Public Works

Public Works 2017-10-26T15:51:01+00:00
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Latest Public Works Announcements
 
 

Public Works Department Summer Hours

Effective Memorial Day through Labor Day the summer hours
for the Public Works Department will be Monday – Friday are 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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WHAT IS STORMWATER POLLUTION?

Click here to find out! www.cleanwaternj.org

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BULB RECYCLING

COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT (CFL) BULB RECYCLING – Click here to find out! CFC Recycling

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Battery Recycling Information

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ATTENTION ALL MONROE TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS

Please be advised, it is a violation of the Monroe Township Code for anyone to scavenge recyclable material, including refrigerators, hot water heaters, washers, etc., within the Township of Monroe. Please report the scavenging of recyclable material to the Monroe Township Police Department @ 728-0800.

Chapter 239-7. Unauthorized collection prohibited
From the time of placement at the curb by an owner, resident or occupant of aluminum, glass, metal or paper hereinabove described for collection by the Township of Monroe in accordance with the terms hereof, the items shall be and become the property of the Township of Monroe or its authorized agent. It shall be a violation of this chapter for any person unauthorized by the Township of Monroe to collect, obtain or pick up or cause to be collected, obtained or picked up any such item during the twenty-six hour period commencing at 6:00 p.m. on any day preceding a day designated for collection. Any and all such collection in violation hereof from one or more households or residences during the said twenty-six hour period shall constitute a separate and distinct offense punishable as hereinafter provided.
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Please take time to read the following documents concerning:
the saftey of your family and environment
Important information regarding proper disposal of medications


COMPUTER RECYCLING

Residents may drop off old computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, etc. to the Monroe Township Department of Public Works, Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. to be recycled. Computer parts & supplies will NOT be collected curbside for recycling.

RECYCLABLES ARE COLLECTED EVERY WEEK ON YOUR DESIGNATED PICK-UP DAY.

Glass Bottles & Jars, Tin & Aluminum Cans, Plastic Bottles, Paper and Cardboard are collected weekly.
NOTE:You may commingle your glass bottles, jars, tin, aluminum cans, plastic bottles, paper and cardboard in one container. Recycling containers should not exceed 35 lbs. in weight.

AUTOMATED TRASH COLLECTION:

In order to ensure proper collection of your automated trash container there should be a four foot clearance around the container. Please ensure the automated container is set away from utility poles, mailboxes, vehicles, basketball nets, recyclables, “odd stops”, etc.
PLACEMENT OF GARBAGE & RECYCLING CONTAINERS:
Receptacles or other items to be disposed of shall be placed outside the designated area after 6:00pm of the day immediately preceding the day of collection. After collection, any empty containers shall be removed from the curbside promptly, but no later than 8:00pm the day of collection.

COMMERCIAL TRASH/CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS

There shall be no collection of commercial trash or construction debris by the Township of Monroe as defined in Chapter 239 of the Monroe Township Code.
COMMERCIAL TRASH – Any debris, garbage, or trash not created by household consumption or use or any other debris, garbage, or trash such as building materials and other discarded items not normally accumulated through household consumption, even if such debris was generated by a household.
CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS – Debris that is generated by a contractor or by an occupant. A dumpster will be required on site during all phases of construction or demolition. The Construction Code Official will advise of dumpster requirements at the time of permit application.

RECYCABLES

Recycables are to be placed curbside by 7:00 AM on your designated pick-up day.
Place them so they are easily seen from the roadway and set away from your regular garbage.
Do not put recyclables in plastic bags!!
For more information click here: RECYCLE GUIDE 2017 – 11.1.16