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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 will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.




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


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 NET 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.


Good Will clothing drop-off boxes are also located at the public works yard on Route 539.