Winslow Township

Public Works: Garbage Collection Information

TRASH

Place at curbside by 7:00 AM. All garbage/trash must be placed inside suitable bags or containers with handles or tied and bundled.

Containers, bags, or bundles should not exceed 50 lbs.

DO NOT PUT OUT HAZARDOUS WASTE. Solvents, asbestos, etc. Call the County for scheduled collection days at (856) 858-5241.

Cut, roll and tie carpet neatly so it can be hauled away (4 ft. length, less than 50 lbs.)

Bulk items such as couches and furniture can be placed out "as is" for collection.

Contractors doing renovations or construction work on your property cannot leave trash at the curb; they must remove all trash.

No trash, garbage or recyclable shall be placed at the point designated for collection at or near any street, alley, lane, road, highway or other public place earlier than 5:00 PM on the day before the day designated for collection.

PAPER AND CARDBOARD

Newspaper, white paper, magazines and cardboard should be placed in your yellow recycling bucket and placed at curbside for collection on your normal collection day by 7:00 AM. If cardboard can not be placed in the recycle bin you must break it down to less than 4x4 and tie into bundles less than 45 lbs.

DO NOT PUT YOUR PAPER RECYCLABLES IN PLASTIC BAGS.

DO NOT RECYCLE: Waxed paper or waxed cardboard, trash and plastic trash bags.

BATTERIES-AUTOMOTIVE & HOUSEHOLD

Car batteries are recyclable and may be dropped off at the Public Works Office. Household batteries are not recyclable and may be put with your normal trash.

TIRES

Car, bicycle and small truck tires may be put out for curbside collection, no more than two per week. Please be sure to have the rim off the tire.

YARD WASTE

Yard waste, including grass, tree limbs and plants, etc. are now collected as recyclable year-round.

Place at curbside for collection in open containers, paper bags or tied bundles, not exceeding 50 lbs. for any one item.

Branches should be cut in 4 ft. lengths and securely tied.

Place yard waste several feet away from trash and recyclable to avoid confusion with collections.

DO NOT mix trash or recyclable with yard waste. DO NOT use plastic bags.

Stickers for your yard waste cans are available at the Winslow Township Public Works office, located behind Town Hall.

PAINTS

Latex paints and empty containers are not hazardous waste and should be disposed of in your regular trash. Collectors require that they be air dried with lids removed to ensure pick up by our waste hauler. We recommend using kitty litter or sand as a drying agent.

WHITE GOODS

consist of refrigerators (doors must be off), washers, dryers, dishwashers, stoves, swing sets, (concrete must be removed), lawn mowers, hot water heaters and all other metal items. White goods are usually scheduled to be picked up on Fridays. Please call The Dept. of Public Works between Monday and Thursday for an appointment at (609) 567-0700 select option #2

MOTOR OIL

is recyclable and may be dropped off at any of the following sites:

Winslow Twp. D.P.W.
125 South Route 73
Braddock, NJ 08037
Monday thru Friday, 7am – 3pm

ACCEPTABLE COMMINGLED RECYCLABLES

All aluminum cans, plastic containers and glass bottles are to be put together in the yellow container provided by the Township. Yellow recycling containers are available for you to pick up at the Public Works Garage located directly behind Town Hall. Recyclables are to be put in your yellow recycling container and placed on the curb by 7:00 AM on your assigned collection day. DO NOT PUT RECYCLES IN PLASTIC BAGS.

Aluminum food and beverage containers - Aluminum soda and beer cans, cat food cans, etc.

Glass food and beverage containers - Flint (clear), Amber (brown), Emerald (green).

Ferrous Cans - Soup, coffee cans, etc.

P.E.T. plastic containers with the symbol #1.

H.D.P.E. natural plastic containers with the symbol #2.

H.D.P.E. pigmented plastic containers with the symbol #2 - detergent, shampoo and bleach bottles without caps.

Plastic numbers 4, 5, and 7 are also now being recycled. This means items such as yogurt containers, microwave containers, windex bottles, ketchup squeeze bottles, and medicine bottles are now recyclable.

 

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