Recycling (ACUA)

-RECYCLING is MANDATORY-

Recycling is collected by the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) every other week on your scheduled trash day.
Please visit ACUA's website or contact them at 609.272.6950 for a schedule.

Recycling buckets are available by requesting via the ACUA's website or calling 609.272.6950.

Atlantic County Residential Recycling

Recycle everything together in the same container without sorting or separating  with ACUA’s single-stream recycling!

Do not place recyclables at the curb in plastic bags
Recyclables can be placed curbside in an ACUA-issued recycling bin or cardboard box marked with an ACUA recycling sticker.

Recycling collection differs by municipality. View or download your collection schedule.

ACCEPTED ITEMS INCLUDE:

Plastics
Plastics (#1 and #2) 
Soda/Juice bottles

Glass
Glass Bottles/Containers

Paper
Envelopes (business and manila)
Cereal Boxes 
Cartons (juice, milk, etc.) 
Junk Mail 
Magazines/ Newspapers 
Telephone Books 

Cardboard
(corrugated must be flattened and tied with twine)

Metals
Aluminum/Steel/Tin cans
 

UNNACCEPTED ITEMS INCLUDE:

Hazardous waste (Household Hazardous Waste and Medical Waste ) 
Paper plates, towels, and utensils Styrofoam 
Plastic Bags 
Aluminum Foil 
Wire Clothes Hangers 
Pots and Pans
Tire Rims 
Blue Prints 
Light bulbs 
Broken Glass 
China/Dishware 
Mirrors 
Rigid Plastics, Toys, Chairs