Attention Residents: 

If your recycling container is found to be CONTAMINATED with trash bags, plastic bags, plastic film, or any other non-recyclable items it will not be collected.

These are the only items that should be placed in your curbside recycling container:

Plastic Bottles #1 & #2

Cardboard & Paper

Glass – Bottles & Jars

Aluminum & Steel Cans

All items should be clean, dry and  free of any food contamination.  Please do not bag recycling!

You may drop off any of the following recyclables at the Public Works Dept. located at 1040 Glassboro Rd., Williamstown, between the hours of 7:30 am and 2:30 pm, on Wednesdays:

paper, cardboard, aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles #1 & #2, brush, used motor oil, automotive batteries, appliances and lite iron.

Monroe Township residents may drop off televisions, old computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, laptops etc.
to the Monroe Township Department of Public Works, Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. to be recycled.
Televisions, Computers, monitors & E-Waste will NOT be collected curbside.


These pictures were taken at  the Omni Recycling center located in Pitman, NJ.  They show the extent of contamination being picked up in our curbside recycling containers.  As a community, we encourage residents to be familiar with our recycling guidelines to ensure proper recycling procedures are followed.  When in doubt, throw it out!  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Monroe Township Public Works Department at 856.728.9844 or


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.