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) 597-9682



 Solid Waste Management Events
Master Composter Volunteer training Program - 2014
The Association of New Jersey Recyclers 34th Annual Recycling Symposium and Awards luncheon
Graduating Certified Recycling Professionals from the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are Carol Evans of Little Egg Harbor Public Works and John Rogers of the Ocean County Health Department.
George Mitchell Recycling Field Day
Students enjoyed learning all about the benefits of recycling and protecting our environment
Innovative Technology Award
NJDEP Awards Barengat Township School District with Innovative Technology Award
Master Composter Volunteer Training Program - Fall 2013
Ocean County Master Composter volunteers completed their fall training classes at the Ocean County Recycling Education Center at the County's Northern Recycling Center in Lakewood Township.
Spring "How To" Compost Course 2013
On Saturday, April 27, 2013 a group of 20 Ocean County residents enjoyed learning the basics of backyard home composting at a free "How to" compost class.
Rocket Composter
Long Beach Island School District Unveils Rocket Composter

 Click here to view the article from the SandPaper
Household Hazardous Waste 2012
Ocean County Department of Solid Waste hosts five Spring Household Hazardous Waste Programs.
Master Composter Training Program-Spring 2012
Ocean County completed its Spring Master Composter Training Classes.
Ocean County visits CarpetCycle
Members from Ocean County's Department of Solid Waste Management along with some municipal recycling coordinators take a trip to CarpetCycle.
Certified Recycling Professional Graduation
Prinicipal Planner, Oren Solon, graduates from the Certified Recycling Professionals Program at the Association of New Jersey Recyclers Symposium
2011 Recycling Revenue
Municipalities in Ocean County get rewarded for their recycling efforts
L'oreal
A group from L'oreal, visits Northern Recycling Center in Lakewood.
Seaside Recycling
Seaside Heights teams up with Coca-Cola to add new recycling containers on the boardwalk.
Master Composter Training Program – April 2011
The County completed it's Spring "How To" class.
Award
Former Ocean County District Recycling Coordinator, is awarded the Commissioner's Certificate of Recognition for his 35 years of service in recycling.
Ocean County Ushers in New Era of Recycling
Ocean County officially ushered in a new era of recycling with a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of changes at the Northern Ocean County Recycling Center that allows for single stream recycling.
Ocean County Southern Complex Grand Opening
With the cutting of the ceremonial red ribbon, Ocean County officials marked the grand opening of new government facilities along Haywood Road in Manahawkin on Oct. 24, 2008.
MSNBC highlights Northern Recycling Center
MSNBC highlights the recycling efforts within Ocean County at the Northern Recycling Center in Lakewood Township.
Single Stream Recycling Up and Running
The County opens up its state-of-the-art new recycling facility.