Recycling (ACUA)

-RECYCLING is MANDATORY-

Recycling is picked up 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!

Items 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 (See Rigid Plastics Drop-Off Program)