TRASH AND RECYCLING INFORMATION
Biagio Cofone - Acting Supervisor
TOWN-WIDE COLLECTION OF RECYCABLES EVERY WEDNESDAY
Recycling will now be easier! You will throw all your recyclables into one container (12-38 gallon in size) for curb-side collection. Recycled items are cleaned, processed and re-purposed as new products and by participating you will help save the planet as well as save thousands in landfill fees. Ordinance 286-21 (Separation of Recyclable Materials) will be strictly enforced, failure to comply will result in a summons. All recyclables must be placed loose in the appropriate container and NO plastic bags. Items that are not recyclable must be placed with regular trash.
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 38 gallons with holes in the bottom and put to the curb by 5:00 am the day of collection. 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, ELECTRONIC AND METAL: require an appointment for pick-up. Contact borough hall at 732-776-2999 ext. 1029 to schedule a curbside pick-up, Bulk Stickers are required. Items Accepted: computer cases, CPU's, keyboards, mice, monitors, scanners, printers, cables, laptops, peripherals, television, radios, telephones, cameras, stereo components, VCR’s and DVD players. Bradley Beach residents may bring the above listed items to the North End Lot, 1011 Main Street, and Bradley Beach, NJ effective April 24th on Sunday & Monday from 8:00 am to 12 pm. (proof of residency required)
HAZARDOUS WASTE: Paints, pesticides, fertilizers, motor oil, antifreeze, pool chemicals, propane tanks, batteries, gasoline and herbicides can be brought to the Monmouth County Hazardous Waste Facility at 3211 Shafto Road, Tinton Falls, New Jersey. For an appointment please call 732-683-8686 ext. # 5210. :
BULK ITEMS: Bulk stickers are required for items that are not considered regular household garbage.
These stickers can be obtained at Borough Hall. Bulk trash shall only be placed at the curb 12 hours before regulated pickup days and no later than 5:00 am the day of collection.
Covered trash containers must be placed curbside no later than 5:00 am the day of collection and no earlier than 12 hours before pick-up. Empty trash containers must be removed from curbside within 12 hours of collection.
Trash will not be picked up on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Day, please place trach curbside for collection on the next regularly scheduled day. Trash collection will be suspended during a Severe Storm or a State of Emergency. Trash collection will resume on the next regular day of collection.