Public Works

location Borough of Laurel Springs
723 West Atlantic Avenue
Laurel Springs, NJ 08021
Phone: 856-784-1477
FAX: 856-784-1831
clock Monday through Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ken Cheeseman, Administrator
Trash & Recyclables

Every Monday (including all holidays)
by Voorhees Township Public Works Department

  • The dark blue containers are for food and non-recyclable type trash

  • The royal blue containers are for Recycling only

  • After 6 pm Sundays, place the carts at the Curb at least four feet apart and away from parked cars

  • All items must be placed inside the proper cart and the lid closed. ITEMS PLACED OUTSIDE THE CARTS WILL NOT BE COLLECTED

  • Single stream recycling allows you to combine the following types of recyclable material in the royal blue containers:

    • Glass bottles and jars
    • All Paperboard boxes – pizza boxes, cereal boxes, pasta boxes – it helps to flatten the boxes paper towel rolls
    • #1 through #7 plastics including grocery bags
    • Newspapers, mail, magazines, office/school papers, phone books
    • Aluminum and metal cans

  • NONE of the following can go into the recycling carts:

    • Styrofoam
    • DVD’s or Tapes
    • Syringes, aerosols, aluminum trays and foil
    • Windows, mirrors, light bulbs, drinking glass, Pyrex, ceramics, vases
    • Paint, pesticides, oil, cleaners
    • Organic trash
    • Scrap Metal – call Public Works
    • Clothing–bins at Public Works or Borough Hall
    • Electronics – to Good Will in any condition

  • The carts are Borough property and MUST remain with the residence any time there is a change in ownership. They are marked with a serial number cross-referenced with the address of each residence. Public Works can lend out loaner carts on an as needed basis
Yard Waste

Every Monday(except November & December, which are Leaf Season)
by the Laurel Springs Public Works Department

Vegetative waste must be put in containers according to NJDEP Regulation. No plastic bags are accepted.
Bulk Pick Up

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
by Laurel Springs Public Works
  • Any items that do not fit into your trash cart should be held back until it can be placed curbside for bulk pick up the first Wednesday of each month. Do not allow material to just sit at the curb

  • No electronics (especially televisions and monitors) should be put out for bulk pickup. They should be donated, in any condition, to the Good Will Store in Stratford

  • Contractor created material must be removed by the contractor
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