The Ocean County Recycling Center has announced its program for household hazardous waste for 2014. Please see Below Press Release for information. Should you have any hazardous items, you should call the Northern Ocean Recycling Center:
Hours of operation : 7:30am – 3:00pm Open Monday through Saturday (Saturday residents only)
Phone: (732) 367-0802
Fax: (732) 942-8482
OCEAN COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL PROGRAM
Rid your home of potential hazards and protect the environment by participating in the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
THE OCEAN COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
THE OCEAN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Many common household products pose a potential threat to your family, and to Ocean County’s
clean air and water. You can dispose of these materials at the sites listed below, free of charge by
calling the County to pre-register.
Call: 732 – 506 – 5047 to pre-register for Manchester
Call: 732 – 367 – 0802 to pre-register for Toms River
Call: 609 – 978 – 0913 to pre-register for Stafford
Hazardous waste will not be accepted from businesses, school boards or
government agencies. Only Ocean County residential households and farmers are
eligible for this free program. A driver’s license or tax bill will be adequate proof of
Our staff can advise you about any materials you are unsure of.
Acceptable Materials: paints/thinners/boat paint, solvents, pool chemicals, pesticides
and herbicides, aerosol cans, auto products, toilet and drain cleaners, silver polishes,
oven cleaners, photographic chemicals, rug and upholstery cleaners, polishes and
bleaches, waste oil and used gasoline.
ALL THE ABOVE MATERIALS, EXCEPT OIL AND GASOLINE,
MUST BE IN ORIGINAL CONTAINERS
Maximum volume per household is limited to 200 pounds of dry materials and 20
gallons of liquid.
Please, no containers larger than 5 gallons.
Unacceptable Materials: radioactive materials, dioxins, infectious waste
(“Red Bag” wastes), explosives, unknown or unidentified materials.
NO CONSTRUCTION WASTE OR ASBESTOS.