Before a Storm

  • ALL sanitation services are suspended when a HurricaneWARNING is issued
  • DoNOT put out bulk trash or yard waste when a HurricaneWATCH orWARNING is issued,
    or when a hurricane is approaching the area.
  • Properly trim and prune trees, shrubs and other plants
  • Remove all dead trees, branches, tree limbs, palm fronds, or dead coconuts and put out for
    pickupBEFORE hurricane season begins.
  • Store carts and bins in a safe place out of high winds or tie them down securely
  • Include large garbage bags with your emergency supply kit for waste disposal.

During a Storm

    • ALL Sanitation services are suspended DURING a storm.
    • Put all household waste in garbage bags for disposal and seal tightly to prevent unsanitary
    • Be prepared to store waste in sealed garbage bags for several days.
    • Do not forget to separate your recyclable items from your regular garbage.
    • Stay tuned to local television and radio stations for updates regarding City of North Miami

After a Storm

  • Be prepared for adjustments to sanitation schedulesAFTER a hurricane.
  • Put all household, recycle and yard waste, in garbage bags for disposal until your regular
    services resumes. Place all trash in an accessible area away fromPOWER LINES, fences, and
  • Please adviseFP&L if there are any downPOWER LINES in your area.