Recycling

                   
   

RECYCLING COLLECTION
Public Works Dept.
in coordination with County Services

 
   



 

OFFICE ADDRESS:
City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street
Burlington NJ 08016

OFFICE HOURS:
M–F 9am–5pm

RECYCLE YARD ADDRESS:
Corner, William St. and Mitchell Ave.

RECYCLING YARD HOURS:
W and Sat 7am–2:30pm

MAP: Trash Collection Zones

TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 124
FAX: 609-386-5110
CELL: 
E-MAIL:

 

OTHER PUBLIC WORKSDIVISIONS:


Public Works Division

Water Utility Division

Sewer & Drainage Division

Public Buildings and Grounds Div.

Animal Control Division

Recycling

Recycle Yard Location, William St. and Mitchell Ave.
 

RECYCLING COLLECTION 

ON THIS PAGE:
Recycling Program
Missed Collections
What Gets Collected?
Brush
Metal & Appliances
Other Recyclables
City Recycling Drop-off Center
County Landfill
Recycling Buckets

Jump to Trash Collection Map & Schedule

Recycling Coordinator’s Profile

Justin Vining
TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 124

MATERIALS AVAILABLE: 
Recycling Buckets & Lids

Recyclables must be at curbside by 6:00 am

Recycling 

Every other Friday, city-wide, our curbside recyclables are collected by Burlington County. Recyclables need to be at the curb by 6 am. 
For general recycling information (recorded), please call 609-386-0200, ext. 124.
See the Burlington County Recycling webpage for the latest information
( http://co.burlington.nj.us/recycling ).

Recycling Collection “Misses” 

Recycling Collection “misses” or complaints about Recycling Collection should be directed to the Burlington County OTC Recycling Hotline
609-267-6889 or 
609-461-4141 or 
609-499-1001.
E-mail collection “misses” or complaints to:
recycling@otcbc.org or
recycle@co.burlington.nj.us

Contact the operators of the recycling program with your general questions or comments directly at the County Recycling Office of the Burlington County Office of Waste Management
PO Box 429 Columbus NJ 08022
TEL: 609-499-1001
FAX: 609-499-5212
Email: recycle@co.burlington.nj.us

Recycling: What Gets Collected? 

Materials collected for recycling at curbside or at municipal drop-off include:

Materials

Preparation

Paper

paper-bag it or tie in bundles

Cardboard

tie in bundles

Office Paper

paper-bag it or tie in bundles

Magazines

paper-bag it or tie in bundles

Aluminum Cans

do not crush, place in recycling bucket

Steel Cans

do not crush, place in recycling bucket

Certain Aerosol Cans

must be empty

Glass Containers

rinsed, do not break

Plastic Bottles 1 & 2

crush, no lids

For detailed information on what to recycle and how to prepare it for pick-up, see the County website Recycling Information At-A-Glance
http://co.burlington.nj.us/dept/recycling/recycling/ )

Recycling – Brush

When you schedule in advance, brush is picked up for free at curbside during the first full week of the month (M–F). Call City Hall to schedule pick-up at:
TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 124

Or, residents may take tied and bundled brush to:
City Recycling Drop-off Center
corner, Mitchell Ave. and Williams St.
W & Sat 7:30 am–2:30 pm

Recycling – Metal & Appliances 

APPLIANCES:
When you schedule and pay $15 in advance for Pick-up Sticker & Permit, appliances can be picked up at curbside 1st Wed of the month. Call City Hall to schedule pick-up at:
TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 124

SCRAP METAL NO APPLIANCES:
Residents may dispose of scrap metal (not appliances) for free at:
City Recycling Drop-off Center
corner, Mitchell Ave. and Williams St.
W&Sat 7:30am–2:30pm

SCRAP METAL AND APPLIANCES:
Residents may dispose of scrap metal and appliances at:
Burlington County Landfill & Recycling Depot
Columbus Rd. (Rte. 543E) Florence NJ
HOURS:
M–F 7am–5pm
Sat 7am–2pm
COST:
$8 ea. Freon Appliance (i.e. air conditioners, refrigerators)
Free Non-Freon Appliance (i.e. washers, stoves, etc.)

Recycling – Other Recyclables

A County guide to recycling other items and materials is available. Click these County website links for more information on recycling:
Batteries http://co.burlington.nj.us/dept/recycling/recycling/battery.htm 
Tires  http://co.burlington.nj.us/dept/recycling/reduction/non-trad.html 
Oil  http://co.burlington.nj.us/dept/recycling/recycling/oil.htm 
Refrigerants 
Household Hazardous Wastes 
http://co.burlington.nj.us/dept/recycling/reduction/hsehdhaz.htm 
Hazardous Waste Disposal including
 http://co.burlington.nj.us/dept/recycling/recycling/morehaz.htm 

  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos
  • Ballast
  • Contaminated Soil
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Flares
  • Fluorescent Lamps
  • Hypodermic Needles
  • Paint, Interior & Exterior
  • Pesticides
  • Propane Tanks
  • Smoke detectors
  • Thermostats

Recycling – City Drop-Off Center

City Recycling Drop-off Center, corner, Mitchell Ave. and William St., accepts recyclables (see: Recycling: What Gets Collected above). They also accept paint, brush, and scrap metal, but not appliances.

The City Recycling depot no longer accepts:

  • building materials
  • concrete
  • demolition materials
  • lumber
  • furniture
  • asbestos

Take these rejected materials to the Burlington County landfill, or rent a dumpster at your own expense.

Recycling – County Landfill 

BURLINGTON COUNTY LANDFILL
Columbus Road (Rte. 543E) Florence NJ

HOURS:
M–F 7am–5pm Sat 7am–2pm

DISPOSAL & RATE INFO:
TEL: 609-499-5300

DIRECTIONS:
From Rte. 130 turn East on Columbus Road (Rte. 543)
continue past Fountain of Life church, see light blue water tower
continue over I-295 overpass, turn next right into facility

SCALEHOUSE
All residents follow signs to scalehouse, to be directed to:

CONVENIENCE CENTER
Small car & truck loads, manually off-load into containers

BULKY WASTE AREA
Segregated loads of:
Scrap Metal (white goods)
Wood waste
Tires (car & truck up to 100 lbs)

HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY
Household hazardous wastes accepted by appointment only
TEL: 609-499-5200

Recycling – Buckets

Recycling Buckets may be acquired at City Hall, as follows:

1st Bucket = FREE
Exchanges = FREE
REPLACEMENT BUCKETS:
10 gal. = $3.00
20–25 gal. = $6.00
LIDS:
20 gal. = $2.50
32 gal. = $3.50

Contact the Recycling Coordinator M–F 9am–5pm TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 124, or visit City Hall Municipal Offices, 525 High Street.

 

 

   
 
 

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