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washington township

Trash Service:

Please remember that trash and recycling cannot be put out any earlier than 6 p.m. the evening before your trash day.

All metal objects, TV’s and white goods (i.e.: refrigerators, washers, dryers and other metal appliances) will not be retrieved curbside, unless you schedule pick up with Municipal Services at 856-589-0523.

Bulk items (i.e. furniture, sofas, mattresses, etc.) can be placed out on trash day. They should be placed by the curb alongside your household trash.

During a week in which one of these holidays falls, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas, garbage/recycling pickup will be delayed one day. If the holiday falls on the weekend there will be no delay.

Washington Township Public Works
523 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
Phone: 856-589-0523 x2

The following items are accepted:
  • Single stream recycling (Plastics, Bottles, Cans, Cardboard, Mixed paper)
  • branches
  • E-Recycling (electronics, TV’s, computers)
  • concrete
  • tires
  • metal
  • white goods
  • clothing and shoes
The following items are not accepted:
  • household trash
  • bulk trash
  • construction material
  • fencing
  • grass
  • leaves
  • hazardous waste

Recycling Containers:

One free container per household is given to new residents (proof of residency must be provided). New recycling containers can be purchased at the Municipal Services building at a cost of $10 for a 20 gallon bin or $17 for a 32 gallon bin. Residents who are over 55 years of age can purchase a bin at half price. We also have recycling stickers free of charge that can be placed on your own container.