TRASH AND RECYCLING INFORMATION
Biagio Cofone - Acting Supervisor
RECYCLING CENTER IS FOR RECYCLING ONLY. Dropping off Paints, Propane Tanks, Trash or Bulk Trash items are not allowed and will be considered illegal dumping which is punishable by Law. Apartments, condominiums and businesses (including restaurants) - only 32 gallon containers will be accepted. It is the property owner’s responsibility to notify all tenants of all regulations and ordinances.
NEWSPAPER: # 1 Newspapers sold at newsstands must be tied in bundles and are not to exceed 30 lbs. (No paper or plastic bags will be accepted.)
MIXED PAPER: High Grade (computer paper, printouts, tab cards and white paper) should be tied in bundles and placed alongside your newspapers. Bundles are not to exceed 30 lbs.
CO-MINGLED: Aluminum cans, tin cans, plastic and glass bottles (all colors) are to be placed into an open study re-useable container, not to exceed 32 gallons with holes in the bottom and put to the curb for pick-up on assigned days. ALL cans, bottles and plastics should be washed to control bugs and odors. Motor oil containers, mirrors, bulbs, dish ceramics or window glass, plastic bags and broken bottles or any other type of broken glass will NOT be accepted.
CARDBOARD: Corrugated boxes (un-waxed) must be collapsed, folded and tied securely. Bundles must be 2' X 2' maximum size and not exceed 30 lbs.
COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND HAZARDOUS WASTE INFORMATION
Computer and Electronic items must be brought to Belmar Department of Public Works, 16th Ave., Belmar, New Jersey.
ITEMS ACCEPTED: Computer cases, CPU’s, Keyboards, Mice, Monitors, Scanners, Printers, Cables, Laptops, Peripherals, TV’s (42" and smaller), Radios, Telephones, Cameras, VCR’s, DVD players, Stereo Components.
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED: TV’s (larger than 42") and Wood Console TVs. This is limited to Residents, small businesses and institutions. One pickup truck load.
BATTERIES: Regular trash & the Monmouth County Hazardous Waste Facility no longer accept batteries.
HAZARDOUS WASTE: Paints, pesticides, fertilizers, motor oil, antifreeze, pool chemicals, propane tanks, gasoline and herbicides can be brought to the Monmouth County Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 3161 Shafto Road, Tinton Falls, New Jersey For an appointment please call 732-922-2234.
Bulk stickers are required for items that are not considered regular household garbage or building material.
These stickers can be obtained at Borough Hall. Bulk trash shall only be placed at the curb 12 hours before regulated pickup days.
ALL TRASH MUST BE IN A TRASH CAN WITH A LID.
ANYONE WITH RECYCLING ITEMS IN THEIR TRASH WILL BE SUBJECT TO A SUMMONS.