Garbage Regulations

Schedules and procedures are for Municipal garbage collection areas ONLY.  Residents in private collection areas should contact their haulers with any questions regarding pick-up.

Garbage must be placed curbside before 6:00 A.M. on your collection day. Residents must remove empty containers by the evening of their collection day.


  • Only supplied garbage containers are acceptable.
  • Cardboard/paper/plywood drums used for garbage containers will be classified as garbage and collected as such and taken away.
  • Household waste only.  There will be no collection of  building/demolition materials of any type (e.g. garage doors, shingles, construction lumber, etc.), textiles, fixtures, trees, earth/stone, refuse or industrial waste.
  • Do not place dirt, stone, wood, ashes, sawdust or metal in garbage cans.
  • Do not place newspapers, cardboard, junk mail, aluminum beverage cans, metal and tin cans, plastic bottles and jars and leaves in your regular garbage.
  • Cans that are obstructed will NOT BE collected.
Bulk items will not be picked up on regular collection days.

Special Pick-Ups Can Be Arranged By Calling (732)- 248-7288.

**Do Not Put Special Pick-Up Items Out Until You Call To Make Arrangements. Any materials placed curbside prior to receiving a confirmation number WILL NOT be collected by the Township and their disposal will be the responsibility of the homeowner. 

The Following Will Not Be Picked Up On Regular Collection Days:

  • Leaves:
  • Lawn and Garden Refuse (not including stone or earth):
  • Grass Clippings:
  • Brush Or Tree Limbs:
  • Hazardous Materials:
  • Heavy Material:
  • Rugs:
Do Not Place The Following Items In Your Regular Garbage:

  • Newspapers
  • Aluminum Beverage Cans
  • Metal and Tin Cans
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Glass Bottles
  • Jars, Leaves
  • Card Board
  • Junk mail