Duck Key Property Owners Association
 


WASTE REMOVAL 

AS A COURTESY TO YOUR NEIGHBORS AND FOR SANITARY REASONS, PLEASE PICK UP AFTER YOUR PETS.

ALSO, PLEASE PUT EMPTIED TRASH RECEPTICALS AWAY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. IF YOU PLAN TO BE AWAY ON A GIVEN PICK UP DAY, PLEASE ASK A FRIEND TO DO IT FOR YOU.

GARBAGE

Collection days are Tuesday and Saturday. Please use trash cans with lids. Each container can have no more then a 32 gallon capacity; and, when filled, can weigh no more then 50 pounds.

RECYCLING

Items to be recycled are collected on Saturday.

Please rinse and recycle items such as plastic bottles marked 1 or 2, steel and aluminum cans, glass bottles and jars (clear, green, and brown).  No caps or lids please.   

 Newspapers should be placed in brown paper bags or a sepapate recycling container. Flattened corrugated cardboard is accepted, but a single bundle can not weigh more then 25 pounds.

Batteries should be placed in a clear pastic bag.

Recycling bins can be obtained from Marathon Garbage Service (743-5165). 

LANDSCAPE WASTE

Landscape waste is picked up on Wednesday. 

Loose landscape waste must be separated from garbage and placed in trash cans. Plastic bags are not acceptable.Plam fronds and trimmings should not extend more then one foot above the top of the container.Waste can also be tied in bundles. Each bundle should be no longer then 4 feet and should weigh no more then 50 pounds.

 

BULK WASTE

To schedule pick up for items such as furniture, appliances, carpets and car tires call Marathon Garbage Service (743-5165).Please put out items to be picked up as close to the collection day as possible.

 

HAZARDOUS WASTE

There are 3 collection centers for drop off of hazardous waste. They are located at:

   Cudjoe Key at MM 21.5 / 1st and 3rd Wednesdays / 8:00AM-4:00PM

   Long Key at MM 68 / 1st and 3rd Fridays/ 10:00AM-2:00PM

   Key Largo MM 100.3 / 2nd and 4th Wednesdays/ 10:00AM-2:00PM

For more information, call 305-295-4314. The Marathon City Marina will also accept waste oil.

There is a 25 gallon liquid limit and a 200 pound dry limit for office paper. Acceptable items include motor oil, car batteries, corrosives, oil, hydraulic fluids, fertilizers, contaminated gasoline, pool cleaning products, solvents, fiberglass resins, antifreeze and wood preservatives.

PLEASE NOTE THAT EXPLOSIVES, ASBESTOS, RADIOACTIVE WASTE, AND BIOHAZARDOUS MATERIALS ARE PROHIBITED FROM BEING DROPPED OFF AT THESE CENTERS.