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


Thermostats

Thermostats that contain mercury can be brought to any participant who is enrolled in the thermostat recycling program that is run by the Termostat Recycling Corp. Please visit their website below to find out, which participants in your area accept thermostats.

 Click here to view the website of where you can dispose of your thermostats

Thermostats containing mercury can also be brought to the Ocean County's Household Hazardous Waste Program. In order to receive e-mail notification of the next Household Hazardous Waste event, please feel free to sign up for our automatic notifications, which can be found on our homepage.