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

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Ocean County Solid Waste Management Updates

2016 Residential Document Shredding Program

Dates for the 2016 Residential Document Shredding Program have been announced.

 Click Here to view the press release.

 Click Here to view the flyer.

 Click Here for directions to all currently scheduled events.

2016 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program

Summer and Fall dates for the 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program have been announced.

 Click Here to view the press release.

 Click Here to view the flyer.

 Click Here for directions to all currently scheduled events.

Recycling Works In NJ

The NJDEP disseminated flyers reminding residents NOT to place plastic bags in recycling containers (among other things).

 Click Here to view a flyer on plastic bag recycling.

 Click Here to view a flyer showing items commonly found in the recycling stream that should NOT be placed in recycling containers.

 Click Here to view a flyer on the benefits of recycling for businesses.

 Click Here to view a flyer for "grasscycling".

Ocean County Recycling Directory 2015

 Click Here to view the 2015 Ocean County Recycling Directory.

 Click Here to view the press release.

Waste Management's Recycle Often. Recycle Right

Click Here to watch a video about Waste Management's Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

HHW/Doc Shred Mailing List

To receive automatic email notifications of updates on the Household Hazardous Waste and Document Shredding Programs, please Click Here.

If you have any questions or need assistance with signing up, please call the Department at 732-506-5047.

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 Solid Waste Management Events Gallery

The Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management supervises the implementation of the District Solid Waste Management Plan providing for solid waste/recycling planning supporting growth patterns and economically promoting the proper disposition of trash/recyclables in an efficient and environmentally correct manner

Ocean County owns and operates two Recycling Centers.

The Northern Recycling Center is located on New Hampshire Avenue (off Route 70) in Lakewood Township.

The Southern Recycling Center is located at 379 Haywood Road near the State Motor Vehicle Inspection Station in Manahawkin, Stafford Township.

Both facilities are closed on County observed holidays but the 24-hour Resident Recycling Centers remain open.

Click image below to view Single Stream Recycling Acceptable/Non-Acceptable Materials

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