Recycling

  Borough of Point Pleasant

Department of Public Works

732-892-1287                                    Recycling & Trash Update                                732-892-1287

   Spring/Summer 2010

The following recyclable materials are picked up curbside.  Materials must be at curb by 5:30 a.m. on your collection day.

NEW FOR 2010 BEGINNING APRIL 19, 2010
1) Single Stream Recycling - place in a rigid container with lid 33 gallon size weight not to exceed 50 lbs.  

Acceptable

Glass: Bottles & Jars Only

Cans: Tin, Aluminum, Bi-Metal

Plastics: Beverage, Bleach, Shampoo, Empty, Aerosol Cans, Magazines, Catalogs, Junk Mail, Paperback Books Shredded Paper, Newspapers, and Corrugated Cardboard (cut to fit into Container.)

Unacceptable

Dairy Tubs (Margarine & Yogurt) Toys, Motor Oil, Anti-Freeze or Pesticide Containers, cereal boxes, “gray” cardboard, plastic bags, pizza boxes, waxed cardboard, phonebooks.

NOTHING CAN BE TIED OR BUNDLED -  NO STRING OR TAPE

All Businesses must bring cardboard to the Recycling Center

Recycling Center is located on Arthur Avenue behind Stop & Shop

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 3:45 pm, Saturday 9am – 2:45pm, Sunday 9am – Noon (through 12/26/10).  The center accepts all curbside materials plus:  empty paint cans (lids removed),   car batteries, used motor oil and filters, telephone books, garden debris, and leaves.  Attendants are on duty, should you need assistance.

LEAVES – Curbside  LEAF SCHEDULE is inside the Town Planner Calendar.  Call 732-892-1287 if you did not receive the calendar in the mail.  Leaves can always be taken to the Recycling Center.

GRASS CLIPPINGS – Are not recyclable – Put out for trash in a plastic bag.  Mulching mowers are recommended to cut down on grass clippings at the landfill.

TIRES –   Pay $1.00 disposal fee at Borough Hall; bring receipt and tires to Public Works Facility on Albert Clifton Avenue 

Household Batteries -  CHANGE FOR 2010- Place in regular trash in individual zip lock bag, or tape over terminals before putting in trash.

PLEASE USE CAUTION WHEN ENTERING AND EXITING OUR SITES.

New   – Shrink Wrap is accepted at Arthur Avenue Recycling Center.

Spring/Summer 2010

Recycling & Trash Update

Appointments must be made for the following items to be picked up by the Department of Public Works.

Call 732-892-1287 for Appointment

BRUSH
:  Picked up on the second Tuesday of every month. Must be tied securely in 4 ft. bundles, bagged, or put in cans. Branch diameter 3” max. Small loads of brush can also be dropped off at the Public Works facility on Albert Clifton Ave.
during normal hours of operation Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 3:45 pm.


METAL/WHITE GOODS
:  Picked up on the third Tuesday of every month. Appliances containing Freon must have it removed prior to making an appointment for pick up.  A receipt from a licensed refrigerant technician must be provided to the Public Works Department as proof of Freon removal, and you will receive a sticker to put on the appliance.  Small loads may be taken to the DPW facility.  Call 732-892-1287 for information.
PLEASE DO NOT PLACE METAL AT CURB UNTIL PICKUP DATE.

TRASH PICKUP INFORMATION

We return to TWICE per week trash pick up on Monday, June 14, 2010

All trash should be at curb at 5:30 am on collection day.

Trash Containers should not exceed 33 gallon capacity, 50 lbs. maximum weight.  Cardboard containers are not acceptable trash receptacles.

ACCEPTABLE FOR TRASH

Carpeting - Cut and tied securely in approx. 4’ bundles and kept dry

Upholstered Items – Sofas, pillows, mattresses, etc. must be kept dry

Building Materials – Small amounts in bundles approx.  3’ x 4’ will be picked up.  Maximum of 3 bundles per pick up.  This material can be put in a trash can - not to exceed 50 lbs.  in weight. Maximum one can per pick up.  This includes fencing material.  Single wooden doors and windows will be picked up - one per pick up day.

UNACCEPTABLE FOR TRASH

Hazardous Waste of any type:   Call 732-506-5047 for information. The county has cancelled their Hazardous Waste program for 2010 due to budget cuts.  Hold onto any hazardous material for the time being. Hopefully the program will return in 2011.

Propane Tanks:  Call above or Beaver Dam Hardware 732-899-4218

Paint: (Latex & Oil Base) Take to Pt. Pleasant Beach Recycling Center Mon-Sat 9-2 closed Wednesday or Ocean County Recycling Center in Lakewood. 

Large Amounts of Building Materials: Take to Ocean County Landfill, call 732-323-8528 for information.

HOLIDAYS

Monday, July 5, 2010 recycling will be one day late; Monday/Thursday trash section will only be picked up Thursday this week. Monday, September 6, 2010 (Labor Day) recycling will be one day late this week; Monday/Thursday trash section will only be picked up on Thursday this week. We return to once per week trash pick up Monday Sept. 13, 2010.