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Department of Public Works

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35 Municipal Drive,
Lumberton, NJ 08048
609-267-3217

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm

DPW Yard Open to Residents,
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 7:30am to 1:30pm

Free Mulch Available - The Public Works Department has mulch available for Lumberton Township residents. It is piled next to the waste oil shed in the parking lot directly across the side entrance of the Municipal Complex. There is NO topsoil or compost available.

Public Works

Welcome!

 We encourage you to label your recycle and trash containers with your house number or some other identifying marking, this will help locate your containers if they are missing. 

 The Recycling drop off Center has been moved to its new location on Chestnut Street.  The facility is located just past the FLW School towards Rt. 38.  This will include all paper, cardboard, bottles & cans.  If you have any questions please call the Township building at 609-267-3217. The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining all Township owned property including buildings & grounds, recreation parks, athletic fields, roads, drainage systems, street signs, sidewalks, vehicles and equipment. All collection of trash is coordinated thru Public Works. This department works very closely with officials of Burlington County in all areas of the State mandated recycling program.
The General Foreman of Public Works: Tom Shover
Phone – 609-267-3217 (x143)
 

Schedules

Brush is collected curbside and chipped by the Township. Brush is considered to be shrub and tree branches between 2 inches and 10 inches in diameter. Brush shall be stacked near the edge of the roadway with the cut ends all facing one direction.

Due to the need of residents this time of year, brush collection will be done on the third full week of the month on your regular trash day.

IMPORTANT: Put Material Out On Your Regular Collection Day

2016 BULK TRASH
COLLECTION SCHEDULE

•  Week of January 4th on your regular trash day

•  Week of February 8th on your regular trash day

•  Week of March 7th on your regular trash day

•  Week of April 4th on your regular trash day

•  Week of May 2nd on your regular trash day

•  Week of June 6th on your regular trash day

  •  Week of July 4th on your regular trash day
(pushed back one day due to the 4th of July Holiday)

•  Week of August 8th on your regular trash day

•  Week of September 5th on your regular trash day
(pushed back one day due to the Labor Day Holiday)

•  Week of October 3rd on your regular trash day

•  Week of November 7th on your regular trash day

No Bulk Collection the month of December

 

Items NOT collected by Public Works

  • Asphalt
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Pavement
  • Branches & Brush over 10 inches in diameter
  • Block
  • Brick
  • Concrete
  • Decks
  • Fences
  • Masonry
  • Roof Shingles
  • Sheds
  • Sod
  • Oversized Tires by nature of their weight and size

The above items will not be picked up or disposed of by the Township.  The property owner shall make arrangements with a private company for their disposal.  (Chapter 162 of the Lumberton Township Code Book)

Ordinances Pertaining to Collection Material

Information

COLLECTION STICKERS AVAILABLE BY MAIL

To get this form Click Here. Print out the form, fill it out and send it back to the Township in the mail and a collection sticker will be sent back to you.

REMEMBER TO PLACE THE COLLECTION STICKER ON THE ITEM THAT YOU WANT TO BE PICKED UP.

ALSO REMEMBER THAT THE GRASS COLLECTION STICKER IS FOR GRASS ONLY.

THANK YOU
THE RECYCLING DEPT.


FACT:Lumberton Twp. saved $33,000 in Landfill Costs in 2002 due to it's recycling efforts!!!