Departments & Offices

Public Works

Location:
Department of Public Works
1201 Barnegat Avenue
Seaside Park, NJ 08752
Contact:
Eric Wojciechowski C.R.P., Recycling Coordinator
ewoj@seasideparknj.org
732-793-3700

Recycling Center – located at 14th Ave & Barnegat Ave.

HOURS OF OPERATION: 8am – 5pm daily.

SEASIDE PARK & SOUTH SEASIDE PARK RESIDENTS ONLY

Please use the containers with the green OPEN sign on them.  We use one container at a time for single stream and one for cardboard.  Please do not attempt to unlock a container with a red closed sign on it.

South Seaside Park residents – please use the container marked “Berkeley Township Residents Only”

IMPORTANT!  – PLASTIC BAGS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN ANY RECYCLING CONTAINER IN SEASIDE PARK!

Please be aware that items you may recycle in other towns may not be recyclable in Seaside Park.

Recyclable Items Permitted in the Seaside Park Recycling Center

  • SINGLE STREAM (Consisting of the following items)  Please use the containers to your left when you pull in.
    • Newspapers, including all comics and advertising inserts
    • Mixed paper, including magazines, catalogs, office and writing paper, junk mail, and envelopes (with or without windows) No shredded paper!
    • Brown corrugated cardboard (no styrofoam, plastic or packing!)
    • Commingled bottles, cans (including empty aerosol cans) & plastic containers (PET & HDPE – where the neck is smaller than the body of the container), cleaned and with caps removed, but you do not have to remove labels or rings
  • Corrugated cardboard (please flatten all boxes, no styrofoam, plastic or packing materials – use the containers on your right when you pull in)
  • Telephone Books (Place in blue barrel next to shed)
  • Shredded Paper (Place bagged in white shredded paper bin next to shed)
  • Batteries (Rechargeable Ni-Cd, Ni-MH, Li-Ion, Ni-Zn, small Pb and Auto only!) – Common alkaline batteries such as AAA, AA, C, D, and 9V may be disposed of in your regular trash.
  • Oil filters, motor oil and anti-freeze (in sealed containers only) Do not dump!
  • Computers, monitors, VCR’s, DVD players, printers, radios, laptop computers, telephone systems. Drop off at the Recycling Center or call DPW at 732-793-5100 to schedule a free separate collection.
  • Retired American Flags
  • Salvation Army Clothing Deposit Box
  • D.A.R.E Clothing Deposit Box
  • Free recycled wood mulch and leaf compost (when available)

 

Non-Recyclable Items

The following items are NOT recyclable in Seaside Park:

  • NO Plastic bags
  • NO Gray chipboard cardboard, including cereal, gift, pizza or 6-pack beer boxes
  • NO Scrap aluminum, wood, siding
  • NO Coat hangers
  • NO Window glass
  • NO Light bulbs
  • NO Film wraps, caps and lids
  • NO Toys
  • NO Pesticides/herbicide containers
  • NO Medical supplies
  • NO Paint cans (see below)
  • NO Microwave containers
  • NO Ice cream pails
  • NO Solvents, paints and adhesives
  • NO Yogurt and peanut butter jars
  • NO Margarine tubs
  • NO Pots & pans
  • NO Flower pots and garden plastics
  • NO Auto product containers (oil, antifreeze, etc.)
  • No Gable top containers (milk and juice)
  • NO Stryrofoam/packing materials.

Paint Cans (DPW Drop Off)

Residents of Seaside Park and Ocean County may drop off unused paint and empty paint cans at the Department of Public Works building, 1201 Barnegat Avenue, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please check in at the front office to register before dropping off paint. Paint will not be accepted from businesses such as paint contractors. This program is for latex, oil and boat paint only. No stains, wood preservatives, or other chemicals.  Please call the Ocean County Department of Solid Waste at 732-506-5047 for Household hazardous waste events or click here.  DO NOT BRING TO THE RECYCLING CENTER!

For additional information, contact DPW at 732-793-3700.