Trash is picked up every Friday and includes mattresses, boxsprings and furniture. Do not put out televisions, computers, DVD players or other electronic devices (see below E-Waste for electronics disposal). Items NOT ALLOWED in Trash Pick-up: concrete, dirt, bricks, batteries, railroad ties, rocks, tires, logs, construction debris, stumps etc., will not be collected by Casworth. Trash can be placed at the curb Thursday evening or before 6 am on Friday. All trash containers must be removed from the curb by Friday evening.PLEASE RECYCLE.Recycling is picked-up on Tuesdays. Recycling reduces the amount of trash taken to the incinerator or landfill and is mandated in the State of New Jersey. National Park encourages all residents to recycle and has entered into an agreement with the Recycle Bank who allows residents to earn points towards purchases. Click here for more information on the Rewards Program.Items to be Recycled/Separated.Newspapers, cardboard, plastics (including soda bottles, household detergents, water/milk containers, glass bottles, jars of all colors, tin, aluminum and bi-metallic cans). Items must be rinsed of food products and caps removed. Place ALL items in the large blue container supplied by the Recycle Bank. If you do not have a blue container, call Public Works at 848-2363. Rinse out cans and bottles before placing them in the container. E-Waste is picked up on Tuesdays along with the Recycling. Beginning January 2010 New Jersey regulations make it illegal to place electronics into the regular trash. Items considered E-Waste include: computers, keyboards, scanners, towers, printers, wires, speakers, stereos, videocassette recorders, DVD players, fax machines, electric typewriters, table top copiers, telephone systems, batteries, microwave ovens, blenders, televisions and most electronic equipment. These items should be placed next to your blue recycling container for pick up on Tuesday. (DO NOT place any E-WASTE item in the blue recycle bin.)Grass Clippings. Must be mulched or recycled on your own property. Under no circumstances will the Borough collect grass clippings.Grasscycling - what is it??? Click here for more information.Trash from home remodeling projectsshould be placed in a private trash container provided by the homeowner or contractor.Tree Branches.Tree branches less than 2 inches in diameter must be cut into 4 foot lengths and tied into bundles not exceeding 50 lbs. Tree limbs that are between 2 and 6 inches in diameter must be cut into 4 foot lengths and stacked at the curb.Leaf Collection (October 15 through December 15). Leaves should be placed in the street, at the curb line away from parked cars. To avoid damage to Borough Property, DO NOTplace tree limbs or branches in the pile. Leave enough room in the gutter to allow storm water to reach the drains. If cars are parked on, or too near the leaf piles, leaves cannot be picked up. Leaves will be picked up on a rotating schedule. Pick ups depend upon the weather and Public Works emergencies. If leaves are put out after the truck picks up the piles in the street, the Public Works crew will not return until the next scheduled pick up on the street. Leaves will not be picked up after December 15th.Appliances/White Goods/Light Metals. All appliances (washers, dryers, refrigerators, stoves, window air conditioners, etc.) are picked up on the 4th Friday of the month. These items MUST HAVE the doors removed before placing at the curb. Large metal items such as old metals sheds, pools sides, etc, must be disassembled before placement to the curb. Metal fencing must be rolled or crushed. Metal fence posts must have the concrete removed from the base. In the event that an item must be placed at the curb other than on the 4th Friday of the month, please call Public Works at 848-2363 for an alternate date. Do not put the item out sooner than the pick up appointment. (Auto parts will not be picked up.)Hazardous Household Waste. The improper disposal of hazardous household waste can cause problems for the entire community. Some waste is toxic to humans and wildlife, while others can cause serious medical problems. NEVER dump hazardous waste down a toilet or drain, or on the ground, or in a catch basin or storm drain where they could contaminate soil or be carried into local streams and drinking water sources. (Any product which is labeled “warning, caution, poisonous, toxic, flammable, corrosive, reactive or explosive” is considered hazardous.) (This also includes household products that contain toxic chemicals, ammunition, paint, pesticides, herbicides, turpentine, lighter fluid, photographic and pool chemicals, rat poison, car batteries, and other hazardous materials.)Gloucester County sponsors several “Household Special Waste” collection days each year. These items may be taken to the County for proper disposal. For additional information, call the Gloucester County Improvement Authority at 848-4002 or visit their web site.Asbestos products are never to be disposed of with your household trash. For information regarding the disposal of asbestos, please contact the Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex at 478-6045.
7 South Grove AvenueNational Park, NJ 08063Phone: 856-848-2363
TRASH AND RECYCLING
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Borough of National Park, 7 South Grove Avenue, National Park, NJ 08063 Phone: 856-845-3891 Fax: 856-845-0726