Solid Waste Management

 Gerry P. Little,
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) 597-5321

For more information on how to get this Marine Debris Biodegradation Time Line Poster click here or call 1-800-691-2005 MOTE Marine

Scrap Tire Management Program


Ocean County accepts tires (without rims) at both the Northern and Southern Recycling Centers during normal business hours, Monday - Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Proof of residency or tax bill must be provided.

The program accepts up to 5 tires at no cost. For both centers, only tires no larger than a truck tire and no smaller than 13 inches will be accepted. Bicycle, motorcycle, or stock car tires are NOT accepted.

For further information please contact the Ocean County Northern Recycling Center (732) 367-0802 or the Ocean County Southern Recycling Center (609) 978-0913.