Metal & Appliances

Appointments must be made for the collection of appliances and other large metal items.  Metal and appliances are collected on the fifth Monday of the month.

Collection dates for 2017 are:

January 30, May 29, July 31 and October 30, 2017.

No other recyclables or bulk trash will be collected on these dates.  To schedule an appointment, call the Public Works office at 732-531-5001 to be placed on the collection list.

Items included in metal & appliances pick-ups
  • ovens, washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators*, air conditioners*, humidifiers*,water coolers*, freezers*, etc.
  • swing sets (must be broken down to 4 ft. lengths)
  • bicycles
  • exercise equipment, i.e. treadmills, stationery bikes 
  • lawn furniture with metal frames
  • tire rims
  • cabinets
  • shelving
  • fencing
  • lawn mower (remove gasoline, oil, and disconnect spark plug) 

*EPA regulations require that freon gas must be removed from appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, humidifiers and air conditioners.  Residents must have the freon removed and provide the Public Works Department with proof of removal before appointments can be made for collection.

Residents may bring the appliances to one of several recyclers who can accept freon-containing appliances.  The Monmouth County Recycling Directory has a complete list of these businesses.

Pieces of metal such as pipes or poles from basketball hoops, lengths of wrought iron fencing or chain link fencing must not be longer than four feet in length.  Concrete must be removed from poles.
Metal or appliances must not be put out for collection before 6 p.m. the night before your scheduled pick-up date and no later than 6 a.m. the morning of your pick-up.

Residents may bring metal and appliances as described above to the metal drop-off area at the Township Recycling Center at Sunset Avenue.

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