TRASH AND RECYCLING SCHEDULE & INFORMATION
WINTER (Begins 3rd Monday of September)
1st to 44th Streets, Wednesday
45th to 70th Streets, Monday
71st to 94th Streets, Tuesday
SUMMER (Begins Memorial Day)
1st to 44th Streets, Wednesday and Saturday
45th to 70th Streets, Monday and Thursday
71st to 94th Streets, Tuesday and Friday
Recycle Drop-Off Area (RDOA)
Location: 401 JFK Blvd. (West of the DPW Yard)
Year Round Hours: 7:15AM - 2:45PM
Closed Holidays; (except New Year's Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day)
Bulk Trash and Brush: (October thru May)
1st to 44th Streets, First Thursday of the Month
45th to 70th Streets, Second Thursday of the Month
71st to 94th Streets, Third Thursday of the Month
Brush - Fourth Thursday of the Month
City Wide Bulk Pick Up
4th Thursday in May
4th Thursday in September
MANDATORY RECYCLING LAWS/SINGLE STREAM "SS" RECYCLING
IT'S HERE, IT'S EASY AND IT'S A BETTER WAY TO RECYCLE
ONE FOR ALL AND ALL IN ONE CONTAINER!
What: Plastic, steel (tin), aluminum, glass containers, cardboard, magazines, newspapers and other paper; All placed loosely in ONE recycling container.
Paper: Newspapers with inserts, office paper, junk mail, shredded paper (in a clear plastic bag), brown paper bags, magazines, telephone and paperback books, cardboard, beer and soda carriers, gift and shoe boxes, tissue and powdered-detergent boxes, non-foil wrapping paper.
Plastic: #1 through #7 plastic bottles and containers; food, beverage, health and beauty containers, cleaning products, buckets and landscape pots (5 gallons in size or less) and other rigid plastic containers.
Metal: Aluminum or steel (tin) food, beverage and aerosol cans (5gallons in size or less).
Glass: Food and beverage glass containers including clear, green or brown bottles, jars and jugs.
DO NOT RECYCLE
Food contaminated boxes, styrofoam packaging, polystyrene egg cartons, wax-coated cardboard boxes, window glass, beverage cups, paint cans, PVC pipes, light bulbs, plastic bags or any items that contain chemical or hazardous products.
HOW TO PLACE YOUR TRASH
Please place all items in a rigid, reusable container with a detached lid not to exceed 50 lbs or a 35 gallon sized can curbside prior to 6:00AM of your pick up day. Plastic bags are not to be placed curbside.
Light metals and rigid plastic are picked up curbside year-round.
Household trash is not to be placed in public trash containers.
No refrigerators/chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to be placed curbside during the summer schedule.
ITEMS THAT ARE ACCEPTED AT THE RECYCLE DROP-OFF AREA (RDOA):
Beach chairs, metal scraps, hard rigid plastic (chairs, toys, etc.), printers, stereos, television sets, computers, shredders, clean wood pallets and crates, grass clippings, tree branches and stumps and Christmas trees.
MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CMCMUA LANDFILL:
Antifreeze, motor oil, used oil filters, kerosene, contaminated soil and propane tanks ($7 per tank).
CAPE MAY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TO TRASH AND RECYCLING RATES: CLICK "HERE".
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE RECYCLING COORDINATOR AT 609 263-6000 *14.