Household Hazardous Waste
The operations of the Monmouth County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility is contracted out to Radiac Environmental services. The hours of operation for household hazardous waste drop off at the facility will be as follows:
- Sunday through Closed
- Monday through Closed
- Tuesday through 11 am to 4 pm
- Wednesday through 11 am to 4 pm
- Thursday through Closed
- Friday through 11 am to 4 pm
- Saturday through 8 am to 4 pm
No appointment is necessary.
Materials accepted are motor oil, antifreeze, gasoline, pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides, paints, solvents, thinners, varnishes, pool chemicals, propane barbecue tanks, and cleaners. All materials must be in marked containers with original labels.
Residential Latex Paint is not Hazardous Waste. Please dry out cans and dispose of them with your regular household trash collection. Do not dispose of cans where the paint is not dried. Wet paint can be brought to Monmouth County Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
Batteries - Monmouth County has advised municipalities that household batteries such as Carbon-zinc and Alkaline (AAA, AA, A, C, D, and 9-Volt) should now be disposed of with regular household trash. The Borough will not accept batteries as of October 2, 2009. All rechargeable, button and car batteries can be brought to Monmouth County Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
Fluorescent tube lighting will no longer be collected with bulk trash and/or at the recycling center. Fluorescent tube lighting can be brought to Monmouth County Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Please Contact a local Home Improvement Store such as Lowes or Home Depot for recycling information on all CFL light bulbs.
Medical Waste - DPW does not collect or handle any type of medical waste. Items such as needles and/or syringes should be taken to a local hospital view the Home-Generated Medical Waste (PDF) for more information. Sharps and/or needles can be placed in empty milk/juice containers and sealed, labeled, and placed in the trash.
If you should have any additional questions the phone number is 732-683-8686, ext. 5210.