Welcome to the Township of Marlboro, New Jersey
Township of Marlboro, New Jersey

Public Works



Town Hall
1979 Township Drive
Marlboro, NJ 07746


Recycling Center

The Marlboro Township Recycling Center is located on the Marlboro Municipal Complex on Lotta Burke Way, which is off of Township Drive.  The Recycling Center accepts recyclables Mondays & Wednesdays 8:00am – 1:30pm, as well as, Saturdays from 8:00am-4:00pm

Only the following clean recyclables may be brought to the Municipal Recycling Center:

  • co-mingled glass beverage containers
  • metal food beverage containers
  • pourable plastic beverage containers
  • laundry detergent containers
  • newspapers
  • telephone books/magazines
  • household batteries
  • books
  • mixed paper
  • office paper
  • Christmas trees
  • clothing
  • leaves
  • brush and tree parts
  • cardboard (please bundle 2 ft. x 2 ft. x 1 ft.)

Bulk Materials

  • metals (white goods)
  • appliances (all)
  • furniture
  • wheel hubs and rims
  • tires (separated from rims)
  • tire rims (separated from tires)
  • scrap metal
  • empty propane tanks (valves opened 24 hours)   
  • pieces of lumber (only untreated types)
  • carpeting and padding
  • All TV’s, any size, computers, monitors, scanners, printers, etc. are accepted at the Recycle Center from all Monmouth County residents with no permit required.

Please be advised that televisions, computers, monitors, printers, scanners etc, cannot be left curbside during bulk pick up. THESE ITEMS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP. All electronics may be brought to the Township Recycle Center at no charge.

If you have any questions regarding bulk pick-up or drop-off, please call Marlboro Township Public Works at (732) 536-0188.

Note that throughout the year, residents may bring non-construction household bulk items to the Township Recycling Center for disposal. That service is now free of charge. The list of permitted disposal items and hours of operation are listed above.

There is no fee to drop of bulk items, but in order to insure that only Township residents use the facility a permit is still required. Permits can be obtained Monday- Thursday 7:00-3:00 at the Public Works Office


New Rule: Leaves and brush may be brought to the Municipal Recycling Center year-round only during recycling center hours.  Leaves left at the recycling center must be emptied from their bags or containers and the bags or containers must be removed from the site.  Marlboro residents may bring up to five tires to the Recycling Center, provided that rims have been removed.  Rims are accepted as scrap metal.  Mixed paper accepted at the Recycling Center includes office and school paper, glossy paper, mail and envelopes, computer and fax paper.  Tissues, paper towels and carbon paper are not accepted.  Please recycle corrugated, brown paper grocery bags, telephone books and newspapers separately.  Only #1 and #2 plastic containers will be accepted, up to 1 gallon in size, metal parts and bottle caps removed.  Containers are provided for used children's and adult's clothing, shoes, sneakers, footwear, belts, pocketbooks and accessories, bed liners, towels, curtains, bedspreads and clean fabrics.  Hardcover books, paperbacks, magazines, catalogs, school textbooks and workbooks are also accepted.  Anyone who leaves garbage at the Recycling Center or who leaves recyclables outside the fence when the site is closed will be fined heavily.

The Marlboro Township Solid Waste/Recycling Bureau requires all building and landscape contractors to remove all debris and materials they generate.  Debris or materials left by a contractor will not be collected by the Recycling Contractor.

Compost is available to Township residents all year.  Just bring containers and tools to the Municipal Recycling Center and take it away!