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


Ocean County Recyclable Materials Processing Facility


The County’s Processing Facility accepts glass containers, aluminum and tin cans, newspapers, mixed paper, plastic beverage containers, aerosol cans and residential/commercial cardboard from municipal, commercial and private haulers. It is located at the Ocean County Northern Recycling Center in Lakewood Township.

 Click here to view a list of all acceptable and non-acceptable recycling material.

The hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Group tours are available for the County's Recycling Facility. For tour information, please contact Mary Jerkowicz at the Department of Solid Waste Management at 732-506-5047.