AVALON PUBLIC WORKS INFORMATION

TRASH &RECYCLING COLLECTION ROUTES
Sec. #1 (North)
Sec #1 (North)
Inlet to 23rd Street
(up to but not including 23rd Street)
Sec. #2 (Middle)
23rd Street to 42nd Street
(up to but not including 42nd Street)
Sec. #3 (South)
42nd Street to North Side of 80th Street (all sections are from bay to ocean)

TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION SCHEDULE
Jan. 1 to June 2 and Sept. 13 to Dec. 31, 2021

Sec. # 1       Monday Only 
Sec #2         Tuesday Only
Sec #3         Wednesday Only
June 3 - September 11, 2021
Sec. # 1       Monday and Thursday
Sec. #2        Tuesday and Friday
Sec. #3        Wednesday and Saturday

Any questions or missed collections should be directed to Avalon Public Works 1-609-967-7697
Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 4:15 pm

CONTAINERS shall be plainly labeled with the address and unit number of the property to which it belongs. All containers must clearly display a sticker identifying its contents. Stickers for recyclables and trash may be obtained at Public Works Office at 14th Street & Dune Drive, 15th Street Recycle Center and the Avalon Borough Hall at 3100 Dune Drive. The Borough does not supply trash/recycling containers. Use of plastic bags for trash is also strictly prohibited unless inside a container with a secure lid. Recycling containers are required to have a secure lid as well.

CURBSIDE PICKUP AND SIDE YARD RETURN FOR TRASH AND RECYCLABLES. PLEASE NOTE: (Return of empty containers with lids at the side of the building in an inconspicuous location)

1. TRASH AND RECYCLABLES - are to be placed curbside by 7 a.m. Trash and recycling will not be collected on these holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. By Ordinance No. 679-2013, the following container sizes may be used:

           A.   5 containers not to exceed 35 gallon capacity and not to exceed 50 lbs. in weight each; OR
           B.   5 containers not to exceed 40 gallon capacity each; OR
           C.   4 containers not to exceed 50 gallon capacity each; OR
           D.   3 containers not to exceed 65 gallon capacity each; OR
           E.   2 containers not to exceed 96 gallon capacity each.

THERE IS NO LIMIT OF THE ABOVE SIZED CONTAINERS FOR RECYCLING ONLY. Containers in lines B, C, D, and E above shall be used only if such receptacles or containers are of the roll-out type and suitably equipped and capable of being serviced or handled by collection vehicles which are equipped with tipper/kicker arms.

As a courtesy, PLEASE DO NOT put cans in the street. No Bulk items (household furnishings, construction materials, or carpet) will be collected with trash.

2. BRUSH & GRASS CLIPPINGS must be loose inside of a container with lid & marked YARD WASTE. Pickup will be on Thursdays. Use of plastic bags or paper bags for clippings is prohibited. When cleaning up leaves or grass, do not put them in street.

3. WHITE GOODS/METAL/RIGID PLASTIC AND ELECTRONICS shall be scheduled for a pick up on Friday's, by calling Public Works at 967-7697.

4. SINGLE STREAM IS MANDATORY please recycle (a) all newspapers with inserts, magazines, junk mail, cardboard, office paper, shoe, cereal, and food boxes together with (b) all rinsed glass bottles and jars, aluminum and tin cans, and household plastic bottles with a 1 through 7 on the bottom of the container(s). Use of plastic bags for recycling is strictly prohibited.

5. BULK ITEMS Borough bulk trash should be set out from: May 1 - May 10 and September 4 - September 13. Pick-up will begin after 7 am May 11 and September 14.

CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING MATERIALS ARE NOT COLLECTED ANY TIME OF THE YEAR

6. THE COURTESY TRASH AND RECYCLE DROP OFF CENTER is located at the 15th Street entrance to the Public Works yard, off of Dune Drive. Drop off your trash and single stream recyclables daily between 7:00 am - 3:00 pm. The center is closed only Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

6. PAPER SHREDDING DAY will be May 9, 2020 from 9:00 AM till 2:00 PM at the Avalon Public Works building.

NOTE: Effective October 1, 2019, shredded paper/hard rigid plastics are NOT recyclable.