Bulk trash and wood collections will take place curbside once a month on designated Mondays determined by zones. Place items at the curb after 6:00 p.m. the Sunday before collection or before 6:00 a.m. on the Monday of collection for your zone. Please note that household garbage is not picked up on bulk trash day. Bulk trash includes the collection of large trash items such as, but not limited to:
Under state law, electronic equipment such as cameras,computers, monitors, stereo equipment, telephones, and televisions will not longer be collected as bulk trash. These items are considered e-waste, they are now mandated as a recyclable material and must be taken to Monmouth County approved recycling facilities or the Township Recycling and Drop-off Center on Sunset Avenue.
In order to assure collection of bulk trash, prepare the material as follows:
Zone 1 will be collected on the first Monday of each month
Zone 2 will be collected on the second Monday of each month
Zone 3 will be collected on the third Monday of each month
Zone 4 will be collected on the fourth Monday of each month
Bulk trash is NOT collected on the fifth Monday of a month. These Mondays which occur four times a year are used for the collection of metal and appliances. The dates for metal and appliances collections in 2012 are January 30, April 30, July 30 and October 29.
Bulk Trash collections have been rescheduled for the 2012 holiday season;
Monday, January 2, 2012 (Zone 1) - New Year's Day observed; rescheduled for Monday January 9, 2012 in conjunction with Zone 2.
Monday, December 24, 2012 (Zone 4) - rescheduled for Monday December 18, 2012 in conjunction with Zone 3.
The Township will pick up small amounts of asphalt shingles with bulk trash. The shingles must be containerized or tied up. There is a 50-pound limit on each container. The maximum size container that can be used is a 45-gallon garbage can.
Larger amounts or contractor-generated amounts of material must be taken to an authorized recycler.
In Monmouth County, asphalt shingles may be taken to: