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Department of Solid Waste Management

Zero Waste

If you are extremely passionate about recycling, check out these special recycling programs offered by private parties.

Cartons (Milk & Juice):
Carton Council --- Mail-In Program.

CDs & DVDs:
CD Recycling Center of America --- Mail-In Program.
Monmouth Wire

Eyeglasses & Sunglasses:
Recycling program organized by the Lions Club. Drop-Off bins are available at the County Connection (Ocean County Mall) and select libraries (Toms River, Lavallette, and Island Heights).

Household Items:
Habitat for Humanity Habitat For Humanity will pick up items for free (minimum of 2 furniture items), or you may drop items off at 1214 NJ-37, Toms River, NJ 08753

Makeup & Personal Care Products:
Burt’s Bees, Weleda and more
DECIEM, EOS, Josie Maran, L'Occitane , LimeLife
Mac Cosmetics
Mascara Wands for Wildlife

Plastic Planters:
Home Depot
Or check with your local nursery.

Sewing Machines:
Pedals 4 Progress Drop-Off Program.

Snack Wrappers, Plastic Cups, Toothpaste tubes & Toothbrushes, Pet Food Packaging, Spray Pumps, Beauty Packaging, and more: