Recycling Collection & Guidelines
BARNEGAT RECYCLING CENTER IS LOCATED AT 5 LIPPENCOTT AVENUE. HOURS OF OPERATION ARE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 7AM TO 2PM AND SATURDAY 8AM TO NOON.
For Recycling pick up, Recycling CANNOT be put in plastic trash bags. They need to be loose in a container NO LARGER than 32 gallons
When placing your recycling out for collection, please separate your bins by a few feet to allow easier pick-up.
Recycling is picked up every week.
See here for Ocean County Recycling Guide
ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING ITEMS
Junk mail, catalogs, envelopes, office paper, pamphlets, brochures, advertisements, empty brown bags, corrugated cardboard, newspapers
Empty aerosol cans, aluminum, tin and steel cans, clear, green and brown glass, plastic beverage, detergent, shampoo and food containers
UNACCEPTABLE RECYCLING ITEMS
Shredded paper, Pizza boxes, cereal or gift boxes, 6 and 12 pack beverage cartons, carbon paper, paper towels, foil, aluminum foil pans, paper juice cartons
Anti-freeze containers, tub type containers (margarine), light bulbs, windows, dishes, plastic solo cups and plates, Styrofoam plates and cups, plastic tableware
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Refrigerators, Freezers, De-Humidifiers, Air-Conditioners
collected by APPOINTMENT every week for a $10 charge (non-refundable). Payment to be made at the Clerks office, Monday thru Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM.
Bulk Metal Pick Up
Collected by APPOINTMENT every week. Metal is picked up on Wednesdays.
TV’s Computers, Monitors and Printers and all small appliances – will be picked up curbside each Friday. Call 609-698-0080 ext 120 to schedule.
Propane Tanks, Tires, Auto & Boat Batteries : picked- up each Friday, (Items with a fee must be paid in the Clerk’s office, fee’s paid are non-refundable).
- Propane ($5 charge) (non refundable)
- Tires- must be off rim $3 charge (non refundable)
- Boat and Auto Batteries will be collected curbside by appointment at no charge. Call Public Work’s office (698-0080 ext 120)
Used Motor Oil can be dropped off at the Public Works Garage Monday through Friday 6:30am – 2:30p.m, please locate a Public Works employee before disposing of oil.
Rechargeable Batteries – drop off at Town Hall (only recycle rechargeable & button cell type batteries, all others are trash.)
Phone Books – are Recyclable and may be placed out on your recycling day.
Technotrash – Container is located in Town Hall and will accept diskettes, CD’s, DVD’s, Video, audio and computer tapes, Jewel Cases and Video Cases, Printer Cartridges (all types), Cell Phones, Pages and PDA’s, Handheld Devices and Accessories for a full list of what can be placed in the cardboard box and restrictions go to www.greendisk.com