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) 597-5321


Cell Phone Recycling Program


Cell phones are accepted for recycling in unlimited quantities at the County's Northern and Southern Recycling Centers and at "The County Connection," located in the Ocean County Mall.

Residents may drop off cell phones at these locations during operating hours at no cost.

Operating hours for the Centers are 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Saturday; The County Connection's hours are Monday through Saturday 10:00 am to 9:30 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.