Recycling / Garbage

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Current information about recycling, curbside pick-up, trash collection, items that can be disposed of at the Public Works facility, related schedules, news, and information updates can be found on this page or in the Little Silver Newsletter.

Bulk Collection

Bulk collection is always your second pickup of the week and includes furniture and carpeting. No more than three items can be placed at the curb per pickup and must be placed to the curb the night before, along with any regular trash. No appliances, electronics or construction material permitted. No more than three items per week.

Single-Stream Recycling

Bottles, cans, plastic, newspaper, small cardboard and mixed paper can all be placed in the same container. Cardboard that is too large for a container should be flattened, tied, and placed next to the container.

Pick-up is every other week. Recycling Schedules and information are included in the links above (copies are also available at Borough Hall).

Public Works/Recycling Center

The Recycling Center is located at the Borough Garage at:
22 Fairview Avenue
Little Silver, NJ 07739
Hours of operation are:

  • Monday through Friday
    8 am to 2 pm
  • Saturday
    8 am to Noon
  • Closed on all Borough holidays

Please note, the Borough Recycling Center does not accept electronics including computers, monitors and related electronics hardware, also analog or digital television. Motor oils or any other oils or anti-freezes, and paint will no longer be accepted at the Public Works Yard.

The Public Works Yard is monitored by surveillance cameras and dumping of any illegal materials will be reported to authorities. Questions about the disposal of specific items or materials should be directed to Borough Hall at 732-842-2400.

Household Hazardous Waste

For information on the disposal of household hazardous waste, call 732-683-8686.

Brush & Leaves Collection

Place brush to curb according to the schedule for Department of Public Works collection the following week. Reminder: Branches must be no more than 4 feet in length and 12 inches in diameter. Please do not block sidewalks, roadways or storm drains.

Residential Recycling - Glass, Cans, Plastics, Newspaper, Cardboard

Glass and cans must be placed in containers weighing less than 50 lbs. Newspapers should be bundled and tied, cardboard should be flattened, tied, and stacked neatly at the curb. A reminder that corrugated cardboard must be recycled. It will not be taken with regular trash collection.

Monmouth County Resident's Recycling Guide

Monmouth County Recycling has published a new Resident's Recycling Guide (PDF). It contains a vast amount of recycling information and copies are available in Borough Hall and the Library.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions, please phone Borough Hall at 732-842-2400.