Public Works

856-629-4444

Latest Public Works Announcements

LEAF COLLECTION SPRING/FALL SCHEDULE

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.

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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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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF 

LOCATION: 
Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex,
493 Monroeville Road (Rte 694),
S. Harrison Twp.

8am til 2pm rain or shine April 21, 2012 to
September 8, 2012
Gloucester County Road Department
1200 Delsea Drive (Rte 47), Clayton
8am til 2pm rain or shine from May 19, 2012 to
October 20, 2012
Participation is limited to Gloucester County Residents ONLY!
Commercial Businesses are prohibited from participating
NO CHARGE More info is available at 478-6045 ext 14
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!!