Bulk, Brush, Leaves, & Metal Collection

Bulk Trash Collection


Bulk trash (mattress, box spring, furniture, plastic toys etc. must be placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on the Monday morning of the collection week assigned to each zone.

Be sure to separate bulk items from recyclable items left at the curb for collection.

Stafford Township does not collect carpeting/padding at the curb, kitchen cabinets, boats (cut up or otherwise), rock, concrete, tile, soil, construction debris or propane tanks.

Additionally “The Electronic Waste Management Act” has banned the disposal of “covered electronic devices” which include televisions, computers, monitors and portable/laptop computers. Please call the Southern Ocean County Recycling Center at 609-978-0913 for proper drop off instruction.

Grass clippings, hay and garden debris are to be bagged and placed into the automated trash container for normal trash collection.

Zones


Zone 1 - First Full Week of Each Month


Beach Haven West, Village Harbor, Colony Lakes, Cedar Bonnet Island, Mallard Island and Bayside

Zone 2 - Second Full Week of Each Month


Town North and South, Route 9, Cedar Run, Mayetta, Downtown Manahawkin, Perry’s Lake,
The Landings and Pinecrest Village

Zone 3 - Third Full Week of Each Month


Ocean Acres (everything east of and including Nautilus Drive and north of Neptune Road)

Zone 4 - Fourth Full Week of Each Month


Remaining Ocean Acres (west of Nautilus Drive, south of and including Neptune Road), Fawn Lakes, Atlantic Hills, Paramount Escapes and Warren Grove

Once a street has been collected, Public Works will not return until the next scheduled zone week.
Place Discarded Items at the Curb the Sunday of Your Zone Week.

Metal Recycling Collection By Zone


Metal recycling must be placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on the Monday morning of the collection week assigned to each zone. Be sure to separate metal from other items intended for collection.

Once a street has been collected, Stafford Township will not return until the next scheduled week for the assigned zone.

Brush, Tree Limbs & Branches


Place at the curb by 6 a.m. the Monday morning on your assigned collection week. Nothing over 4 inches  in diameter and/or 4 foot in length will be collected. No roots. No stumps.

Once a street has been collected, Stafford Township will not return until the next scheduled week for the assigned zone.

Leaf Collection


Leaves must be bagged and placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on the Monday of the assigned week.

2016 Schedule


 Zone 1  Zone 2                Zone 3             Zone 4
April 4                      April 11                      April 18                  April 25
May 2                     May 9                      May 16                 May 23
June 6                    June 13                   June                 June 27
October 3                       October 10                     October 17                  October 24
November 7                       November 14                   November 21                 November 28
December 5                       December 12                    December 19                 December 27

The Southern Ocean Recycling Center regulates our leaf collection terms and conditions. Leaves mixed with brush, tree limbs, pine needles and/or cut grass will not be collected.

It is not necessary to purchase brown recycling leaf bags as our drivers are instructed to open the bags on site to inspect for mixed brush and deposit leaves in the rear loader for transportation to the Southern Ocean Recycling Center. In order to keep your street clean from broken bags and blown leaves, please do not place bagged leaves at the curb prior to or after your collection week.

Throughout the year, residents are welcome to take bagged leaves to the Southern Ocean County Recycling Center on Recovery Road.
Please note that weather conditions may cause a in collection.

Once a street has been collected, Public Works will not return until the next scheduled zone week.
Leaves may not be left at the Southern Ocean County Recycling Center Resident Drop Off Location.
Once a street has been collected, Public Works will not return until the next scheduled zone week.

Throughout the year, residents may take bagged leaves to the Southern Ocean County Recycling Center on Haywood Road.
Please be informed that weather conditions may cause a delay in collections.