2015 Trash Collection Routes & Schedule:
(All sections are from bay to ocean)

Sec. 1: (North) Inlet to 23rd Street
Monday Only: January 1 June 3 
September 14 December 31, 2015
Monday & Thursday: June 4 Sept. 12 2015

Sec. 2 (Middle) 23rd Street to 42nd Street
Tuesday Only: January 1 June 3
September 14 December 31, 2015
Tuesday and Friday: June 4 Sept. 12, 2015

Sec. 3 (South) 42nd St. to North Side of 80th St.  
Wednesday Only: January 1 June 3 
September 14 December 31, 2015
Wednesday & Saturday: June 4 Sept. 12, 2015


Stickers for recyclables and grass may be obtained at the Public Works Office at 14th Street & Dune Drive, 15th Street Recycle Center and the Avalon Borough Hall at 3100 Dune Drive. . The Borough does not supply trash/recycling containers.

Avalon, New Jersey is a
"Clean Communities" City

Curbside Pickup and Sideyard Return for
Trash and Recyclables Please Note:

1. Trash and Recyclables are to be placed curbside by 7am. Trash and recycling will not be collected on these holidays: Thanksgiving Christmas Day, and New years Day. By Ordinance No 679-2013, the following container sizes may be used:

A. 5 containers not to exceed 35 gallon capacity and not
     to exceed 50lbs in weight each; OR
B. 5 containers not to exceed 40 gallon capacity each; OR
C. 4 containers not to exceed 50 gallon capacity each; OR
D. 3 containers not to exceed 65 gallon capacity each; OR
E. 2 containers not to exceed 96 gallon capacity each.

There is no limit of the above sized containers for recycling only. Containers in lines B, C, D, and E above shall be sued only if such receptacles or containers are of the roll-out type and suitably equipped and capable of being serviced or handled by collection vehicles which are equipped with tipper/kicker arms. As a courtesy, PLEASE DO NOT put cans in the street. No Bulk items (household furnishings, construction materials) will be collected with trash.

2. Brush & Grass Clippings must be loose inside of a container with lid and marked YARD WASTE. Pickup will be on Thursdays. Use of plastic bags or paper bags for clippings is prohibited. When cleaning up leaves of grass, do not put them in street.




 3. White Goods/Metal/Rigid Plastic and Electronics shall be scheduled for a pick up on Friday's, by calling Public Works at 697-7697.

4. Single Stream is Mandatory please recycle (a) all newspapers with inserts, magazines, junk mail, cardboard, office paper, shoe, cereal, and food boxes together with (b) all rinsed glass bottles and jars, aluminum and tin cans, and household plastic bottles with a 1 through 7 on the bottom of the container(s). Use of plastic bags for recycling is strictly prohibited, except for all shredded paper, which must be placed in clear plastic bags.

5. Bulk Items - Borough bulk trash should be set out from: May 1 - May 10 and September 4 - September 13. Pick-up will begin after 7am May 11 and September 14. Construction and remodeling materials are not collected at anytime.

6. The Courtesy Trash and Recycle Drop Off Center is located at the 15th Street entrance to the Public Works yard, off of Dune Drive. Drop off your trash and single stream recyclables daily between 7am and 3pm. The center is closed only Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Cape May County Single Stream "SS" Recycling Information (PDF)

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