Your blue, 65-gallon recycling cart is produced specially for Fort Lauderdale by Otto Manufacturing. The cart is designed for use with automatic arm trucks. A special in-mold label provides basic instructions for use, and also has a space for you to mark your house number. All blue carts currently in use by our residential customers were manufactured and delivered in 2012 or later. With proper care, the cart should withstand years of use.
Ordering a Cart
Order your blue, 65-gallon, wheeled recycling cart free of charge by contacting Customer Service at (954) 828-8000 or online. Each Fort Lauderdale utility customer is entitled to one cart. Additional or larger carts may be granted if sufficient need is shown. Please access our Mix It. Curb it. Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
The In-Mold Label
Your cart lid displays the following specially designed label. Please do not paint over, scratch off or otherwise damage this label. Click here or on the image below to view a printable version.
The RFID Tag
A special tag is embedded into your cart. The tag is used by our City for inventory purposes. It associates your particular cart with your address. Though the cart is provided for your use, it remains the property of the City.The tag helps us to track your cart in case it is lost or stolen. It also helps us to create a log of the repairs your cart receives and to take advantage of warranty replacement should it apply.