- Stricter penalties have recently been approved for non-compliance with State recycling regulations. Residents MUST recycle the following:
- Aluminum, steel and tin cans, empty non hazardous aerosol cans
- Glass bottles and jars
- Paper, cardboard, magazines, junk mail, paperback books, shredded paper, phone books, brown grocers bags, hardback books if covers and spine are removed, etc. (no foil coated or food contaminated boxes, such as pizza boxes)
- Plastic bottles and jars with a #1 or #2 on the bottom (no plastic pails, trays, tubs or food containers)
- Electronics including computers, printers, cell phones, DVD's, CD's VCR's, small household appliances and rechargeable batteries
- If your trash is found to contain any of the above items, it WILL NOT BE COLLECTED, but will be left at the curb. You will then be responsible for removing the recyclable items from your trash and it will not be picked up until you do so. Our trash haulers will face stiff fines and penalties if they bring these items to the landfill in their trucks.
- Please remember to do your part and recycle. Recycling saves YOU tax dollars.
Electronics including TV's, computer components, printers, phones, cell phones, VCR's, CD's, DVD's, small appliances and rechargeable batters. TV's must be taken to the County Landfill or the Goodwill on Route 38. For all other electronic items, there is a drop box at teh Recycling area at the Municipal Building.
Recycling is a state and local law. All cardboard, magazines, newspaper, junk mail, glass, aluminum and steel cans, plastic bottles numbers #1 or #2 must be recycled. They cannot be disposed of in your trash.
Where can I recycle ??? Check out this website for other recycling options: www.recyclingnj.com
Paper and Cardboard
All residents now have Carts for paper and cardboard collection. The rules are as follows:
Flatten cardboard, it can stick out the top of the cart. No cardboard will be collected unless it is in the cart. We have a recycling drop off at the Municipal building for large amounts or you can call the recycling hotline for a special pick-up for special things such as a move.
Shredded paper can be put in a paper bag and then into the cart. No plastic bags in the cart.
Place your cart in the street against the curb or at the edge of your property. An automated arm is collecting the carts. Place the cart with the lid opening facing the street. Keep the cart away from obstacles including recycling buckets, mail boxes and parked cars.
Plastic, Glass and Cans
- Place in your yellow recycling bucket and place at the curb
The following items are collected at the curbside by Burlington County:
- Glass bottles and jars
- Aluminum & steel food and beverage cans
- Empty aerosol cans (remove cap, leave nozzle)
- Plastic bottles only (must have a #1 or #2 symbol on bottom)
- Newspaper and Cardboard
- Pickup every other Friday, please refer to calendar
- Place at curb by 6 AM
- Mandatory for paper, cardboard, glass, metal and plastic
- Drop off center at Municipal building for the above and for used oil in containers and hazardous material (paints, solvents, etc.) in sealed containers
- Not recyclable – pizza/food boxes, window/broken glass, packing materials, eg. Styrofoam
- Recycling Hotline – 609-267-6889
- Yellow Recycling Containers are available at Municipal Building for $15.00
New! Bulky Rigid Plastics Recycling
Recycling Collection Dates:
| January 5, 18|| July 6, 19 |
February 1, 15
| August 2, 16, 30|
| March 1, 15, 29|| September 13, 27|
| April 12, 26|| October 11, 25|
| May 10, 24|| November 8, 23|
| June 7, 21|| December 6, 20|
Recycling Hot Line (609) 267-6889, This is the OTC hotline number. Please call if you have any problems or your recycling is not picked up.