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.
To receive automatic email notifications direct from ocean
county of updates on the Household Hazardous Waste and Document
Shredding Programs, please Click
Jackson Township Municipal Building, 95 West Veterans Highway, on Aug. 22
Long Beach Township Public Works Garage, 7910 Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven Crest, on Sept. 19 and Point Pleasant Municipal Building, 2233 Bridge Ave., on Oct. 24
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 To register for Toms River and Manchester townships, call 732-506-5047; for Jackson Township and Point Pleasant call 732-367-0802, and for Long Beach 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.