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Recycling & Waste Management

Posted on: June 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Curbside Recycling Collections Will Be Delayed by Several Days for All Municipalities

Recycling Alert-2

Updated: June 17, 2021 at 9:38AM

A national truck driver shortage is impacting trash and recycling collectors, including the County’s recycling contractor, the Occupational Training Center (OTC).

The OTC is working aggressively to solve this problem, but recycling pickup will be delayed for the next several weeks.

Makeup days have been confirmed for the following towns:

Thursday, June 17th - Mansfield, Florence, Fieldsboro & Bordentown Twp. *

*Bordentown Twp. collections will begin on Thursday and continue thru Friday.

Friday, June 18th - Chesterfield and Medford Twp.*

*Medford Twp. collections will begin on Friday and continue through Sunday.

Monday, June 21st - Medford Lakes and Shamong

Makeup dates for additional towns will be posted daily. 

If you do not see your town listed, your makeup day has not been scheduled. Makeup dates for additional towns will be posted daily. 

All municipalities do have a recycling drop-off that we encourage residents to utilize during this time. Please check your municipality’s webpage for current hours and location.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the recycling hotline at 609-267-6889 or email

We appreciate your patience and continued support during this time and we sincerely apologize for the inconveniences this may cause.  

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