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PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Department of Public Works
(609) 296-3600
Fax: (609) 294-0746
griffin@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

 



Boat Shrink Wrap can be recycled at the Department of Public Works Yard
Other Boat Shrink Wrap Recycling Locations in Ocean County

2016 Ocean County Household Hazardous
Waste Disposal Program Upcoming Disposal Dates
Pre-registration is required.
Click Here for dates and locations.

For information on damage to personal property
during Township operations
(i.e. damage to mailbox during snow removal),
please read the following Township Ordinance.

Township Ordinance 2014-02


Sign Shop

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


Street light outages are reported directly to Atlantic City Electric.  Click here for details.



                       


  
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 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.

*** All collections 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. ***


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

*** All collections 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 month. ***


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), hot tubs, no form of fiberglass, rock, concrete, tile, soil, construction debris, tires, propane tanks or wood fencing. To check your zone for collection dates, click here. 

*** All collections 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 month. ***


E Waste Recycling Program
Important changes to the Township's electronic recycling procedures.

Click here for details on electronic recycling.
 

The Electronic Waste Management Act has banned the disposal
of "covered electronic devices" which includes televisions, computers, monitors and portable / laptop computers.