Request metal or cardboard pick up

As of May 1, 2020 residents no longer need to schedule or request a bulk pick up.

The schedule for bulk pick up is as follows:

Monday or Thursday trash collection : bulk pick up is the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month.

Tuesday or Wednesday trash collection: bulk pick up is the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.

The following Items will NOT be collected with bulk pick up: construction/demolition debris, concrete, stumps, house clean outs/move outs and recycling (such as cardboard boxes). We ask that residents use good judgement with regard to the amount or volume of items placed curbside for pick up.


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.

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