-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 (#1 and #2)
Envelopes (business and manila)
Cartons (juice, milk, etc.)
Cardboard (corrugated must be flattened and tied with twine)
UNNACCEPTED ITEMS INCLUDE:
Hazardous waste (Household Hazardous Waste and Medical Waste )
Paper plates, towels, and utensils Styrofoam
Wire Clothes Hangers
Pots and Pans
Rigid Plastics, Toys, Chairs (See Rigid Plastics Drop-Off Program)