Recycling

Recycling
266 Crosswicks Street, Bordentown NJ 08505
609-291-2133 • Fax 609-298-5125
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 3:00PM

NEW RECYCLING CENTER 

Single Stream Guideline Flyer

Missed recycling stops should be called into the county at 609-267-6889

County Blue Recycling Carts are being delivered if any resident requires a different size cart, please call 609-291-2133 or email k.wolverton@bordentowntownship.com.

 Bordentown Township Recycling Dates and Information

Burlington County Regional Recycling Program:

The Burlington County Regional Recycling Program is funded by the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and is operated by the Occupational Training Center of Burlington County, Inc. (OTC), a private, non-profit agency that trains and employs the handicapped. OTC collects, processes and markets the recyclable material collected.

2014-2015 Recycling Schedule click hereRecyclables should be at the curb by 6:00am. OTC will not pick up recyclables put out late or on the wrong date.

What to Recycle and What Not to Recycle

  • Acceptable Recyclables: Newspaper, Cardboard, Magazines, Paperback Books, Phone Books, Computer Paper, Office & School Paper, Gray-color Cardboard (cereal boxes)
    • Paper: All Paper must be placed in the blue cart.
    • Cardboard: Please flatten cardboard and place in the blue cart.

  • Containers: All Township residents may obtain a free recycling bucket at the Township Administration office located at 1 Municipal Drive. Labels for alternative recycling containers, paper containers, or any container other than yellow buckets are available if you call: 609-499-1001. 

  • Important Phone Numbers
    - Need Recycling Buckets - 609-291-2133
    - Curbside Recycling Issues - 609-267-6889, 856-461-4141 
       or 609-499-1001 ext 271
    - General Recycling Information - 609-499-1001 ext. 271 

  • Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling Program

    Bordentown Residents should know that they can get $50 Rebate for Recycling their Old Refrigerator or Freezer thru the NJ Clean Energy incentive.

    They can also check online at www.njcleanenergy.com

    The Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling program is a new initiative from New Jersey's Clean Energy Program. This program promotes responsible recycling of refrigerators and freezers in New Jersey and offers a $50 cash incentive.

    1. To arrange for a free pick up of your old refrigerator/ freezer call 877-270-3520 or schedule online at JACO Environmental.
    2. Get $50 cash back for recycling responsibly once your transaction is processed.
    3. Save up to $150 a year on energy costs by recycling an old fridge.

    Guidelines for participation:

    • You must be a New Jersey resident and a customer of Atlantic City Electric, Jersey Central Power & Light, PSE&G, or Rockland Electric Company.
    • You must own the refrigerator or freezer being recycled.
    • Your refrigerator or freezer must be between 10 and 30 cubic feet in size.
    • Refrigerator and freezer must be in working condition.
    • Limit two units per residential address.
    • Restrictions may apply.
    • Incentives are processed within 90-120 days.

Burlington County Recycling Contact Number: 609-499-1001.

Township residents can bring recyclables to the drop off collection site at the Public Works Garage, 262 Crosswicks Road in the Township. Please call 609-291-2133 prior to bringing your recyclables.

As of January 1 electronics such as TVs and computers will no longer be picked up by Waste Management.  Residents will be required to take them to the Resource Recovery Center or Goodwill. (Click here for more information)

Free recycling of computer equipment is available to Bordentown Township and all other Burlington County residents. 
(See also: Burlington County Recycling Program

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Bordentown Township
1 Municipal Drive, Bordentown, NJ 08505