Public Works

General Information

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: 401 Madison Avenue - mailing address: 501 Washington Avenue
Phone: (609) 861-2371

Public Works Regulations and Schedules

Click here for complete trash and recycling regulations.
Trash: Every Thursday Recycling: Every Thursday
No trash or recycling on: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day - collection will be the following weekday
Trash pickup is handled by Gold Medal, Madison Ave, Woodbine NJ 609-861-4700. Inquiries should be directed to them.

Recycling must be Handled in the Following Manner

GLASS: food and beverage, bottles and jars.
HOUSEHOLD PLASTIC CONTINERS: food, beverage, soap, detergent, health and beauty aid containers. AUTOMOTIVE FLUID CONTAINERS ARE NOT INCLUDED.
ALUMINUM AND STEEL-PLATED CANS: fruit, vegetable, fish and pet food cans, bi-metal including non-aluminum beverage cans.
ALL CLEAN MIXED PAPER PRODUCTS: junk mail, newspaper, magazines, and cardboard boxes, both corrugated and non-corrugated. NO PAPERTOWELS, TISSUES, OR OTHER CONTAMINATED PAPER PRODUCTS.Shredded paper is no longer cosnidered recyclable. Please place shredded paper in the trash.
ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS: Computers, monitors, laptops, peripherals,TVs, VCRs, telephones, radios, etc. MUST be recycled Dropoff (free of charge) at CMC MUA Transfer Station, Burleigh or Landfill Complex, Woodbine.
RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES: MUST be recycled Visit to find a nearby dropoff location or bring them to the Transfer Station or Landfill Complex. This does not apply to single use batteries which can go in the regular trash.

How to Recycle

Rinsed glass, plastic, metal containers and mixed paper products are to be placed in the same reusable container (plastic or metal container).

Other Public Works Regulations

Brush Collection Leaf and Grass Collection Bulky Waste Collection Hazardous Waste and Motor Oil Collection

Water Quality Reports

Report a Street Light Problem