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Department of Solid Waste Management

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

 How may I properly dispose of propane tanks?
 How may I properly dispose of old paint?
 Who should I contact about waste collection issues?
 How may I properly dispose of construction wastes?
 What CAN be placed in residential recycling receptacles for disposal?
 What CANNOT be placed in residential recycling receptacles for disposal?

NORTHERN RECYCLING CENTER/NRC TOURS

 What are the business hours for the Northern Recycling Center?
 On which holidays does the Northern Recycling Center close for regular business?
 When are tours given at the Northern Recycling Center?
 Who do I contact to arrange for a tour of the Northern Recycling Center or a presentation at one of my group's meetings?
 Is there an age requirement for children looking to take the tour?

SOUTHERN RECYCLING CENTER

 On which holidays does the Southern Recycling Center close for regular business?
 What are the business hours for the Southern Recycling Center?

SPECIAL EVENTS

 When and where is the next Residential Document Shredding or Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event?
 When and where is the next Ocean County Master Composter Training Course?
 When and where is the next “How To Compost” Course?