Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
During the fall of each year the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Solid Waste Management sponsors a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program.
Numerous collection dates are offered for County residents to properly dispose of toxic household products such as herbicides, pesticides, cleaners, paints and paint thinners, solvents and photographic chemicals.
Quantities are limited to 200 pounds for dry materials and 20 gallons for liquid materials. There is no charge for collection of these materials.
Acceptable Materials: Paints/thinners, solvents, pool chemicals, pesticides/herbicides, aerosol cans, auto products/fluids, cleaning products/polishes, waste oil and used gasoline, propane tanks.
(All materials, with the exception of oil and gasoline, must be in original containers.)
Unacceptable Materials: Radioactive materials, dioxins, infectious wastes ("red bag" wastes), explosives, ammunition/gun powder, boat flares, unknown or unidentified materials.
Program is NOT open to businesses and commercial establishments, schools, and municipal/state government agencies.
Pre-registration is required.
(Please scroll to bottom of page for Google Maps directions to each event.)
Click Here to view a bar graph (PDF format) that displays the amount of materials collected and costs for this program since its inception in 1989.
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Directions: Just click on the links below and enter your home address for directions to each event.
2018 dates/locations TBA