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

 Northern Recycling Center:
  New Hampshire Avenue, Lakewood
  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
Hours of operation : 7:30am - 3:00pm
Open Monday through Saturday
(Saturday residents only)
 Phone: (609) 978-0913
 Fax: (609) 597-5321

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Northern Recycling Center Location Maps By Subject

Below are links to maps and directions for various sections of the Nothern Recycling Center:

Recyclable Materials Processing Facility (Incoming & Outgoing Loads) (PDF)
800 Towbin Avenue

Recycling Education Center/Backyard Composting Demonstration Site & Atlantic Coast Recycling Office (PDF)
800 Towbin Avenue

Resident Recycling Center 24-hour drop-off and Building 68 (Covered Electronics [TVs, CPUs, Monitors, Laptops, Phones], Laser & Inkjet Ink Cartridges, Shredded Paper Drop-off, Phone Books, Antifreeze, Batteries, Waste Oil, CFLs, Paint, Thermostats, Tires, etc.) (PDF)
601 New Hampshire Avenue

 Citizen Yard Waste (PDF)
535 South Oberlin Avenue

Commercial Brush, Leaves, Finished Compost & Wood Chips (PDF)
800 Towbin Avenue

Hours of operation for the Northern Recycling Center are 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday (Saturday for residents only).

Recycling is also available during regular hours of operation at the NRC for batteries (rechargable, button, auto, boat), motor oil, oil filters, cooking grease, antifreeze, tires, empty steel paint cans, boat shrink wrap, books (soft and hardcover), phone books, computers, ink cartridges, cell phones, paint (latex, oil, and boat), leaves, and light brush.

These items may be brought to Building 68 for proper disposal (excluding leaves and brush, which have separate drop-off areas).

The Northern Recycling Center also contains 24-hour Resident Drop-off Areas for aluminum and tin cans, glass containers, plastic beverage containers, aerosol cans, newspaper, mixed paper and residential cardboard. The 24-hour drop-off area remains open on all holidays.

For additional information about this location, you may contact the NRC at (732) 367-0802.