    • Spot Remover 
    • Turpentine 
    • Wood Strippers & Stains

    Important Restrictions

    The contractor reserves the right to refuse any material that is not acceptable. 

    • Residential waste only - No business, school, or government waste 
    • No explosives, ammunition, flares, or fireworks (call your local fire department) 
    • No medical or infectious waste 
    • No containers over 5 gallons 
    • Total volume may not exceed 25 gallons per visit 

    Remember: It is dangerous to place any oil wastes, dangerous substances, or hazardous material out for garbage collection.

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    Shred Events

    The City of Deerfield Beach will now be hosting quarterly shred events around the City. Free shredding is open to Deerfield Beach residents only and should bring proof of residency with them such as a driver's license or utility bill.

    • Shred events take place from 8am to 12pm.
    • Each resident can bring a maximum of two boxes of material to shred.
    • It is the resident's responsibility to remove all large metal and plastic clips, spines, and plastic notebook covers. File folders, paperclips, and staples are acceptable.

    Upcoming Shred Events

    Date Location
    November 20, 2021 Pioneer Park
    217 NE 5th Ave
    February 19, 2022 Fire Station 66
    590 S. Powerline Road
    May 21, 2022 Central City Campus
    401 SW 4th Street
    August 20, 2022 Fire Station 66
    590 S. Powerline Road