DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
231-A ROUTE 34 (NORTH BOUND BETWEEN NWS EARLE ENTRANCE AND ROUTE 18 ENTRANCE)
EDWARD THOMPSON, DIRECTOR
KENNETH OLSON, FOREMAN
The Public Works Department is open weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Recycling Drop off Center is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
We are glad to serve you and the community. Have a happy and safe year.
PLEASE CHECK OUT SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST BELOW:
Do you have electronics no longer needed? As a Monmouth County resident, you may recycle your electronics at no charge at one of the many Monmouth County certified recycling centers listed on the following link:
Monmouth County Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste Information
Free Shredding for Monmouth County Residents – See links for specifics:
The Monmouth County Freeholders and the Borough of Keyport will host one remaining County shredding event in Keyport on Saturday, June 22, 2013. For information on the Keyport event, click on the following link:
Recycle your CFL Lightbulbs and Tips in the Event of Bulb Breakage
Disposal of Household Medication
Household Batteries are No Longer Being Recycled
DISPOSAL OF HOUSEHOLD WASTE
The Township provides its residents with curbside collection of recyclables and a drop off location for (cans/bottles paper/cardboard) recyclables weekdays, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the DPW Yard, 231A Route 34. Individual households are responsible for contracting directly with a cartage company for the removal of its household waste. While the Township does not recommend specific cartage companies, you may want to speak with your neighbors and/or observe the names on the trash receptacles and collection vehicles of these companies around town.
CLEAN COMMUNITIES PROGRAM
- Clean Communities Volunteer Information
- Clean Communities Clean-up Information
- Clean Communities Road Clean-up Summary Report
- Clean Communities
- Nominations for Clean Communities Environmental Ambassador
- 2013 Poetry Contest – Recycling
- 2012 4th Grade Poster Contest Award Recipients
- 2011 Clean Communities Annual Activity Report
CLOTHING DONATION BINS
Clothing donation collection bins that directly benefit Colts Neck residents are in place at three locations in the Township: Fire Company 1 (Route 537), Fire Company 2 (Conover Road near Heyers Mill Road), Becker’s Hardware parking lot, and the Public Works yard (Route 34 North, just south of Route 18). The Fire Company bins are accessible 24/7 and benefit Fire Department operations. The bin at Becker’s Hardware is available 24/7, and Public Works bins are accessible Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; both locations support the Colts Neck Police Community Services Program.