Public Works Dept
Mark Shaffery, Director
Phone: 732-542-3400 ext 4
Contact: Public Works
Hours: M-F 7:00AM-3:30PM
Recycling Drop-Off Center Hours:
Mon. - Sat. 7:00AM-3:30PM
Shopping Bag Recycling Program Begins!
Bring 20 or more plastic shopping bags to the Department of Public Works Recycling Drop Off at 556 Tinton Avenue between the hours of 8:00am – 3:00pm Monday through Friday. Two reusable bags per residential address will be given in exchange for 20 plastic shopping bags. For complete information see our "Recyclables" section.
CANCELLATIONS DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER
During severe weather, Borough Hall may close or garbage and/or recycling pickup may be canceled. If there is a cancellation, it will be posted on the website, an RSS Feed for "DPW News & Bulletins" will be sent out and announcements on the following radio stations:
New Jersey 101.5 FM: www.nj1015.com
WABD 1310 AM / 94.3 FM: www.943thepoint.com
Please do not call the Police Department to find out about cancellations. We need to keep the police lines open for emergencies.
Check your mail box before the winter season. Check to make sure that it is not hanging over into the street and check the base to make sure that it is structurally sound. Only those mailboxes struck by a Borough plow or vehicle will be replaced by the Borough. Mailboxes that collapse or break due to rotten or defective bases will not be replaced. Those mail boxes that are replaced by the Borough will be replaced with a standard type mail box.
If your curbside garbage day is Monday, your recycling day is the first and third Thursday of every month. If your curbside garbage day is Tuesday, your recycling day is the second and fourth Thursday of every month.
New Single Stream Recycling for curbside residents.
Other Important Recycling Information
THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME........
Collections start at 7:00 AM for garbage and recycling. Please have items placed at the curb before this time. Recyclables placed at the curb become Borough property and ONLY the Borough may collect them. Recyclables will not be collected if placed in plastic bags.
RECYCLING / BULKY WASTE DROP-OFF CENTER
(Located behind Borough Hall)
Due to Borough insurance requirements, recyclables, household garbage and bulky trash will be accepted at the Borough Drop-Off Center only when Public Works personnel are in attendance.
The Borough Drop-Off is available to residents only.
Proof of residency is required.
No trucks over 3/4 ton will be allowed to dump.
No trucks with commercial license plates will be allowed to dump.
The hours are as follows:
Monday through Saturday - 7 AM to 3:30 PM
AREA IS CLOSED SUNDAYS, HOLIDAYS
DUMPING IS PROHIBITED WHEN DROP-OFF CENTER IS CLOSED & UNATTENDED
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THE DROP-OFF CENTER:
|NO - Paint or Paint Cans
NO - Hazardous Material
NO - Tree Stump or Tree Trunks
NO - Masonry, Cement, Asphalt, Stone or Brick
NO - Dirt or Sand
NO - Grass Clippings or Sod
NO - Wood Fence or Creosoted Lumber
|NO - Construction Debris
NO - Roofing Materials
NO - Windows or Doors
NO - Ceramic Tile
NO - Pallets
NO - Propane Cylinders, empty or full
NO - Fire Extinguishers, empty or full