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PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Patrick Donnelly, Director of Public Works
(609) 296-3600
Fax: (609) 294-0746

donnelly@leht.com

Hours of operation:

Monday thru Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: 1363 Route 539

Little Egg Harbor Township Recycling & Compost Center
1363 Route 539, Little Egg Harbor Twp.
609-296-5760


 


The Department of Public Works Recycling Center will be open on July 3, 4 & 5. 
There will be no bulk pick-up and the DPW office will be closed these three days.


Little Egg Harbor Township 2015 Mosquito Control Program Brochure
Why we do it and how you can help.

2015 Mosquito Spraying Schedule


The Department of Public Works will be closed on the following day:
Friday, November 6th
Monday, November 10th


2015 Ocean County Household Hazardous
Waste Disposal Program


Berkeley Township
Public Works Garage
630 Pinewald-Kewwick Road
Saturday, May 30th / 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Call to pre-register: 732-506-5047

Stafford Township
Public Works Garage
320 Hay Road
Saturday, June 6th / 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Call to pre-register: 609-978-0913




Ocean County 2015 Residential Document Shredding Program
Bring your shredding to the
Little Egg Harbor Township Community Center
Wednesday, May 6th  / 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.



Sign Shop

If you notice a missing street sign, speed limit sign or stop sign, please report it to: signs@leht.com
 


 

                         


       
Trash and Recycling Schedule 



RECYCLING - FOR A LIST OF ACCEPTABLE & NON-ACCEPTABLE ITEMS - click here
 


Used Clothing Drop-off Shed
Located at the Recycling Center (DPW Yard)
Items Accepted:  clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed toys.
Your donations will not be cut up or shredded.
We do not accept rags, fabric scraps, toys or household goods. 



Additional Automated Trash Containers can be purchased at the Township Clerk's Office. There are three sizes of automated trash containers available: 95 gallon = $55; 65 gallon = $50; 35 gallon = $45. There is a maximum of three cans per household. Form to purchase an additional automated trash container, click here.

Additional Automated Recycling Containers can be purchased at the Township Clerk's Office. The cost for this 95 gallon container can be purchased for $55. Form to purchase an additional automated recycling container - click here

ALL COLLECTIONS REFERENCED BELOW MUST BE PLACED CURBSIDE BY 6:00 A.M. ON THE MONDAY MORNING OF THE COLLECTION WEEK.

***ONCE A STREET HAS BEEN COLLECTED, THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS WILL NOT RETURN UNTIL THE NEXT SCHEDULED TIME.***


LEAF COLLECTION - DO NOT BAG YOUR LEAVES ANYMORE, rake or blow your leaves curbside on the week your zone is due for pickup and the Department of Public Works will pick up the leaves with a vacuum truck. To see what zone you live in and for collection dates, click here.  In order to keep your street clean from blown leaves, please do not place leaves at the curb prior to or after your collection week.
 


GRASS CLIPPINGS, HAY & GARDEN DEBRIS - Should be bagged and placed into the automated trash containers with your normal trash for collection. 

BRUSH - Branches must be no larger then 3 inches in diameter, 4 feet in length and tied in bundles that weigh 50 pounds or less. No stumps or roots will be picked up. To check your zone for collection dates, click here.

METAL - Please separate recyclable metals from other items intended for collection. To check your zone for collection dates, click here.

BULK TRASH - Please be sure to separate bulk trash (i.e. mattresses, box springs, furniture, plastic toys, etc.) from recyclable items left at the curb for collection (i.e. metal, leaves, brush). The Township of Little Egg Harbor does not collect carpeting, carpet padding, kitchen / bathroom cabinets, boats (cut up or otherwise), rock, concrete, tile, soil, construction debris, tires or propane tanks. To check your zone for collection dates, click here.


Additionally, the Electronic Waste Management Act has banned the disposal of "covered electronic devices" which includes televisions, computers, monitors and portable / laptop computers. These items must be brought to the Recycling Center located at 1363 Route 539. Please contact the Little Egg Harbor Recycling & Compost Center at 609-296-5760 for additional information and proper drop off instructions.