Latest Public Works Announcements
Biweekly leaf collection will be for the whole month of May, November and December. Please contact the Public Works Dept. at 629‑4444 for collection of bagged leaves.
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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COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT (CFL) BULB RECYCLING – Click here to find out! CFC Recycling
Please take time to read the following documents concerning:
the saftey of your family and environment
Important information regarding proper disposal of medications
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 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!!