Ocean County Hazardous Material Disposal
accepted at the household hazardous waste collection sites are:
paints, thinners, boat paints, 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. Pre-Registration Is Required.
Additional information can be found on the county website at
www.co.ocean.nj.us or by calling 1-800-55-RECYCLE.
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The first three dates, times and locations are:
Lakewood Township, Public Works Yard, 1 America Ave., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 17;
Berkeley Township Public Works Garage, 630 Pinewald-Keswick Road, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 30,
Stafford Township Public Works Garage, 320 Hay Road, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 6.
While the program is free registration is required. To register for the Lakewood collection site call 732-367-0802, Berkeley Township site call 732-506-5047 and for Stafford Township call 609-978-0913
Hazardous Materials Information
Asbestos, wood preservatives, thinners, solvents, chemicals and fuel are considered hazardous waste and are not collected by the Public Works Department. These items should never be placed at curbside for pickup nor should they be dropped off at the Recycling Center. Call the Northern Recycling Center located on New Hampshire Avenue in Lakewood at 732-367-0802 for disposal information.
As part of the Ocean County Paint Management Program, full, partially full, or empty paint cans are accepted at the Seaside Park Public Works Garage located on Barnegat Avenue, Seaside Park. Please call to register (732)793-5100. Limit is 20 cans per day, Monday through Friday – 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. Latex and Oil Based Paints Only, No Stains or Wood Preservatives Accepted.
Asbestos is a hazardous material and will not be collected at any time. Homeowners must contact a qualified contractor for asbestos abatement and removal.