Solid Waste Management

 James F. Lacey,
Freeholder Liaison

 Ernest J. Kuhlwein, Jr.,
Director, P.E., P.P.

 Office : 129 Hooper Avenue
P.O. Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754
 Phone: (732) 506-5047
 Toll free: 1-800-55-RECYCLE
 Fax: (732) 244-8396
 Email: ocrecycles@co.ocean.nj.us

 Northern Recycling Center:
  New Hampshire Avenue, Lakewood
Directions
  Hours of operation : 7:30am - 3:00pm
Open Monday through Saturday
(Saturday residents only)
 Phone: (732) 367-0802
 Fax: (732) 942-8482

 Southern Recycling Center:
  379 Haywood Road, Manahawkin
Directions
Hours of operation : 7:30am - 3:00pm
Open Monday through Saturday
(Saturday residents only)
 Phone: (609) 978-0913
 Fax: (609) 597-9682


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Ocean County Solid Waste Management Updates

2014 Document Shredding Program

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Household Hazardous Waste Program June-Oct 2014 Schedule

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Fall Ocean County Master Composter Training Classes

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Recycling Revenue Sharing Returns Almost $15 Million

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Ocean County Reminds Summertime Visitors to Recycle

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Cooking Grease Disposal Made Easier in Ocean County

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Municipalities Awarded Recycling Grant

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Take Back Initiative

 Click Here to get more information on where and how to properly dispose of any unused, unwanted, or expired medications.

Household Hazardous Waste and Document Shredding Future Notification

The Household Hazardous Waste and Document Shredding Programs have ended for the 2013 year.

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If you have any questions or need assistance with signing up, please call the Department at 732-506-5047.

2013 Recycling Directory

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 Solid Waste Management Events Gallery

The Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management supervises the implementation of the District Solid Waste Management Plan providing for solid waste/recycling planning supporting growth patterns and economically promoting the proper disposition of trash/recyclables in an efficient and environmentally correct manner

Ocean County owns and operates two Recycling Centers.

The Northern Recycling Center is located on New Hampshire Avenue (off Route 70) in Lakewood Township.

The Southern Recycling Center is located at 379 Haywood Road near the State Motor Vehicle Inspection Station in Manahawkin, Stafford Township.

Both facilities are closed on County observed holidays but the 24-hour Resident Recycling Centers remain open.

Click image below to view the Ocean County Recycling Directory 2013