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Department of Solid Waste Management

Wood Chips, Mulch and Compost


Wood chips, Mulch and Compost are available free of charge to homeowners and municipalities at the Ocean County Northern Recycling Center in Lakewood Township and the Ocean County Southern Recycling Center in Stafford Township.

Residential pick-up of this material is limited to one pickup truck or single-axle trailer-sized load.

Residents picking up material at the Northern Recycling Center must use the Oberlin Avenue South entrance. Landscapers picking up wood chips at the Northern Recycling Center must use the Towbin Avenue entrance.

For more information, please call the Northern Recycling Center at (732) 367-0802 or the Southern Recycling Center at (609) 978-0913.

To know about the availability of these products, please contact the Northern Recycling Center at (732) 367-0802.

If you want any of these for your Community Garden please contact us for a delivery 732-506-5047