2010-05-27 / General Features

Monmouth County Recyclables

Mandated recyclablesBottles and cans:
Aluminum cans
(do not include foil, pie tins, trays and cookware)

Tin and bi-metal cans
Glass bottles and jars
(do not include dishware, light
bulbs, ceramics, window glass)


Newspapers:
Newspapers and inserts that
come with the paper
(do not include any newspaper
used for pet waste or household
projects)

Corrugated cardboard:
Waffle section between layers,
breakdown boxes
(do not include food contaminated cardboard such as pizza boxes or waxed cardboard)


Mixed paper:
Letterheads, colored and white paper, junk mail, soft
cover books, shipboard (cereal boxes)
(do not include food wrappers, paper cups or plates or any other
product used for food or personal hygenie; no hardcover books
unless cover and binder is removed)

Leaves and grass clippings:
Do not dispose with household
trash
Most towns collect unbagged
leaves in the fall and spring. Grass
clippings can be left on the lawn,
added to compost piles, or brought
to a special drop-off at county
landfill for a fee.

Car batteries and motor oil, rechargeable and button batteries:


Car batteries can be brought to a
scrap yard

Motor oil can be brought to the County Household
Hazardous Waste facility and municipal recycling depots

Rechargeable batteries (can be  brought to retail store drop offs;
check www.rbrc for locations)

Button batteries (should be
returned to retail or county-sponsored drop-offs)

Most common household batteries (A, AA, AAA, C, D,
9 volt) can be disposed in the regular trash.
 

Bulky recyclables:
Tree parts (stumps and limbs over 3 inches in diameter)

Concrete and asphalt
Scrap metals (including small metal appliances, window frames)

Film canisters, supply bottles
and camera batteries
Creative Camera 732-493-3535
2112 Highway 35
Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Videotapes
Repairs and resells tapes 800-359-4608
Foam peanuts
Shipping services, 800-828-2214
Mailing services

Computer and electronic recycling


Items accepted:
Computer cases, CPUs
Keyboards
Mice
Monitors
Scanners
Printers
Cables
Laptops
Peripherals
Televisions
(no larger than 42 inchesresidents only)

Radios
Telephones
Cameras
VCRs, DVD players
Stereo components

Not accepted:
Large TVs
Wood consoles

Drop off centers:
Monmouth County Reclamation Center
Asbury Avenue, Tinton Falls
Gate A main entrance
Open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m.to 2 p.m.
call Monmouth Co. Planning Board 732-431-7460
Freehold Township Public Works/Recycling Yard
west side of Jackson Mills Road, Freehold
Open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
732-294-2160
Hazlet Township Public Works/Recycling Yard
Leocadia Court, east of Laurel Avenue
Open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:15 a.m.to 1:45 p.m.
732-787-3636
Long Branch Recycle Facility
378 Atlantic Ave., Long Branch
Open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.
732-571-6520

  Tire disposal  
Items accepted:    
  No businesses  
Car tires 18 inches or less or institutional  
limit 8 car tires drop offs  



Resident ID is required
Monmouth County Reclamation Center
Asbury Avenue, Tinton Falls
Gate A main entrance
Look for blue and white signs
Open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
call Monmouth Co. Planning Board 732-431-7460
Household Hazardous Waste

Items accepted: Not accepted:  
Pesticides Lab reagents  
Herbicides Concrete  
Fertilizers Electronics  
Solvents Car tires  
Thinners Explosives  
Corrosives Radioactive materials  
Cleaners Asbestos  
Pool chemicals Unknown or  
Liquid paints and varnishes unidentified materials  
Aerosol cans (full or partially full)    
Used motor oil    
Anti-freeze No commercial or  
Gasoline industrial contributors  
Batteries    
Propane BBQ tanks    
Monmouth County residents only, ID is required  



Year-round service is available at the Household
Hazardous Waste facility:
Monmouth County Reclamation Center
Asbury Avenue, Tinton Falls
Gate A main entrance
Look for blue and white signs
Open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m.to 2 p.m.
(closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
732-922-2234
Next 2010 date and location:
Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Upper Freehold County Garage, Route 539
(South of Cream RIdge Golf Club)

Pick-up services for usable goods  
Goodwill Industries 973-481-2300  
entire house contents    
Salvation Army 609-599-9801  
furniture pickup only    
Recirculation Technology Associates 732-363-0556  
Rescue Mission of Trenton 800-528-8825  

 

  Eyeglasses
New Eyes for the Needy 973-376-4903
549 Millburn Ave.  
P.O. Box 332  
Short Hills, NJ 07078  




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