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


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 per day at a fee of $2.00 per tire. Both Centers only accept tires that are no larger than a truck tire and no smaller than a 13 inch tire. 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.