Recycling & Garbage



Garbage Holidays - Garbage is not collected on the following days:

      Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28th)

      Christmas (Wednesday, December 25th)

      New Years (Wednesday, January 1st)

The County Reclamation Center is closed on these days so garbage will not be collected


Township Recycling Center

For the convenience of Manalapan Township residents, recycling facilities are available in the Public Works yard, located at 207 Route 522. Access to the facilities is made available Monday-Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Containers are available for newspaper, cardboard, co-mingled (cans, bottles, plastic), metal, covered electronics, (desktop or personal computers, monitors, televisions) and used clothing.


Recycling is collected every week!

Single Stream Recycling in Manalapan!

Recycling has never “BIN” easier!

 Did you ever wish you could put all your recyclable items in one container without sorting?  Well, now you can!    Single stream recycling means that all items that are acceptable for curbside recycling can be put together in one bin.

Recycling will be picked up once a week - every Wednesday

Do not put your recycling in plastic - it will not be collected!

Many new items can be put in your recycling bin including cardboard and junk mail!  And you no longer need to tie up your newspapers!  For a full list of items that are now accepted for curbside pick-up, please click below to see the Recycling Guidelines.

Battery Recycling Information

Recycling Guidelines – what you can recycle curbside

County Recycling Directory Newspaper

Frequently Asked Questions


Manalapan Recycling and additional information -


ALL Garbage and Recycling should be placed curbside the night before, or prior to 6am. Kindly contact our Public Works recycling yard at 732-446-8404 if you do not know your trash days.

Residents are allowed to have up to 6 - 64 gallon containers of household trash each collection day. 

Township regulations require that all receptacles must be standard metal or plastic equipped with two carrying handles, not more than 64 gallons in size and 50 pounds in weight when filled.

Two bulk items will be collected once a month on your last Thursday or Friday collection day of the month.  Televisions, Computer monitors, metal and white goods (ie. refrigerators, washers and dryers) will not be collected curbside. These items can be brought to the Public Works Recycling Yard.  

Brush and Tree Limbs will be collected by our hauler Suburban Disposal on the second refuse collection day of each week.  

Please use the following guidelines:

(2) bundles tied securely with a 4-foot maximum length & 50-pound maximum weight


(2) containers of branches not higher than container or brush loose in the container. 

Brush and Tree limbs left in the street will not be collected by our hauler if they are not tied. 

Bagged grass clippings will not be accepted, they must be brought to the Monmouth County Reclamation Center in Tinton Falls. Their phone number is 732-683-8686.



You Do A Lot of Good When you Recycle!
Recycling reduces the emissions of many greenhouse gases and water pollutants, saves energy, supplies valuable raw materials to industry, creates jobs, stimulates the development of greener technologies, generates less solid waste, conserves resources for future generations, and reduces the need for new landfills and combustors.


Manalapan Township is proud of the active role it takes in helping the environment.  It is easier than ever to recycle at your curb now and you can use our centrally-located Recycling Drop-Off Center to recycle many items that you cannot place at the curb.


Citizens are required to recycle and we absolutely encourage every family to recognize the importance of this civic responsibility. Not only does recycling benefit our environment, but it provides additional funds for the township thereby helping to reduce your taxes.